JHS Band Departs for South Pacific

NOVEMBER 20, 2006 - Posted at 10:43 a.m. CST

MEMPHIS, TN - The Jonesboro High School Marching Band departed the Memphis International Airport early this morning for Honolulu, Hawaii.

The band will participate in the Waikiki Thanksgiving Parade and a ceremony observing the 65th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Several parents of band members are accompanying the band on the trip, as well as a local Pearl Harbor survivor.

The band will return home on Monday, November 27.