9th Ward Daily Photo via rl reeves jr

St Augustine High School in the 7th Ward is the home of the nation’s best high school marching band. The Marching 100 is internationally famous and has contributed members to countless second line bands over the years. Each year the band has roughly 130 members, and includes some of the finest youth musicians in the city.

The school is named after St Augustine of Hippo, the patron saint of brewers

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