Wendell Middle School band teacher Cat Slade directs one of her music classes at the school in Wendell on Nov. 16, 2016. Some schools are cutting back on music and PE classes to meet a state requirement for smaller class sizes.
Wendell Middle School band teacher Cat Slade directs one of her music classes at the school in Wendell on Nov. 16, 2016. Some schools are cutting back on music and PE classes to meet a state requirement for smaller class sizes. Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com
Wendell Middle School band teacher Cat Slade directs one of her music classes at the school in Wendell on Nov. 16, 2016. Some schools are cutting back on music and PE classes to meet a state requirement for smaller class sizes. Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com

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