Norwalk High School's Marching Band Adds Another Victory

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Members of the Norwalk High School Marching Bears perform their routine Saturday in Newtown. Photo Credit: Contributed
Band members show their spirit. Photo Credit: Contributed
Members of the Norwalk High School Marching Bears await the awards announcement. Photo Credit: Contributed
Band members celebrate after another victory. Photo Credit: Contributed

NORWALK, Conn. -- The Norwalk High School  Marching Bears precision marching band continued its winning ways as it rolled to another victory Saturday at Newtown High School.

Competing in the National Class of bands in the Musical Arts Conference event, Norwalk posted a total of 87.6. Trumbull finished second with 86. Norwalk has won four MAC events this fall. Trumbull has been the runner-up in three of those competitions.

The victory capped another long day for the Marching Bears, who practiced in the morning and helped root on the football team in its home game before making the long journey to  Newtown.

Norwalk has increased its total score by 11 points over the course of the season already  as modifies and fine tunes the program.

This weekend Norwalk will perform on Saturday night at the Walt Whitman High School in Huntington, Long Island in a New York State Field Band Conference contest. On Sundayy, they will compete at Arlington High School in LaGrange, N.Y. 

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kareno1963:

Good job to the whole band. So nice to see them in the paper and on the internet.

debbyden:

A great article about the NHS band. These kids work so very hard at what they do and represent Norwalk in such a positive way. It's nice to see them get recognition.

ed.abrams.5:

Wonderful to see Norwalk represented throughout the Southeastern Connecticut community in such a positive manner. The dedication, commitment and contribution that each of these kids makes only helps to improve the reputation and image of Norwalk where ever they go.

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