PELLA — The Pella School Board reviewed and approved the itinerary for a 2022-23 Rose Bowl Parade band trip at their Monday meeting.

Band director Dameon Place announced Oct. 29 that the Marching Dutch was selected to perform in the parade, which will take place in Pasadena, California on Jan. 2, 2023.

Students will leave for Los Angeles Dec. 28, 2022 and enjoy several days in the state, with activities including Disneyland Resort and a New Year’s Eve party at the hotel.

This will be the third time the Marching Dutch performs in the esteemed parade, making them the first high school band in the state to do so.

The board will meet next Nov. 22, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. for a regular and organizational meeting.

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