Celebration set for MHS band


The Sound of the Swarm Mineola High School band will celebrate times three Thursday evening.

A ribbon cutting for the new band hall will start the festivities at 5 p.m. followed by tour of the new facility and a reception in the adjacent multi-purpose building.

At 6 p.m. the band will be formally recognized with a gold medal ceremony for the state marching championship the band earned on Nov. 3, its third consecutive championship.

Then at 7 p.m. the band will give its annual Christmas concert, also in the multi-purpose building.