A soccer Mom is someone you do not want to tangle with–The Salt Lake City School District bureaucracy learned that lesson when they ran afoul of the soccer moms of East High School. Last Friday the school district ordered the disbandment of the East High sophomore /freshman boys’ soccer team. Link: District Nixes Soccer Team On Monday night, one of the soccer moms wrote the following email to school district officials: “I am reaching out … Continue reading

The “District” Nixes the Sophomore/Freshman Soccer Team

On Friday of last week the “district” advised Coach Schenk that East High had to disband the Sophomore/Freshman boy’s soccer team because they were in violation of Title IX federal regulation and Utah High School Activities Association regulations. Coach Schenk advised the soccer players and parents of the directive. I have posted one of the emails that the parents sent to the Superintendent on Sunday. As you can see from the email, the parents have … Continue reading

Facing Suspension or Expulsion?

  FACING SUSPENSION OR EXPULSION? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS One of my neighbors, Maureen Minson  is currently attending the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and is promoting a student’s ‘know your rights’ campaign. PDF Link to Brochure 2001 In 2001, while serving as the PTA President at Glendale Middle School. I was was concerned about the high number of ethnic minority students being suspended and expelled from the school. I ended up getting … Continue reading