Re "Teachers Defend School's Ban on Morning Sports," Dec. 1:
It is amusing to read [parent] Penny Reeves' comment that not allowing the children of Viejo Elementary School to engage in "aggressive, high-energy" activities before class is "like a military school."
Reeves obviously has no experience with military schools or she would not make such an erroneous statement.
At St. Catherine's Military School in Anaheim, our cadets, ages kindergarten through eighth grade, engage in spirited activities to their hearts' content in the mornings.
Nonetheless, following uniform inspection, flag raising and prayers, they are quite productive and focused once classes commence. We believe in nurturing the whole person: academically, spiritually, emotionally and physically.