Money for Music

Participating School: Marathon Red Raiders

  • Founded: 1879
  • Principal: Dave Beranek
  • Students: 264

Music Department

  • Marching Band (43 students)
  • Choir (27 students)
  • Vocal Jazz (16 students)
  • Color Guard (12 stuents)
  • Band Instructor (Mrs. Sternberg - 60 students)
  • Choir Instructor (Mr. Kulinski - 70 students)

School Accomplishments

  • Class A Concert Band 1st
  • 2006 WI State Marching Band Champions
  • 2008 WI State Marching Band Champion Runner-ups
  • 2000- Marched in the National Independence Day Parade- Washington DC
  • 2003- Marching in the Music Magic Days Parade at Disney World
  • 2009- Performed concert on board the USS Intrepid in NYC
  • 2011- Chosen to march in the Nat'l Memorial Day Parade in Washington DC
  • 2007 National Blue Ribbon School
  • 13 state championships in athletics
  • 95 Conference Championships in Athletics
  • Qualified for state 21 straight years, 8 time state champion Division IV Academic
  • Decathlon including 2010 State Championship
  • FBLA top 5 at Regional 18 straight years, 2010 1st place 1st place regional and 7th place state, 6 National Participants
  • Math League 1st or 2nd place 11 times out of 18 years
  • FFA: National Chapter 2 Star Designation 12 straight years
  • 2010 WIAA Division II State Baseball Champions
  • 2009-2010 Boys Basketball Marawood Conference Champions, Regional Champions, Sectional Finalist
  • 2009 Girls Volleyball Regional Champions
  • 2010 Golf Sectional Qualifier
  • 2009 Football Level II qualifies
  • 2010 ACT composite scores 24.0 while the state average is 22.1

MHS Band also has an active pep band as well as is very active in Solo Ensemble each year.

Other Details

Marathon High School prides itself on a tradition of both academic and athletic excellence. 2011- Band Chosen to march in the Nat'l Memorial Day Parade in Washington DC