Wednesday Oct 19 2011 comments Word on the Street/33rd Annual Del Oro Spectacular By: Photo by Kim Palaferri/Loomis News -A +A Stephanie LampherePenryn?It?s very important for the community to support music programs, especially at the elementary level. It?s important kids have outside interests that will help them in school.? Al BlencaNewcastle?Student participation is important to the community and so is the Del Oro Band Program, so they can be well rounded in the community. It gives them something to take pride in?. Erika FlickLoomis?I was in the Del Oro band for four years and my sister is now a freshman in the band. I have concerns programs like music being cut from schools, but I am not worried about the Del Oro Band because of all the support we get.? Sheila LeeLoomis?I have concerns that cutting programs that make our children well rounded activities like band, sports and art will change the children and their education.? Kazuko MoriguchiNewcastle?Showing appreciation and support to our schools musical programs are very important, otherwise they wont last. It?s too bad as money gets tighter, then it?s not available for the fine arts programs.? Ronna MoonRocklin?Supporting what the band is doing at all times is important. These kids work so hard, and they deserver all the support they can get?. Kathy BlencaNewcastle?We need to continue to have programs like band to keep our kids involved in positive activities.?