It has been a week since the Nebraska City High School Band kicked off the 2018-19 year in activities with its annual exhibition and ice cream social at the high school football field. During that exhibition, the band gave a preview of its halftime music, Shades of Latin.

Those who missed the band's performance can mark their calendars for the next event at the high school football field, the school's community pep rally, set for 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17.

The first halftime march of the NCHS band won't be for a few weeks as the football team opens with road games at Schuyler and at Wahoo on Aug. 24 and Aug. 31. The football team will play at home for the first time at 7 p.m. on Aug. 7 against Platteview.

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