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Re: Physical Flunk
If the kid wants to be in marching band, have them get back in touch with their doctor. Maybe Doc will do a 3-way call with you to discuss options. Maybe they can stand on the sideline and play their horn without marching. Maybe they can play some extra percussion in the pit. Maybe they can be the band manager, help you with paperwork, take attendance, etc, and not wear a uniform if that's the issue. Maybe they just need some specific accommodations, frequent access to water, etc. Most of the time, you can find a way for the kid to participate.
BUT - if their medical condition is that serious that they can't participate at all, then don't push the issue. Let the doctor be the doctor and you teach the band.