2015 District 15 Concert Band MPA – Straight Superior Rating

Congratulations to Ms. Odio and the Stoneman Douglas Wind Ensemble for receiving a Straight Superior rating for the 5th consecutive year at the FBA District Concert Band MPA held at JP Taravella High School on March 6, 2015. Congratulations also to the MSD Symphonic Band for receiving an Excellent rating. Pictured with Ms. Odio are outgoing District 15 Chair, Kim Imerbsin from American Heritage School, and incoming District 15 Chair John Nista from Ramblewood MS.

District 15 Concert Band MPA - Straight Superior MSD Wind Ensemble


Posted by admin on March 29, 2015 at 9:45 pm.

2nd Annual Eagle Regiment Golf Tournament – April 11, 2015

If you think last year’s golf tournament was a hit, you’re in for an even bigger treat this year.

With your support and participation, we’ll raise money to meet the growing needs of the award winning Eagle Regiment Marching Band program at Stoneman Douglas High School.

Gather your foursome and bring your best game!

We’ll have contests with great prizes, a huge auction and a shot at winning a new vehicle courtesy of JM Lexus.

Come for a spirited round of golf, dinner and our fun packed awards banquet.

Sign up today at http://tinyurl.com/EagleRegimentGolfEvent

2nd Annual Eagle Regiment Golf Tournament

Posted by admin on March 17, 2015 at 9:33 pm.

MSD Principal Posts Permanent Director of Bands Position

This week, Principal Thompson is posting the permanent full-time position of Director of Bands for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. All candidates interested in being considered for the position should visit www.browardschools.com/jobs to learn about the important role and to complete an official application.

Attached is a letter from Mr. Thompson describing the opportunity.

Director of Bands Position – Stoneman Douglas High School

Posted by admin on January 26, 2015 at 8:59 pm.

2014 FMBC State Championship Class 5A 1st Runner-Up

Huge congratulations go out to the Stoneman Douglas Eagle Regiment for theire superior performance at the FMBC State Championship Competition at the Tropicana Dome in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Eagle Regiment competed against 11 other Class 5A bands and a total of 90 overall bands throughout the state. The Eagle Regiment finished the state competition with the Best Visual performance and Best Color Guard (96) and finished 1st Runner-Up in Class 5A and Overall with their show, Strategy.

2014 FMBC Championship Competition Finals Run Drum Major Salute

Posted by admin on January 10, 2015 at 12:55 am.

1st Place Class 5A/Overall 1st Runner Up – Park Vista Striking Cobra Invitational

Congratulations to the Stoneman Douglas Eagle Regiment for their outstanding performance at the 9th Annual Park Vista High School Striking Cobra Invitational competition.  23 bands performed and were judged in the areas of Music, General Effect, Visual, Percussion and Color Guard.  The Eagle Regiment received best in class performances in the categories of Music and Visual, and received best overall Color Guard. The band won 1st Place in Class 5A and Overall 1st Runner-Up.

Eagle Regimetn awarded 1st Place in Class 5A at 2014 Striking Cobra Invitational

Posted by admin at 12:13 am.

Grand Champion Tarpon Springs Outdoor Music Festival

Congratulations to the Eagle Regiment on another fantastic performance at a regional FMBC competition. Here is a recap of the results:

  • Best Auxilliary
  • Best Brass
  • Best Woodwinds
  • Best Visual
  • Best General Effect
  • Best Drum Major
  • 1st Place Class 5A
  • Grand Champions

Eagle Regiment Grand Champion at Tarpon Springs Outdoor Music Festival

Posted by admin on January 9, 2015 at 11:42 pm.

A Celebration of the Life of John Rusnak


Please join us on Tuesday August 12, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Church by the Glades for a celebration of the life of John M. Rusnak, our beloved band director.

The family has requested that the Eagle Regiment and members of the 2013/14 Jazz Ensemble A perform selections of music near and dear to Mr. Rusnak.

During this service we will hear messages given by friends of the family and from Pastor Tom of Church by the Glades to commemorate the life and legacy of our friend and teacher, John Rusnak.

In lieu of sending flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in John’s memory to Stoneman Douglas Marching Eagles Parent Association (MEPA, Inc.).  In support of this wish, MEPA is establishing the John M. Rusnak Legacy Fund.  Contributions to the fund can be made by clicking the Donate button below, or by check to MEPA Inc. 4613 N. University Drive #366, Coral Springs, FL 33067.

 The John M. Rusnak Legacy Fund

Posted by admin on August 10, 2014 at 9:40 pm.

2014 Eagle Regiment, Edition 25


Posted by admin on July 20, 2014 at 1:07 pm.

2014 Eagle Regiment Officers and MEPA Board!

2014 Officers

Posted by admin on April 26, 2014 at 5:36 am.

2014 Stoneman Douglas Band Ice Breaker

Icebreaker 2014

Posted by admin on April 15, 2014 at 6:24 pm.