Southeast High School band planning D-Day memorial trip, performances

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They’re used to cheering on the football team. Now, teenagers are a Wichita high school are hoping people will offer their support with a big trip.


The Southeast High School Marching band is planning to take a trip to France next summer. They plan to participate in D-Day memorial activities. They will represent the United States by marching in the International Parade commemorating the 76th Anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2020.

“Over the course of our week in France we will perform multiple times in Normandy including the Omaha Beach Cemetery and we will also perform in Paris at the Luxembourg Gardens,” the band shares on Facebook. “We will see many incredible sights including the Eiffel Tower and spend our last day in France with The Mouse at Disneyland, Paris. It is a GREAT YEAR to be a Golden Buffalo!”

Band director Kristal Cutler said the group has several fundraisers lined up until next summer, but if people want to help contribute, they can sponsor the band. People may call the SEHS Bookkeeper at 973-2714 to pay by credit/debit card or mail a donation to:  Wichita Southeast Band, 2641 S. 127th St. East, Wichita, KS  67210.

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