Major bummer: Band leadership takes on new look during pandemic

Grace Melting and Jaeden Bell should be experiencing the capstone of their senior years as the drum majors for McNary Marching Band. Instead, they are left wondering if they’ll be able to play at all this year.

Usually marching band is graded as a course during first semester, but halfway through October the band hasn’t even met.

For Melting, who has been playing the flute since the fifth grade, it was . . .

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