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Nov 21 2017

Marching Rockets Become Marching Colonels

Recently members of the RCHS Marching Rockets had the opportunity to participate in the Eastern Kentucky University Music Department’s annual Marching Colonel for a Day program which invites high school musicians from across the state to perform with the Marching Colonels during the halftime show at an end of season home game.  The high school students arrived… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Become Marching Colonels

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Nov 14 2017

Marching Rockets Compete at USBands Southern States Marching Championship

USBands Southern States Marching Championship

Congratulations to the RCHS Marching Rockets who finished their season at the USBands Southern States Marching Championship in Chattanooga, TN.  The Rockets placed 3rd in their division with the highest score of the season.  The Rockets competed with groups from Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi.  The students also had the opportunity to tour Ruby… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Compete at USBands Southern States Marching Championship

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Oct 03 2017

Rockets Take 1st Place at 2017 Cumberland Falls Marching Invitational

Congratulations to the members of the RCHS Marching Rockets on their performance at the 2017 Cumberland Falls Marching Invitational held in Corbin this past Saturday. The Rockets won 1st Place in Class AAA competition as well as winning Best Percussion and Best Colorguard in class. Pictured with the trophies are (L-R) Colorguard Captains Trista Graves… Continue Reading Rockets Take 1st Place at 2017 Cumberland Falls Marching Invitational

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Nov 15 2016

Marching Rockets Become Marching Cards for the Day

Recently members of the RCHS Marching Rockets performed as guest of the Marching Cardinal High School Band Day held at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium during the University of Louisville vs. Wake Forest Game.  The students, along with over 600 other high school band students from across the Eastern U.S. were invited to perform during the… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Become Marching Cards for the Day

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Oct 25 2016

Marching Rockets Set to Make Fourth Appearance at KMEA State Marching Band Championship

The 2016 edition of the RCHS Marching Rockets have had a great season this year and are finishing their season with an appearance at this year’s KMEA State Marching Band Championship in Class AAA competition.  The Rockets were one of 8 bands in Class AAA selected to advance from the eastern half of the state… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Set to Make Fourth Appearance at KMEA State Marching Band Championship

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Jun 15 2016

Marching Rockets Begin Preparations for 2016 Season

The RCHS Marching Rockets recently began their work for the upcoming marching season in summer rehearsals. The group meets each week in June to begin fundamentals of both music and marching, training new members, and preparing for band camp which begins July 20th. Pictured in block marching formation are DJ Wade, Nora Pulliam, Jonah Pillion,… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Begin Preparations for 2016 Season

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Nov 09 2015

High School Band Days at UofL and EKU

Members of the RCHS Marching Rockets were selected to perform as part of the High School Band Days at the University of Louisville and Eastern Kentucky University.  These students spent the day rehearsing with the college band programs, working with college staff and were part of the halftime performance at both games this past Saturday.  Performing… Continue Reading High School Band Days at UofL and EKU

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Nov 04 2014

Marching Rockets Crowned Champions in Chattanooga

The Marching Rockets finished their 2014 season with a strong win at the US Bands Southern States Championship held in Chattanooga Tennessee on Saturday, November 1. The Rockets were first-place champions in class 1A as well as earning several caption awards including best music, best visual, best overall effect, and best colorguard in class. The… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Crowned Champions in Chattanooga

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Sep 29 2014

Marching Rockets Success at Corbin Marching Invitational

The Marching Rockets had another strong performance at the 2014 Corbin Marching Classic Invitational  with their show “Pyramids of Egypt”.  The band placed 2nd in Class AAA-1 Competition as well as earning “Best Colorguard In Class” last Saturday Evening.  The Marching Rockets will continue their season as they compete at the Hazard Band of Gold… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Success at Corbin Marching Invitational

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Sep 22 2014

Marching Season for Rockets Off To A Strong Start

Congratulations to the RCHS Marching Rockets who kicked off their season with their first contest at North Laurel High School this past Saturday.  The band premiered their 2014 Show “Pyramids of Egypt” which features original music by composer Larry P. Gilroy.  This year’s show incorporates well written tunes along with elaborate visuals in a musical… Continue Reading Marching Season for Rockets Off To A Strong Start

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