Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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Draft photos: Washington (N.I.D.P.), Minford, Ohio

Suggested caption for all photos: WASHINGTON (July 4) — The Mighty Marching Falcons from Minford High School in Minford, Ohio, marched in the National Independence Day Parade down Constitution Avenue, in celebration of the nation’s 239th birthday. (Voxitatis)

Eds. be advised … See the Creative Commons license below. Voxitatis waives the non-commercial and share-alike use restrictions for any photos on this page used for editorial purposes, provided no students are named, as it is strictly against our policies to identify students in photographs. The participation of the group is newsworthy, as it concerns fine arts programming in US schools, but the participation of individual students is not newsworthy. In almost 15 years of marching band coverage, Voxitatis has never violated this policy.

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Paul Katula is the executive editor of the Voxitatis Research Foundation, which publishes this blog. For more information, see the About page.

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