Journey to Macy's http://blog.wlrn.org en Countdown to Macy's! http://blog.wlrn.org/post/countdown-macys-0 <p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 21:26:28 +0000 Mia Laurenzo 23229 at http://blog.wlrn.org Countdown to Macy's! The Journey Continues http://blog.wlrn.org/post/journey-continues <p>The journey continues for the <strong>Tarpon Springs High School Leadership Conservatory for the Arts</strong> on their quest to march for Macy&rsquo;s.&nbsp; In the last several months, I have had the privilege of documenting the progress of these fine young leaders who are the most dedicated, meticulous, and artistically driven individuals to ever cross my path.&nbsp;&nbsp; Along with their talent and ambition for overall success, they are embarking on what could be one of the most noteworthy moments in their lives, performing at the annual Macy&rsquo;s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:02:27 +0000 Mia Laurenzo 22157 at http://blog.wlrn.org The Journey Continues Practice Makes Perfect http://blog.wlrn.org/post/practice-makes-perfect <p><strong>Practice makes perfect for Tarpon Springs as they prepare to march for Macy’s</strong>.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 15:49:23 +0000 Mia Laurenzo 19112 at http://blog.wlrn.org Practice Makes Perfect New York, New York! http://blog.wlrn.org/post/new-york-new-york <p>From the Sunshine State to the Big Apple...</p><p></p><p>Members of our WLRN team headed to the Big Apple on June 25th to meet with Macy's Executives about "THE BIG DAY".&nbsp; I'm speaking of The Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade of course! I'm not really sure who is more excited about our JOURNEY TO THE MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE production... Macy's or us!</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 21:37:43 +0000 Mia Laurenzo 17086 at http://blog.wlrn.org New York, New York! Tarpon Springs Ice Breaker Event http://blog.wlrn.org/post/tarpon-springs-ice-breaker-event <p>Ice Breaker event at Tarpon Springs High School where students welcome incoming freshman to the Leadership Conservatory Marching Band. Mon, 10 Jun 2013 21:05:25 +0000 Mia Laurenzo 15563 at http://blog.wlrn.org Tarpon Springs Ice Breaker Event Tarpon Springs Fundraising Concert http://blog.wlrn.org/post/tarpon-springs-fundraising-concert <p></p><p>The Tarpon Springs High School Leadership Conservatory for the Arts performs at their Spring Concert in an effort to raise funds for the Macy's Parade and the tornado victims of Moore, Oklahoma.</p><p><a href="post/tarpon-springs-fundraising-concert" target="_blank">Watch videos of Spring Concert</a> Wed, 29 May 2013 21:31:37 +0000 Mia Laurenzo 14884 at http://blog.wlrn.org Tarpon Springs Fundraising Concert Clowning Around! http://blog.wlrn.org/post/clowning-around <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thousands of participants take to the streets of Manhattan to trek 2 ½ miles of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade showcasing giant balloons, spectacular floats, sensational performances and mingling throughout the parade are hundreds of crowd pleasing clowns.</span></p><p>Two of these participants are longtime veteran clowns and Fort Lauderdale residents, Charles and Kitty Tatelbaum who are 2011 graduates of Clown U, sponsored by the Big Apple Circus. They have participated as clowns in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for over 10 years.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 18:31:47 +0000 Mia Laurenzo 13496 at http://blog.wlrn.org Clowning Around! Band On The Run! http://blog.wlrn.org/post/band-run <p>As part of their journey to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Tarpon Springs High School Marching Band put on a 5K fundraising event called BAND ON THE RUN.&nbsp; Faculty, parents,&nbsp;students and the community&nbsp;laced up their shoes and hit the pavement in support of the cause.&nbsp;&nbsp;The band&nbsp;must raise $400,000 for their trip to New York and have scheduled a series of fundraising events throughout the next few months.&nbsp; Keep checking back to monitor their progress!</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 18:29:46 +0000 Mia Laurenzo 13469 at http://blog.wlrn.org Band On The Run! Marching for Macy's http://blog.wlrn.org/post/marching-macys <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We are proud to announce the Tarpon Springs High School Marching Band will be representing the state of Florida in the 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.&nbsp;&nbsp;They are one of only ten marching bands chosen to participate in this year’s parade&nbsp;due to&nbsp;their elaborately choreographed and dramatic&nbsp;productions.&nbsp;&nbsp;From practice to performance and everything in between, </span>WLRN<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will&nbsp; document their journey on this once in a lifetime opportunity. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 18:27:57 +0000 Mia Laurenzo 13495 at http://blog.wlrn.org Marching for Macy's Journey to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! http://blog.wlrn.org/post/journey-macys-thanksgiving-day-parade <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s an iconic American holiday tradition like fireworks on the Fourth of July, trick or treating on Halloween or hunting for Easter eggs.&nbsp; Every year on Thanksgiving Day before the family gathers around the table for a celebratory feast, all eyes are on the Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 18:11:53 +0000 Mia Laurenzo 13492 at http://blog.wlrn.org Journey to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!