.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

LAHS band wins big at tournament

-A A +A
By Kirsten Laskey

It isn’t easy being a part of the Los Alamos Marching Band. It requires a lot of work. The last two weeks of summer vacation are filled with practices. Students give up time after school to practice, in addition to the regularly scheduled band classes. It’s not just learning music either, it is learning drills as well

When the marching band makes a public appearance, it is not only on the local football field to entertain the crowd during a home game; but also competitions. In October alone the marching band traveled throughout New Mexico to compete in three different competitions.

This large amount of work is enough to make you want to throw in the towel, but the LAHS marching band didn’t back down from the challenges and their determination paid off.

In October, the marching band took home 13 trophies from the three competitions it was involved in and 22 students made the district honor band, along with 18 from Los Alamos Middle School.

At the Tournament of the Bands held Oct. 25 in Las Cruces, the marching band earned every top award in their class, which was class B. These awards included outstanding visual, outstanding music and outstanding general effect.

Additionally, the band was invited to march in an exhibition later that day.


If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
info
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account

If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.

ZIP Code:



Create a limited access account.
Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.

The Los Alamos Monitor | lacirculation@lamonitor.com | 505-662-4185
256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday