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Can't wear an American flag to a public school now????

West Chester Area School District, Pennsylvania

Submitted: 2022-07-12


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Can't wear an American flag to a public school now????

I recently have had multiple run-ins with the teachers at Stetson Middle School in West Chester, PA. It's gotten so concerning that my both my brother and I have decided to pull our children from this middle school. The last thing I wanted to do was to transfer my son for his 8th grade year but ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

At Stetson, there is not freedom of speech, but freedom of "WOKE" speech. The tolerance promoted by Diversity/Equity/Inclusion is NOT practiced towards those who have disagreements with, or dare to question the "woke" agenda.

Numerous examples are given below.

1. My 12-year-old niece had to do a book report this semester but her ONLY option was to do it on a black or transgendered person. Why?

2. Earlier this school year, my son was disciplined by the Assistant Principal, Mr. DeWitt. He was pulled out of class and sent to the principal's office for "wearing slippers." He was upset and called Liz, a woman who has worked with us as his tutor. She called the school who explained that he was wearing "slippers," when in reality they were rubber-soled Uggs. (I honestly had no idea that our public school had a dress code regarding this since my other son had worn the SAME PAIR OF Uggs the entire previous year without incident.)

3. During Pride Week, liberal parents were sending their boys to school dressed in DRESSES, and I was told that a male teacher was wearing high heels. So my son gets disciplined for wearing Uggs (which are said to not adhere to the dress code) but boys are encouraged to wear dresses, and male teachers can teach in Stiletto's!?!?!? REALLY??? I called Assistant Principal Mr. DeWitt, to ask if this was true, he verified it and told me that "boys dressing as girls and a male teacher wearing high heels are perfectly acceptable and not in violation of the dress code." He said that this teacher has worn high heels on multiple occasions and that if the teacher is comfortable wearing them, then the school supports him.

4. My son told me that the same teacher who wears high heels would wave the gay pride flag and march it through the cafeteria at lunch and that this was completely accepted and encouraged. How are these not clear-cut examples of indoctrination and the promotion of a specific social agenda?

5. The final straw was the fact that students were encouraged to wear "gay pride" flags for Gay Pride Week. My son's friends were wearing American flags and he wanted to wear a Blue Lives Matter flag. I saw nothing wrong with that since if students are allowed to wear Gay Pride flags, others should be allowed to wear an American flag, right? However, a gay student opposed the American flag's being worn, so Mrs. Heather Selgrath, the 8th grade counselor, told students who were wearing American flags and Blue Lives Matter flags (my son) that they had to take them off and put them away in their lockers.

6. Students were encouraged to take pictures with same-sex students in front of the gay pride flag at school. One of the pictures is shown in the supporting documents of this reporting. When the LBTGQ display by the pride flag is examined closely, pictures of various individuals on the school wall can be seen. Googling two of their names gave extremely disturbing results: (1) Frida Kahlo was a Communist artist "regarded as an icon for Chicanos, the feminism movement, and the LGBTQ+ movement," and (2) Bianca Del Rio is a drag queen comedian, whose youTube videos contain off-color raunchy "comedy" routines and discuss heroin usage, men's penises. One has to question the academic value of displaying these pictures in a middle school for 11-13 year-old children.

These activities and displays are unquestionable distractions and liabilities to academic learning which SHOULD be the primary purpose of our public schools. Promotion of political and social agendas should be verboten. Unfortunately, freedom of speech doesn't exist any more in public schools such as in the WCASD...there is only freedom of "WOKE" speech, and SELECTIVE enforcement of dress codes. Taxpayers should not be required to fund this nonsense!

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