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Re: Passing out music for
I didn't even know about the form. Thanks. IMO, I think a lot of things we are doing now is overkill and silly. I think we are our own worse enemies. Again, I'll just stick to teaching band at my school. It may finally one day come down to me pulling out of UIL marching too, with Tresona, all the crap about Area and State and changing the sheets and other nonsense. My admin. told me before that they like what I'm doing and if we decide to not do UIL any more that would be my call. I've always taken my band to UIL to get a snapshot of where we are and we've made mostly 1's over the decades. But again, with all the silly, petty stuff that keeps popping up with new rules and more forms to fill out, I may just opt out. I've got 2 more years until retirement, so whoever follows me can go for it.
Well, it will be enforced the same way the August 1 rule, and the 8 hour rule is enforced: aside from a blatant and obvious violation, it will come down to someone with an axe to grind making a call to, in the case of HB, TMEA. There's even a form that we have to sign declaring that we didn't start before Dec. 1.
Okay...if that's the reason for the change, I don't see how that will be enforced since no one is in anyone else's band hall to see what they are or are not doing.