ELKHART — Marching band students at Elkhart Community Schools will have to put their competitive spirits on hold this fall.

The school corporation has decided to cancel the competitive marching band season at both of its high school campuses due to growing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, band leaders announced in a video post to students this week.

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It is becoming readily apparent that ANY significant event, sports or even Holidays are in peril for the balance of 2020. Unless this thing straightens itself around, plan on a pretty lousy college football, Halloween, and Christmas shopping season....

Joe King

if marching band is cancelled, why aren't other sports? This makes no sense...The virus doesn't care if you carry a trombone or football or basketball...

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