New Chapter

As of July 2017, I am no longer the webmaster at region15band.com.  I created the site back in the 1995-1996 school year.  It went through many different designs and styles.  In the beginning the site was hosted by AOL, something like aol.com/members/rbx550 (I think).  RBX550 refers to the model of my bass guitar.

At some point I taught myself HTML and how to register a domain name.  Not easy, but it made the site much more interesting.  Learning how to code nav menus was really trying.  Then along came WordPress.  I began using it somewhere around 2010 or so.  I’ll never forget the feeling of editing the site in the browser.  That was a huge game changer, considering what I had to do before that (write code on one computer, ftp it up to the site, etc.)

Then in 2014 I got the crazy idea to get my masters in educational administration.  Somehow I graduated and I’m now the Campus Testing Coordinator at Cathey MS, where I was previously the assistant band director for 7 years and head band director for another 7 years.  Now that I’m not in music any more, I had to give up publishing the site.  Very sad, as I miss publishing (and teaching band, tabulating contests, and all that went with that) but I am now looking forward to a new career where I don’t ride school buses, keep grade books, or deal with unruly students.  New career, new challenges, new beginnings.

But I digress.  You’ll notice the content prior to this post is an import of the old region15band.com.  I imported it just to keep a record, and to show the change.  I intend to continue blogging here to help me keep a record of what goes on during the year with testing.  Maybe next year (2018-2019) I’ll look back on this for reference.

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