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NHS Marching Band & Guard Earn Top Score

Published: October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

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NHS Band & Guard officers, from left, Ian Klepacki, woodwind captain; Isabelle Fitzgerald, Color Guard captain; Adam Wolff, drum major; Jenna Ehnot, drum major; Grace Sholtes, drum major; and Thomas Jensen, brass captain, accept awards at the…
NHS Band & Guard officers, from left, Ian Klepacki, woodwind captain; Isabelle Fitzgerald, Color Guard captain; Adam Wolff, drum major; Jenna Ehnot, drum major; Grace Sholtes, drum major; and Thomas Jensen, brass captain, accept awards at the October 7 competition at South Brunswick High School. -Denise Romano photo
NHS Guard member Tess Trahan holds up a prop during the Marching Band & Guard's performance of the show Dystopia on October 7.  -Denise Romano photo
NHS Guard member Tess Trahan holds up a prop during the Marching Band & Guard's performance of the show Dystopia on October 7. -Denise Romano photo
The Newtown High School Marching Band & Guard continued to dominate its competition season with another win at South Brunswick High School in Monmouth Junction, N.J., on Saturday, October 7.

In a competition featuring 19 other high school bands, the Nighthawks not only swept their division and took all the caption awards including Best Music, Best Visual, Best Overall Effect, Best Percussion, and Best Color Guard, but also earned the highest score of all bands that performed.
This season's show is called Dystopia, modeled after George Orwell's novel, 1984.

Newtown's next competition is at Norwalk High School on Saturday, October 14.

The NHS Marching Band & Guard also has its 9th Annual 100-Family Tag Sale fundraiser set for Saturday, October 21, from 9 am to 2 pm, at NHS, 12 Berkshire Road.

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