Marching Rams qualify for State

The Maricopa High School Marching Rams earned a sixth-place finish, “Excellent” rating and right to compete in the State Marching Festival with its performance at Arizona State University Band Day Saturday.
The Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association Division II State Marching Festival is Saturday at Hamilton High School in Chandler.
The Marching Rams moved up to Division II, which has bands with 65 to 94 members, last year. 
“This is the band's first season in Division II, and this is a huge success for our students,” MHS Director of Music Ivan Pour said. “We invite everyone to attend the state festival this weekend and see and hear these wonderful students.”
What: ABODA Division II State Marching Band Festival
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 (Rams perform at 10:15 a.m.)
Where: Hamilton High School, 3700 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler
How much: $10, children under 5 free