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.
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.
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.
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
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
Congratulations Eagle Regiment for another Outstanding Performance last night at the Park Vista Marching Band competition. Here is a recap on last night’s results.