Continued from page 1

“We have had some problems with students on the buses to games and in the stands at the games. Language and attitude are the problems facing directors and chaperones. Please talk to your student and let them know that this is very disrespectful to the other band members, to Mr. [Llewellyn] and Mr. Howell, and the volunteers who give their time to assist the band. Please stress to your student the benefits of being respectful.”

Interesting. Perhaps this might not be an issue if they were taught to extend that same respect to everyone, including their audiences, and even the late Helen Keller.

• Visit Marybeth Hicks atwww.marybeth