Massaponax Marching Panther Pride 

Massaponax High School opened in the Fall  of 1998 as the fourth high school in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. The bands have earned superior and excellent ratings at marching, concert, and jazz festivals during our history.

The band was designated a "Virginia Honor Band" in 2002, 2004, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 2020, and 2023.  In addition, the MHS Music Department was designated a "Blue Ribbon School" in 2002, 2018, 2020, and 2023.

The Panther Pride Bands consist of the Panther Pride Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Winter Color Guard, Indoor Percussion Ensemble, and the Marching Panther Pride.

2023 Marching Band Show


 Pride at MHS! 

Upcoming Events

August 25:  Away Game vs. Independence HS

Sept. 1: Home Game vs. Glen Allen HS

Sept. 8: Home Game vs. Louisa HS

   Sept.9:  Band Aid Day 🎶


Sept. 12:  Board Meeting @6:30PM

Parents' Meeting @ 7:30PM

 Sept. 22:  Away Game vs. Mountain View HS

Sept. 23:  Competition @ Riverbend HS

Sept. 29:  Home Game vs. Colonial Forge HS

Sept. 30:  Competition @ North Stafford HS

Business Partners

MP2 would like to thank the following community partners for their sponsorship of our band program!

Gold Sponsors: 


Calypso Kennels

KBI Music Shoppe

Minuteman Press


Rappahannock Electric Cooperative


Silver Sponsor:


2023 Virginia Honor Band

2023 VMEA Blue Ribbon School

2023 Atlantic Indoor Association

3rd Place at Patriot HS
3rd Place at Clover Hill HS


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P. O. Box 426
Thornburg, VA 22565