The Real Cost of High School Marching Band

By Yvette Romero - 2011-09-28T17:25:35Z

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Bandies must be prepared for ice, snow, muddy fields and a band leader who shows no mercy.

  • $39.99: Sunscreen, Solarcaine, Tylenol
  • $56.00: Band-aids for those blisters, lip salve, three sets of Dr. Scholl's Massage Gel Insoles
  • $90.00: Nike sneakers
  • $12.00: Hand warmers, 10 pairs
  • $7.00: Case of bottled water
  • $1.00: Disposable rain poncho

The Tally: $4,084.77

Photograph by Derrick Tuskan/Icon SMI/Newscom
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