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America's thanksgiving parade, student report time info

Updated: Nov 15

The Marauder Music Machine will perform at America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit on Thursday, Nov 23. The band has been preparing for their performance for several weeks and looks forward to representing Warren Mott again this year!

America's Thanksgiving Parade broadcast begins at 9 am and will be televised on Local 4 WDIV.

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Dear Parent(s) and Students,

Enclosed is information regarding the upcoming “America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade”.

Required Practice: Tuesday – November 21st 10:30 – 12:00 p.m. All music memorized

Thanksgiving Day Performance – Wednesday, November 23rd

o 6:45 a.m. Arrive @ Mott, put on uniform - load bus. Trailer will already be loaded

o 7:00 a.m. Leave WMHS for Parade

o 7:30 a.m. Arrive at Parade Drop-off (Cass Ave. between Ferry & Palmer)

o 9:00 a.m. Step-off for Warren Mott (Woodward & Ferry))

o 10:15 a.m. Approx. T.V. Zone time (FIREBALL) WDIV Channel 4

o 10:30 a.m. Parade ends (pick up West on Congress/Washington Blvd)

o 11:15 A.m. Approximate return time to Mott.

Parade will step off on Woodward Avenue and Kirby and end at Washington and Congress

It is best that students be picked up from the school, and not at the end of the parade route due to logistics - unless the parent is at the end of the route.. I cannot let students go on their own to find their parents – however, if there is a parent that would be willing to wait with those students until their parent arrives, then I am fine with that.


Students will be given a thicker glove to keep their hands warm for the performance as well as hand warmers if needed. Make sure that you layer underneath your uniform to keep warm, but remember that you will sweat even though it’s cold. You will only be able to have with you what you will be marching in the parade with. NO JEWELERY!! Please do not wear jeans underneath your uniform pants!!


Mr. Miller

Director of Bands Warren Mott High School

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