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Education is the place for The Tentacle readers to learn about what is happening in their child’s classroom.  We publish what other media is too afraid to talk about.  Our agenda is looking out for what is in your child’s best interests and the interest of you, the parents and guardians.

Lois Jarman Unseated From the Board of Education

National election aside, Frederick County voters have a reason to rejoice this morning. Lois Jarman (D) has been retired from the Board of Education by a resounding loss. Ms. Jarman was appointed to her seat after dropping out of her race for the Board of Education in 2016 and losing her state delegate race in 2018.

Board of Education Candidate, Sue Johnson – Part I

On April 2, The Tentacle sent a Questionnaire to each Board of Education candidate containing 19 questions. Below are Question and Answers 1-5 from Sue Johnson.

Republican Club of Frederick County Endorses Write-In Candidate Paulette Anders for Board of Education

After putting out their initial endorsements on October 21, the Republican Club of Frederick County has recently added to their list of endorsements Paulette Anders for the Board of Education. Ms. Anders is the write-in candidate The Tentacle wrote about on October 19, 2020.

Board of Education Candidate – Paulette Anders

You may recall in April of this year The Tentacle sent out a questionnaire to all the Board of Education candidates with 19 questions. When Mrs. Anders became an official candidate for the BoE we extended her the same courtesy. Sue Johnson was the only candidate who responded then and Paulette Anders responds very timely now.

Frederick County Public Schools and the Dismantling of America – Part III

Per her National Education Association video seen in Part II, Councilman/teacher Fitzwater admitted “Being an activist effects my students.” We know Frederick County Public Schools is currently educating our children’s teachers on “anti-racism and how to be an “anti-racist educator.”

Frederick County Public Schools and the Dismantling of America – Part II

Of the 45 Communist Goals for America previously mentioned, many of them can be seen utilized around the country by the Democrat party. For purposes of this wake up call, I’ve only chosen a few. The others are in the link provided in Part I.

Children Have A Right to Self-Defense

Anyone who knows me knows I absolutely cannot stand people that bully others. Without a question, I have no respect for anyone that picks on weaker or smaller people, from kids at school to adults at work. I have a special disdain for school age bullies for very good reason. Not only because I have a 10 year old son, but because bullying can lead to several short term issues such as sleep disturbances, poor school performance and symptoms of depression just to name a few. If left unchecked prolonged bullying can lead to chronic depression, suicide attempts, poor general health and substance abuse among other things. Being a kid/teenager is hard enough without the added drama brought on by being the victim of bullying.

Is Frederick County Public Schools Discriminating Against White Students and Teachers?

In public education, every child needs to be treated with dignity and respect.  Every child needs to be treated the same.  No child needs...

Results – Summary of FCPS Reopening Survey Data

With the growing concern over getting our children back in school as quickly as possible I have been seeing more parents asking what the results to the Reopening Parent Survey were. The Tentacle provides you with two images from the five-page survey results as shared during the July 29, 2020 Board of Education Meeting.

Board of Education Candidate, Sue Johnson – Part II

Board of Education candidate answers questionnaire.