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Still mulling over the music department at West, it seems like the West Admin and school board (and maybe even the Aldermen) are continuing to defeat the music department. Music is so important to so many people. And I feel bad now that Mr. Adams is gone because he fought so hard against those people to make our style of band life better. And now, who knows how long the band kids will have the same musty marching uniforms. Are funds going to be taken away from the band? These are the questions that no band member has control over. We can change how we work on a small scale, but who is going to fight to keep music important in Manchester?

I feel bad for all of the people that are going to go through West in the next couple of years. We, as a band, depend so much on the money we get from the city for new drum heads, new school instruments, new uniforms, repairs, etc. Is there something we can do? Do we as students have enough power to change the minds of powerful men?
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From:wokandroll
Date:July 21st, 2005 09:35 pm (UTC)
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Can't fight the system. Buy your own instruments, That's what I did when I found out a bunch of bass players were comin from middle school this year, wich would mean no Bass for Bill. We could give a rally concert or sumthin like that, but seems liek too much work.
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From:pinson
Date:July 21st, 2005 09:46 pm (UTC)
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You know what's a funny word? Alderman.

Sorry; just had to point that out. Uhm.... FIGHT THE POWER! TWIRL A FLAG! Hehehehehe ;D
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