Category Archive: Marching Band

Mar 30

Fond Memories From Our 2017 Seniors

The 728 Cadets board of directors and staff strive to provide a quality marching arts program to the students in ISD 728 serving students in Rogers, Elk River and Zimmerman. We’d like to share some of the experiences Cadet and River Valley Winter Arts students have had in our marching program. Below are a few …

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Sep 21

728 Cadets Marching Band Rose to Success in 2015

August 18, 2015 – Students in the 728 Cadets Marching Band enjoyed another spectacular marching season. Since May, the Cadets competed in parades across the state of Minnesota, and in St. Louis, Missouri, marching in the Veiled Prophet Parade on July 4th. Their dedication and hard work allowed them to achieve two of their season …

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Jun 16

“Owatonnia” Is Ours In 2013


By Ken Tracy As I think about how Saturday, June 15th 2013 happened I am amazed at the day that the 728 Cadets Marching Band has had. All 94 students arrived for the buses at RHS by the 6:30am call time. We boarded and the Chaperones did a nose count to be sure we had …

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Feb 28

Summer 2013 Information


The 728 Cadets’ summer season begins with the 1st practice scheduled for Thursday, March 7, 6-9 pm at Elk River High School. This practice is especially important for all rookies, whether interested in band proper, drumline, or colorguard. However, returning Cadets are encouraged to attend on March 7 also! Click below to access the Summer …

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Jul 13

A “Tribal” Season Recap

This season of “Tribal” has come to a close with the Maple Grove Parade on Thursday. This was a culmination of a second straight winning season where crowds were inspired by the “People’s Choice” band known as the 728 Cadets. We who support the Cadets really enjoyed watching you, hearing your music and seeing others …

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Jul 11

IMPORTANT: Change to Report Time, MG Parade

Hello Everyone ~ There is a change in report time tomorrow for the Maple Grove Parade: 3:30 Report to RHS (not 1:30) 4:00 Buses Depart (not 2:00) Also, just a note, the banquet on Monday is for the entire family ~ Eileen

Jul 06

Next Week (basically the last week) with Eileen

Did I not say this would fly by!  Still catches me off guard. Shoes:  If you received a pair on NEW shoes this year (BP or CG) and they are already worn through, please contact Sarah Schultz. Sunday                       07-08 Starbuck Parade 10:00am Report to RHS 10:30 Buses Depart 1:30 Parade Begins Cannot find a …

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Jul 04

This Week with Eileen

Hello Everyone ~ Sorry about the late “This Week”, but I was out of state over the weekend. The Austin parade map is here, have not seen/found one for Blooming Prairie. Band Proper will be marching in their 728 Cadets Tribal T-Shirt, Bibs and Dinkles tomorrow. (no jackets or shakos) If the parade is judged, …

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Jun 26

What A Week… now to relax and reflect

Now that the week is almost over for the Marching Band it’s a good time to share some thoughts about the weekend’s parades. I can say that this was a marathon weekend and really puts miles on the Cadets, volunteers, Directors and the parents who came along for the ride. Each and every one of …

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Jun 22

Alexandria Weekend Update

Hello Everyone ~ Below are links to this weekend’s parade routes.  St. Cloud & Alexandria have judging marked.  Roseville, I’m guessing the “ ! “ symbols are where the bands are expected to perform.  Rogers, there are no indications for performances or judging. However, over the last four years, the bands have always performed in …

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