• The New Boston High School Military Stride With Pride Marching Band prides itself in being one of the longest active military bands in the state of Texas. Marching in the traditional 6-to-5 marching style, they have competed in a variety of venues and competitions. As a band, they have received superior ratings and exceptional awards for 28 consecutive years. They have had the honor of being the 1999 3A Honor Band for the State as well as competing in the State Marching Contest multiple times. Rooted in tradition, the band is constantly working to maintain and improve both the spirit of the community and their reputation as a whole.