School Mascot: Bluehawks
School Colors: Blue/White
How many students are in your school? Around 475
How many are in your band? 24
When was your school founded? The school was founded in 1912 and at that time it was K-8. The high school opened in 1931, with the first graduating class in 1935, and we are celebrating our 100th anniversary in 2012-13.
Is your school consolidated? No
What towns are your students from? Hastings and surrounding area.
How many people live in your town? Hastings is 25,000+
How many years has your band been attending the HOH? At least four or five (exact number unknown)
Miles traveled to Grand Island: 25-30 miles
What songs will the band be playing this year? "El Gato"
Chosen because: It is a fun melody and is part of our Latin Expressions Marching Show.
Facts/Trivia: The band just completed a summer trip to Orlando, Florida.
Previous awards: Placed 3rd in Class C out of 6 schools at Yorkfest Parade September 7th, 2013.
Drum Majorettes: Noel Hrnchir
Band Director: Benjamin Veilleux
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