I have no idea how any junior high band teacher can possibly stay sane! The amount of noise at the pre-band show almost drove me to the loony bin! To my surprise, this HUGE group of 1st year band students sounded terrific once they started playing.
Ian came home from school today with a great surprise: he is the Student of the Month! I am so proud of him! He's been working so hard this year. His response to the award: "I know. It's pretty cool, cuz I'm not popular at all." Junior High is tough!