The Fort Frye Marching Cadets placed first at Meadowbrook High School's Festival of Bands on September 29. Their show "Batman: Time-Tested Hero" earned the group first place in Class C as well as best percussion in Class C. Also competing in Class C were West Jefferson High School from West Jefferson with their show "When Music Worlds Collide" and Crooksville High School from Crooksville performing "The Music of Aerosmith".
Competing in Class B were Chippewa High School, the Circleville "Pride of the Tigers", Morgan High School Marching Raiders, and the Cambridge Bobcat Marching Band. Class A bands included John Glenn High School and Dublin Jerome High School. The lone participant in Class AA was the Westlake High School Marching Band from Galloway. Performing in exhibition in Class B was the host Meadowbrook "Colts" Marching Band. Director of the Marching Cadets is Casey Mercer. Guard instructor is Tina Bohl. Next up for the group is Marietta's Band-O-Rama.
ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION SCHEDULED
The Beverly Public Library's monthly book discussion is scheduled for this Saturday, October 20, at noon. Lunch is provided with this program. This month's book is "Affair" by Lee Child. Multiple copies of the book are available at the library for patrons to read before attending the book discussion. This is the sixteen installment of the "Jack Reacher" series and takes Reacher back to the days of his early army career.
For information about this program or any others scheduled at the library, visit their website at http://www.wcplib.info/content/beverly or call the library at 984-4060.
MCTEACHER NIGHT PLANNED
Mark your calendars for November 7 from 4:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.. McDonald's of Beverly will be hosting their second 'McTeacher Night' for students of Beverly-Center Elementary School. Teachers and administration from Beverly-Center will be on hand to serve customers to raise money for the school. A portion of the proceeds from the sales during the special hours will go towards the school's technology plan. Also available will be special coupon sheets, with total profits from sales going toward the fund. More information will be available closer to the date of the event.
Sue Sampson is a longtime columnist for The Parkersburg News & Sentinel.