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Maplewood Memorial Day Parade
The Maplewood Memorial Day Parade will kick off at the Columbia High School Student Parking Lot at 9:00 AM on Memorial Day. The parade route is West Parker Avenue to Maplewood Avenue to Baker Street to Town Hall.
Participants include Veterans, Township Committee, Maplewood Committee for Servicemen and Women, Maplewood Glee Club, Columbia High School Marching Band, Scout troops, Classic Cars: The 1966 Bat Mobile, Rotary, Kiwanis, Maplewood First Aid Squad, Maplewood Fire Department, and many more.
After the parade there will be a ceremony at Town Hall honoring those veterans who are no longer with us. A roll call of VFW members who died in the past year and the placing of the wreath will conclude the ceremony.
More About Columbia High School
Columbia High School (CHS) has students from South Orange and Maplewood. Dr. Lovie Lilly is the principal. Famous grads (and inductees to the CHS Hall of Fame) include Lauryn Hill ('93), Elisabeth Shue ('81), Andrew Shue ('85) and Paul Auster ('65). School statistics are taken from the state Department of Education's school report card for 2006-2007.
One of the most recent improvements to the school was converting the industrial arts section in the B-wing into a Black Box Theater used by the school's Parnassian Society for theater productions. Columbia competes in the Iron Hills Conference and is historically strong in soccer and track and field.
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