The Fort Hill High School steel drums band, Sentinel Steel, is under the direction of Mr. Joe Thompson and has been in existence for nearly ten years. The group explores music by utilizing traditional steel drums. Sentinel Steel performs for a number of both school and community events, including the STARS recognition breakfasts, spring and Christmas concerts, as well as community events and banquets. Over the years, the group has performed in the Apple Blossom Parade and was even the headliner for the Cherry Blossom Festival. This year's class, Small Ensembles, consists of 15 students.