The Marching War Eagle Band is the most visible and active band in the band program and is a voluntary ensemble. The function of the group is to participate in local parades, school pep rallies, football games and adjudicated marching band festivals and competitions. Membership in the marching band, while voluntary, is based on musicianship, marching ability and cooperation. With the exception of auxiliary members, students must be enrolled in a music class to be a member of the marching band. Students in Marching Band should expect after school rehearsals in the fall and other performances as scheduled.