Middle School Parents Take A Look At Your Opposition
Yesterday I posted IP address 126.96.36.199 on my FB page telling her I was tracking her. I tried to ignore her but she is having none of that. So, I want you all to see what is happening behind the scenes.
I have listed her comments below followed by my responses to her. The first comments are in response to the post on the Community Eligibility Option.
|Submitted on 2012/10/20 at 12:22 pm
Please post the attachment explaining the rationale
|Joan Graves||Submitted on 2012/10/20 at 4:18 pm | In reply to Anonymous.
I’m not certain what you want me to post.If you go to the Winchester Sun’s website you can search the archives for the 2 articles I mentioned.
You can go to the U.S. Dept. of Education & the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture to obtain info on the Healthy hunger-free program & the Community Eligibility Option.
Hope that answers your questions, if not let me know. Thanks for reading the blog.
|Submitted on 2012/10/20 at 8:34 pm
The attachment referenced in the emails with the district”s rationale
|Joan Graves||Submitted on 2012/10/20 at 11:01 pm | In reply to Anonymous.
The rational was the letter Elaine sent to the Winchester Sun on Aug. 2011. This is the link to that letter. http://www.centralkynews.com/winchestersun/news/ws-farris-free-lunch-for-all-isnt-an-option-20110809,0,1281648.story
This exchange left me thinking she wasn’t really interested in truth because the information was before her. All she had to do was a few minutes of research. When she found herself unable to dispute the facts I laid out she moved on to her next target.
When I posted about the middle school merger meeting I said, “Debbie Fatkin didn’t bother to show up.” Though, I didn’t go back to confirm it, I accepted that Debbie was at the meeting and apologized for the mistake.
|Submitted on 2012/10/23 at 10:24 pm
To clarify a statement above… Debbie Fatkin was in attendance tonight sitting in the front row next to BJ Swope. The room was crowded and it was easy to miss people in attendance.
||Submitted on 2012/10/23 at 11:04 pm | In reply to Anonymous.
My apologies to Debbie. I didn’t see her & asked people that were there that apparently didn’t see her either. Thanks for bringing that to our attention.
It’s hard to argue when someone who admits a wrong and apologizes. Since her whole point is to discredit me she now starts grasping at straws.
|Submitted on 2012/10/24 at 7:12 pm | In reply to Joan Graves.
Winchester’s population is approximately 18,500. 200 people is barely over 1%. That is a far cry from a majority.
||Submitted on 2012/10/24 at 8:30 pm | In reply to Anonymous.
I didn’t say everyone in the majority attended the meeting. How many times has a school board meeting drawn that many community members? That is about 5 times the average board meeting. There is a problem when that many people show up unhappy. This has been the case twice in the last 10 months. And it’s not just the same people voicing the same complaints.
Knowing she had nothing to fight facts with she dropped it and moved on to the candidate forum. Obviously, this is just an attempt to provoke a fight so I didn’t bother responding.
|Submitted on 2012/10/26 at 8:14 am
Wonderful public forum last night at the extension office. Here are my thoughts on the candidates for the school board.
So, stand up Clark County and continue to move our schools forward. Vote for Griffith, Fatkin and Wolfe.
Since she was having trouble baiting me she stepped up her assault and went after the middle school merger. The gloves are off and the profanity unleashed.
|Sit Down Stand Up Clark County
|Submitted on 2012/10/27 at 12:51 am
Slow down? What the hell are you talking about? This has been in the works for years? Slow? The only thing slow around here is your reaction time to the issue.
We (Winchesters natives capable of rational & independent thought) are so sick of you and your self righteous husband and all the bullshit you’re both peddling as facts. Please, just go back to sleep and let the intelligent grown ups deal with these issues. This is all too important to let some sad little housewife with an axe to grind have any say in the matter.
Woohoo – you filed some paperwork and got to look at some random emails. What in the hell makes you think this gives you insight into anything? You take it all out of context, mix it up and vomit back some ridiculous unfounded and unproven claims like you have some special insight. First it was fun to watch you make a fool of yourself, but we can’t take it anymore.
Ok, so to stay on topic. Since apparently BJ Swope’s judgement is valuable enough for you to pick apart this portion of an email conversation and use it for your own personal agenda, then let me ask you this — if BJ Swope is smart enough to not vote for the middle school because of security concern, then why aren’t you pressing him to know what that concern was? I’ll answer for you: because you’re too deep into your own BS to keep sight on the real issue. If BJ Swope hasn’t done something since 2010 to make sure this security concern was fixed, then his opinion shouldn’t be of any value to you.
Your arguments are weak.
Sit Down Stand Up Clark County.
This is typical behavior. When they can’t do anything else they lie, curse and name call. They demand evidence but provide none of their own. When they get evidence they discredit it. In order to draw attention from the truth they start making personal attacks and trying to drag everyone else down to their level. It is classic text-book desperation.
Ashley Ritchie, Michael McGowan and Steve Graves articulated their thoughts, priorities and goals for the school board. All three candidates spoke with confidence, proving they have the ability to remain faithful to the change we all want and need. Seeing that displayed before the masses has scared the heck out of our opponents. They were hoping our candidates would fall on their face but when they saw the support they received an attack was in order. Because anytime they are failing they turn to the only tactic they remain true to: bullying.
My refusal to respond to their attack only increased their desperation. Because lets face it, one thing I’ve always been consistent with is my passion. That passion can just as easily work against me as for me. They have been able to provoke me several times in the past but unlike them I’ve admitted my mistakes apologized and moved on. This community and these students are far more important than me giving into my desire to klunk their heads together.
Each day more people come forward and square off with our current board. It can no longer be said that this is all the result of an angry “housewife with a personal vendetta”. We have middle school parents and students able to articulate with controlled passion exactly what is wrong with our current school decisions. The school board’s ship of deception, arrogance and selfishness is sinking and there is no life-preserving in sight.
Stand Up Clark County and say no to childish temper tantrums and yes to change.
- Middle School, the #Bullying begins (youareagreatkid.wordpress.com)
- Football coach charged after kicking middle school player (wtvr.com)
- Principal resigns after Douglass investigation (kfor.com)
- Middle School Merger Meeting (standupclarkcounty.wordpress.com)
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