Deptford Township High School Spartan Marching Band
575 Fox Run Road, Deptford, New Jersey 08096
Band Director: Mike Armstrong - armstrong.m@deptford.k12.nj.us
 
 
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NEXT DBPA MEETING - February 23, 2015 (7:30 pm)

Upcoming Events

On March 4 at 7:00 pm, the Marching Band will be honored by the County Freeholders for their accomplishments during the 2014 season.  The meeting will start at 7:00 pm and will take place in the Ceremonial Courtroom (2nd Floor), 1 N. Broad Street, Woodbury.  ALL band members (unless a previous commitment they cannot get out of) should be in attendance for this honor.  Please respond to the Deptford Band Parents at your earliest convenience to inform them of your attendance.

March 27 - Jazz Band Festival (5:00 pm)

 March 30 - Banquet at Gambi Caterers (6:00 - 9:00 pm)

April 11 - Indoor Guard Home Show (Time:  TBA)

April 26 - Indoor Guard TIA Chapter 1 Championships

May - Look for Parade Rehearsals to Begin

May 16 - Deptford Day Parade

June 5-7 - Wildwood Trip (Details:  TBA)
June 6 - Elks Parade in Wildwood

If your child is going to miss band practice for ANY reason, Mr. Armstrong needs to know 2 weeks in advance.  Please read the handbook and return the paper in the back with the expected dates of absence.  If your child is sick, please email Mr. Armstrong as soon as you know that your child will not be attending practice.






South Jersey Championships Video

SEASON PHOTOS



HOME SHOW VIDEO




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DID YOU KNOW:
Deptford High School "Fight Song" was borrowed from
San Jose State University?

It is said that the Head of the DTHS Guidance Department in 1959, Mr. Roy Wager suggested that our mascot be the Spartans.  Mr. Wager also suggested that the fight song be "The Spartan Fight Song" from his alma mater San Jose State University.



Here is a clip of San Jose State
's Fight Song

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Below are some photos of Deptfords 1st Marching Band
from back in 1959



Photos submitted by "Original 1959 Spartan Marching Band Member" Pat Madison

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