Is Brevard County Going To Become Loudoun County?

On October 16, 2021, we talked about the so called “domestic terrorists,” aka “parents” at school board meetings across the country.

One of the examples we gave happened in Loudoun County, VA, where a man by the name of Scott Smith was arrested after getting into an altercation with an audience member. After telling the School Board about a sexual assault his daughter had suffered at the hands of a transsexual male allowed in the girls’ bathroom, that member called him and his wife, not to mention the daughter, liars.

The School Board and the School Superintendent denied that the attack ever took place.

The police disagreed and eventually arrested and charged the student, placing an ankle monitor on him. However, records showed that the student was transferred to another school where he attacked another student.

The student has been found guilty in one of the cases:

The teenager accused of sexually assaulting a ninth-grade girl in a Loudoun County, Virginia, high school was found guilty on all charges.

The victim was assaulted in a women’s restroom at Stone Bridge High School by a male allegedly wearing a skirt. A juvenile court judge found the evidence enough to convict but will hold on sentencing until the convicted teenager, now 15 , is tried for another alleged assault at a different high school.

“We are relieved that justice was served today for the Smith’s daughter,” Bill Stanley of the Stanley Law Group, who represented the victim, said in a statement. “This horrible incident has deeply affected the Smith family, and they are grateful for today’s outcome.”

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that the boy was charged with two counts of forcible sodomy.

It was later found out that the School Board and the School Superintendent had lied to the public when they said no attack had occurred:

A newly disclosed email sent by the superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools alerting school board members of an alleged sexual assault on school grounds contradicts what he later said publicly about there being no record of such an incident.

Superintendent Scott Ziegler, who now claims his public statement was made after misinterpreting a question, sent the email on May 28, saying the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office in Northern Virginia was investigating an alleged sexual assault at Stone Bridge High School.

“The purpose of this email is to provide you with information regarding an incident that occurred at Stone Bridge HS,” Ziegler said in the email obtained by WTOP News . “This afternoon a female student alleged that a male student sexually assaulted her in the restroom. The LCSO is investigating the matter.”

But a month later, on June 22, when he addressed an unruly school board meeting over claims of a female student getting raped by another student in the girl’s restroom, he said, “We don’t have any record of assaults occurring in our restrooms.”

Remember, Smith’s comments to the School Board were made during public comments on non-agenda items.

Those are the very comments that the Brevard School Board voted to limit as a new policy during a meeting on October 26, 2021.

Loudoun County hid the sexual assault from parents and students and when confronted in a meeting, didn’t want to hear anything about it.

Students in the Loudoun County reacted to the latest set of facts by walking out of classes:

Parents want the resignations of the Board and Superintendent as well:

Parents are demanding a Virginia superintendent and school board resign following allegations they lied and tried to cover up the sexual assault of a female student earlier this year.

Furious parents called for the resignations as they protested at the Loudoun County school board meeting on Tuesday night — a day after a 15-year-old boy was found guilty of sexually assaulting the girl in a female bathroom at Stone Bridge High School.

The parents have accused Superintendent Scott Ziegler of lying about his knowledge of the assault, which occurred in May, after an email surfaced last week that contradicted comments he made at a school board meeting where he denied any bathroom assaults had occurred, Fox News reports.

“You are so concerned with pushing race and gender that you sacrificed our children,” Patti Hidalgo Menders, president of the Loudoun County GOP Women’s Club, told the board meeting Tuesday night.

The School Board and Superintendent in Loudoun County could not be bothered with a parent making a comment about his daughter’s sexual assault.

It is not difficult to imagine the Brevard County School Board doing the same thing.

During the October 26 meeting, parent after parent stood up and said that the public comments were the only way they felt they had to communicate with the Board after Board members had not replied to emails and phone calls. Like Loudoun County, the Brevard School Board said those things never happened and that they always responded to parents.

Also during the meeting, a mother read a section from a book found in a school in Melbourne. The passage contained the word “sh-t.” The mother was stopped by Chairperson Mindy Belford and told that they do not allow such language during comments.

The parent accepted the admonition, but we do not.

Belford and the Board’s attorney continue to claim that they have the right to decide what people can say in meetings under guise of “maintaining decorum.”

They seem to forget that the First Amendment trumps their quaint notion that they are offended by what someone can say in a meeting. (Not allowing obscenities (which is not a curse word,) “true threats” or “incitement to violence,” is allowed. Reading a four letter word from a book doesn’t even come close to that.)

There is an alleged incident in Brevard regarding a young child with Down Syndrome that came home with a face mask tied to her face. There is some discrepancy as to how the mask was tied to keep it in place. The father claims nylon rope was wrapped around the head of the girl to secure the mask. The administrators at the school say they tied the ear loops to the mask to the girl’s pony tail and or secured it with hair pins. No matter what, the parents of the child were not notified that teachers and school administrators were securing the mask to the girl.

(We wondered if face coverings are necessary as a health issue, and schools cannot do any non-critical medical care to students without parental consent and involvement, how could the school do something medical with this student without notifying the parents?)

School Board members have said they have been threatened over the incident which if true, is despicable.

Representative Randy Fine has chimed in with this:

There is no telling who to believe in this case at this time.

We know that Fine and the School Board are at odds and have a propensity to misrepresent the truth.

Still, this incident is one that should be able to be brought before the School Board during open public comments. Those comments would take longer than a minute the Board voted to give to speakers during non-agenda items.

One is left with the impression that like Loudoun County, the Brevard School System doesn’t want to hear from parents in the open, and wants to keep anything negative out of the public eye.

Everyone one campaigns on “transparency” and “involvement,” but when the rubber hit the road, the Brevard County School Board told parents and the community, “we are too busy and too important to listen to you.”

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