Category Archives: School

The Buckeye's Holy of Holies…

All I can say is, “WOW!” In 1979, at Smith-Wallbridge Drum Major Camp, instructor Gary Smith, then the director of the Marching Illni of University of Illinois, showed us a film of The Ohio State Marching Band performing the legendary … Continue reading

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The DMV… and Weekend…

When you finish reading this, you must read my friend’s blog… Jeff Carter had a fun time at his own license branch. Saturday I searched in vain on the internet to find the DMV’s hours. I could not even locate … Continue reading

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This Weekend & Gone With The Wind…

What a busy, and then exciting weekend…   FRIDAY Jose was with the marching band for the game against Lebanon, and we won. He got home around 11:30pm. I ran some errands and worked on writing for a few hours.   … Continue reading

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This past week… and next….

Last week was busy. Jose had marching band rehearsals, and also began his work at One Lincoln Park just around the corner from where we live. Thursday morning Jose, Flyer and I left at 8:00am for Fowler, Indiana, arriving shortly … Continue reading

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Band Camp… Over!

This evening I journeyed out to Wright State University and met up with the Chabut and Karmele families. We watched the band’s 2008 pre-game show and the first two of four movements of their 2008 competition show which is called … Continue reading

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Mark Time, Mark….

And the 2008 marching season is off and… marching. Sunday, I take Jose out to Wright State University where he will stay until Thursday evening for band camp. Here is a video taken by one of the students – the … Continue reading

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9 Benton teachers take early retirement incentive

From Lafayette, Indiana Journal Courrier: Benton Community School Corp. will lose 278 years of teaching experience this summer. That’s the total years of experience that the nine teachers who accepted an early retirement incentive had in the district, according to … Continue reading

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Little Brother…

Well, as of tonight, my brother, Destin Lang Haas, is officially the principal of Benton Central Senior-Junior High School located near Fowler, Indiana. Last November 30th, Destin was hurridly driving my sister-in-law to the hospital to deliver their second son, … Continue reading

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