It is so HARD! My daughter is a senior and the returning (head) drum major. She had so many plans for this year and has been looking forward to ending her high school marching career by showing off the band in Indy for 7 months. It's so hard watching it slowly get taken away and it's so very hard to watch her heart break into a million pieces.
Thankfully we are in a district and at a school who supports band and loves band as much as our kids do. So it helps to remind her often that NO ONE in our district or our school wants cancel band completely and they will do EVERYTHING they can t