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5 Students Selected for Augustana Band Festival

By |2015-09-16T22:04:47+00:00November 9th, 2011|High School|

Allison W., Zack S., Sarah D., Abby F., and Spencer D. have been chosen to represent Harrisburg High School at the 54th Annual Augustana College Band Festival, November 11-12, 2011 on the Augustana College Campus. About 300 high school instrumentalists and 70 band directors representing schools from Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota will attend the [...]

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Frozen Food Sales

By |2011-11-08T12:14:07+00:00November 8th, 2011|High School, Middle School|

The Harrisburg Music Boosters will once again be sponsoring frozen food sales. Students can sell from November 8th - 17th. This fundraiser is not mandatory, but is made available by the music boosters to help students earn money to offset the cost of the music trips. All profits earned by each student are credited directly [...]

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HMS Band Takes to the Streets

By |2011-11-08T12:08:22+00:00November 8th, 2011|Middle School|

The middle school band program added something back to the curriculum this year. After a few years away from marching, the Harrisburg Middle School Band got back in step this year, taking to the streets for a couple parades. The 130-member band marched to the tune "Louie, Louie" and participated in both the Harrisburg Homecoming [...]

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HHS Marching Tigers Place 2nd at Lake Area Marching Festival

By |2011-11-08T12:04:05+00:00November 8th, 2011|High School|

On October 7th, the Harrisburg High School Marching Tigers participated in the Lake Area Marching Festival, held in Chester, SD. The festival included bands from over 20 area schools. The Marching Tigers performed well and walked away with a 2nd place finish in class A.

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HHS Marching Tigers Participate in Festival of Bands

By |2015-09-16T22:03:18+00:00November 8th, 2011|High School|

On October 1st, the Harrisburg High School Marching Tigers packed up their marching gear and made the long trip to Sioux Falls to participate in the 2011 Festival of Bands parade. Although the Marching Tigers were not competing, they marched well and represented Harrisburg High School with Pride!

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5th & HS Winter Concert

By |2011-11-09T09:32:16+00:00November 8th, 2011|5th Grade, High School|

The Harrisburg 5th Grade and High School Bands will present their 2011 Winter Concert on December 5th in the Harrisburg High School Auditorium. The concert begins at 7:00pm and will feature performances by the 5th grade band, high school band, and the HS jazz ensemble. Bring the whole family and come enjoy a night of [...]

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2011 Marching Band Camp

By |2011-11-08T10:56:01+00:00June 1st, 2011|High School|

The dates have been set for the 2011 Harrisburg High School Marching Band Camp. We will meet August 15th-19th from 3:00-6:00 PM. Please mark your calendars now! Be prepared for the potential heat -- Bring water, sunscreen, etc. We will spend time on marching fundamentals, rehearsing music, and learning the new marching show. Looking forward [...]

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2011 SD All-State Band

By |2011-11-08T12:15:36+00:00February 16th, 2011|High School|

Congratulations to Harrisburg High School Band member Leah Buller on her selection to the 2011 South Dakota All-State Band. The 2011 SD All-State Band will be held at Yankton High School in Yankton, SD, with the Clark band performing at 8:00 PM on Saturday, March 27th. Leah is the first Harrisburg student selected to the [...]

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Middle School Winter Concert

By |2011-11-18T12:53:58+00:00November 25th, 2010|5th Grade, High School, Middle School|

The Winter Season is upon us! The Harrisburg Middle School Band will present their 2011 Winter Concert on December 2nd in the Harrisburg High School Auditorium. The concert begins at 7:00pm and will feature performances by the 6th grade band, a combined 7th & 8th grade band, and the MS jazz ensemble. Bring the whole [...]

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HHS to Perform at Capitol

By |2016-11-18T10:33:17+00:00November 25th, 2010|High School|

The Harrisburg High School All-State Singers and Jr/Sr Band students will perform December 8th for the Christmas at the Capitol in Pierre. The students will perform from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the Capitol rotunda. The performances are free and open to the public. This year's Christmas at the Capitol celebration highlights nearly 100 [...]

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Frozen Food Sales Kick-Off

By |2015-09-16T22:04:03+00:00September 29th, 2010|5th Grade, High School, Middle School|

Beginning September 29th, all Harrisburg music students in grades 7-12 will have the opportunity to participate in a frozen foods fundraiser to help offset the cost of future music trips. Order forms are available from the music directors. Students are to collect money at the time of the sale. Order forms are due back no [...]

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HS Music Trip Meeting

By |2011-11-08T12:19:35+00:00August 30th, 2010|High School|

The parent/student meeting for all those interested in participating in the HS music trip to Dallas has been scheduled for September 14th at 7:00 PM in the HS Auditorium. This meeting will cover school policies and procedures, tentative itinerary, approximate costs, etc. If you have an interest in participating in the music trip but are [...]

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Beginning Band Meetings

By |2011-11-08T12:20:03+00:00August 10th, 2010|5th Grade|

Calling all Fifth Grade students and parents!! Two meetings will be held for 5th grade students and parents of 5th students interested in joining band this year. A meeting will be held at Explorer Elementary on Aug. 10th and Liberty Elementary on Aug. 12th. Students and parents are encouraged to attend one of these meetings. [...]

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