DOWNEY - The Warren High School band and color guard will host its first annual Field Tournament on Nov. 1 in the campus stadium.Ten bands will participate in the competition, including Downey High, South East High, California High, Bellflower High, Mayfair High, Bell High, Bell Gardens High, South Gate High, Santa Fe High and St. John Bosco High. The first band performs at 5:30 p.m. and the final band competes at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $5; military personnel and children under 5 are free. Warren's band, color guard and drumline each earned first place honors in a field tournament hosted by Kennedy High School at Glover Stadium in Anaheim on Oct. 14. They will compete again Saturday at Baldwin Park High School starting at 7 p.m. and in the Loara Field Tournament, again at Glover Stadium, on Oct. 29 at 6:15 p.m. Warren band members also thanked the community for their support during a decal drive in September. The band and color guard went door-to-door throughout parts of the community, accepting donations in return for a decal. "This year, like every other year, the community really stepped up and was a big help," the band and color guard said in a statement. "Thank you to residents of Downey!" For more information on Warren High School's band and color guard, go to warrenband.net.
********** Published: October 27, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 28