Band director: Jason Gibson

Name of high school: Reynoldsburg High School

Band’s official name: Reynoldsburg Raider Marching Pride

Band director(s):

• Jason Gibson, head director)

• Scott Tennant, assistant director

• Stephanie Lewis, color guard instructor)

• Gary Sweeney, percussion instructor

Field commander(s): eSTEM Junior Jamie Greene and eSTEM Senior Luka Wong

Total number of band members, including color guard/flag corps: 105

Number of seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen: 20 seniors, 20 juniors, 33 sophomores and 32 freshmen

Date of first home halftime show: Friday, Sept. 7

Date of homecoming game: Friday, Sept. 21

Theme of homecoming halftime show: “Alumni celebration”

Marching band’s season theme if applicable: “Earth, Wind, and Fire”

Scheduled special performances and competitions:

• Sept. 15 -- OMEA competition at Cambridge High School

• Sept. 29 -- OMEA competition at Licking Valley High School

• Oct. 13 -- OMEA double-header competition at Canal Wincester High School and Meadowbrook High School

• Oct. 20 -- OMEA double-header competition at Shawnee High School and Marion High School

• Oct. 27 -- OMEA state finals

Name of band boosters: Reynoldsburg Band Boosters; Wendy Brown, president

Band’s or boosters’ website and/or social-media links:

• Website --

Additional details and/or comments from band director:

We are very excited about the 2018-2019 season, and we can’t wait to see what our students accomplish this year! We had a tremendous band camp and preview show, and with the wonderful support of our district, parents, and community, the sky is the limit for these amazing students.

-- Compiled by Pamela Willis/ThisWeek