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Joplin North Bands
Joseph Raffurty, Director of Bands


The Joplin North Bands are the 6-8 grade bands of Joplin North Middle School in Joplin, MO. They are under the direction of Mr. Joseph Raffurty. To learn more about band culture and policies, new students and parents should read the band handbook. To learn more about Mr. Raffurty, check out the Joplin North Band Staff page.

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The Joplin North Bands Newsletter is updated on a monthly, sometimes weekly, basis drawing attention to important announcements and changes in scheduling. It is recommended that students and parents check this newsletter as well as the Facebook and Twitter feeds on a regular basis. 

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