The 2023 - 2024 Marching Lions Band held their 2023 Band Camp on July 24 - 28 and July 30 - August 4, from 8AM-5PM at the High School. During the two weeks, they worked on the Music and Drill for the 2023 field show, "The Music of James Bond".
On September 30th, the Marching Lions Band had a very busy day as they performed in the QACHS Homecoming Parade, Mass Band Pre-Game, and Half Time performance. During the Homecoming Parade that went from Kennard Elementary School back to the High School, they performed "Cheyenne". During their Pre-Game performance with the Sudlersville and Centreville Middle School Marching Bands, they performed a special arrangement of "This Is My Country" before playing the National Anthem. During their half-time performance, they presented their 2023 production of "The Music of James Bond".
On October 2nd, the Marching Lions Band attended their first competition of the season that was hosted at Rising Sun High School, in Rising Sun, MD. After finally finishing putting the last sets of the drill on the field, the kids showed off that hard work in their performance that earned them a score of 73.79 earning them a 3rd Place finish.
On October 21st, the Marching Lions Band gave their second competitive performance of the season at the T.O.B. Chapter 9 Championships which brought their regular competition season to a close. With this they earned a score of 76.78, earning them a third place finish out of four bands as a Group 1A.
On November 29th, the Combined Concert Band, Marching Lions Band, and Combined Concert Choir held their 2023 "Sound of the Holiday Season" Winter Concert in the John F. Andrews Performing Arts Center at QACHS. The large crowd in attendance was ushered into the holiday season by enjoying both traditional and contemporary holiday favorites presented by each of the ensembles.
On December 8th, the Marching Lions Band participated in the rescheduled 2023 Centreville Christmas parade after the parade was canceled due to inclement weather on the original date the week before. The band entertained the audiences along the parade route with Holiday Medley.
On December 20th, the Combined Concert Band, Marching Lions Band, Combined Concert Choir, members of the Dance Department, and members of the Theater Department traveled to both Sudlersville and Centreville Middle Schools to share some holiday cheer as they promoted their program offerings at QACHS. The assembly at SMS included the entire student body (grades 5 - 8) while CMS invited their 8th grade students to attend in preparation for their scheduling of 9th grade classes after the first of the new year. The performances were enjoyed by all in attendance at both schools.