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 and 2020. In addition, the MHS Music Department was designated a "Blue Ribbon School" in 2002, 2018, and 2020.

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.

2022 Marching Band Show


Pride at MHS!

Upcoming Events

November 7: Spotsylvania
Marching Showcase @ Spotsy HS, 7 p.m.

November 10: Concert and Symphonic Band Concert, 7 p.m.

November 15: Virtual Parent Meeting, 7:30 p.m. (6:30: Executive Board)

December 3: Spotsylvania and Fredericksburg Christmas parades (Combined County Band)

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:


2020 Virginia Honor Band

2020 VMEA Blue Ribbon

2022 Atlantic Indoor Association

2nd Place at Potomac HS
2nd Place at South County HS

2021 Riverbend Emerald Classic

3rd Place AA Band

2nd Place Percussion

2nd Place Color Guard

2021 North Stafford
Big Blue Invitational

1st Place A Band

1st Place Visual

1st Place Music

1st Place Percussion

1st Place Color Guard

2021 Stafford Showcase

3rd Place A Band

1st Place Percussion

2nd Place General Effect

2nd Place Color Guard

2021 Godwin Marching Invitational

3rd Place Music

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Thornburg, VA 22565