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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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RCHS Guard Wins Best In Class in Chattanooga

Recently the RCHS Colorguard along with the Marching Rockets competed in the U.S. Bands Southern States Marching Championships held in Chattanooga Tennessee on November 3rd.  The Marching Rockets took 2nd place in Class A Competition while the Colorguard received the Best Guard in Class A Award.  Members are pictured above from L-R: Hannah Tyler, senior,… Continue Reading RCHS Guard Wins Best In Class in Chattanooga

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Congratulations RCHS Marching Rockets!

Congratulations to the RCHS Marching Rockets on their performance at the KMEA Regional Quarterfinals on Saturday held at Bourbon County High School in Paris, KY. The Rockets performance scored them into the final 8 bands from Class AAA East to compete in the 2012 KMEA Class AAA State Marching Band Championship in Bowling Green this Saturday!  This is the… Continue Reading Congratulations RCHS Marching Rockets!

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