School colors to stay maroon & white in Sherman

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

SHERMAN, Tex. -- After hearing concern from Sherman High alumni, school officials confirmed Thursday that the school’s' colors will stay true to maroon and white. The controversy began when high school band director Ryan Jenkins took a design for new band uniforms to the school board last week that included maroon, black, and white.

Board members decided the design did not have enough maroon, so they voted to change the design.

Jenkins says rumors about changing the school colors started flying when people heard the word “change.”

"There was no intention to take maroon out of the uniform for the band or any other school activity. We weren't taking it out, we were adding more in," Jenkins explains

Sherman Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Al Hambrick says they would never even consider changing the school colors as they represent roughly eight decades of tradition.


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  • by here Location: gone on Feb 6, 2008 at 09:44 AM
    first of all I dont know what is wrong with the black the battle of ax shirts have been black and the band is part of the football game and another BAND MOM if your daughter was on the cheerleading team you wouldn't be worried about underwear and I have went to games and I didn't see any underwear I wasnt looking either. But if your going to win competitions then you need to have the right colors and not neon for christ sakes the color guard is in the front help them someone please
  • by annonymous Location: sherman on Feb 5, 2008 at 12:40 PM
    wow, people will argue over anything. no one is changing the school colors. it's just the band and from what I've heard it has everything to do with competition. good heavens people. get a grip.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 5, 2008 at 10:38 AM
    If you can't beat it, wear it.....BLACK & GOLD
  • by tori Location: denison on Feb 5, 2008 at 08:44 AM
    IT does'nt matter.they look nice anyway
  • by Anonymous on Feb 3, 2008 at 07:36 AM
    How can your school colors be maroon and white, white is not a color.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 2, 2008 at 10:23 AM
    add flames
  • by band mom Location: sherman on Feb 1, 2008 at 06:39 PM
    instead of changing the band uniform why don't you try putting a little more fabric in the cheer leaders uniform. i get so tired of seeing underwear at the games that i really don't see what keeps these girls safe now days. and why do they have to always have to be showing their butts in the first place. as for adding color i think it's about time as these old uniforms are out of date.
  • by Lara Location: Sherman on Feb 1, 2008 at 03:29 PM
    Im in the Sherman Highschool band colorgurard and if you have ever been to a marching competition you will see that all marching shows have themes. The colorguards job is to portray the theme of the show through our uniforms and flags, that is why we get new flags and new uniforms every year. I do think that it would be a good idea to have a maroon and white flag specifically for school events.
  • by Too skinny for flag corp Location: Sherman on Feb 1, 2008 at 12:22 PM
    Please change those flag corp flags and uniforms! If the person responsible is reading these comments please listen. Those poor kids look awful . They need all the help they can get. They look really unprofessional out there on the filed. What an eyesore Sherman flags are. All the other towns look so much better. Really ,neon? What the heck were they thinking???
  • by Anonymous on Feb 1, 2008 at 10:48 AM
    too band mr. frank isnt here anymore
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