Deptford Township High School Spartan Marching Band
575 Fox Run Road, Deptford, New Jersey 08096
Band Director: Mike Armstrong -
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NEXT DBPA MEETING - January 26, 2015 (7:30 pm)

Schedule for Salem/Cape May Parades (Dec. 6, 2014)

8:30 am - Report
9:15 am - Leave for Salem
11:00 - Salem Parade Step-Off
TBD - Lunch en route to Cape May, bring Money
5:00 pm - Cape May Parade  Step-Off
TBD - Leave Cape May after parade.  Possibly stopping for food on way home.  Students will call when they are close.

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.

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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


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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