Elementary School Bans and Arrests Parents Who Walk Their Children to School

The constable's office in Magnolia, Texas has been employed to arrest parents who insist on walking their children to school, in what can only be described as a tyranny enforced by The Bear Branch Elementary School's principal, Holly Ray.


Magnolia, TX – Parents have been forced to make their child take the school bus and/or endure pickup car lines for over an hour each day or face trespassing fines and jail time. The end goal, the principal says, is to establish a safe dismissal process for the children.

The Bear Branch Elementary School, for years, has already had safe procedures in place. However, according to FOX 26 news, parents are now removing their children from the school and teachers and staff are resigning for greener pastures.

The new procedure implemented by principal Holly Ray – one that prevents parents walking their children to school – is more an act of bullying than safety, according to parents, and Ray, despite petitions and protests, refused to move from her position.

“This has happened to many parents,” Wendy Jarman told FOX 26. “They have been cited. They have been threatened, if they step one foot on school property, they will be arrested and charged with who knows what.”

The new policy is also enforced by the local law enforcement. The Montgomery County Constables are now on patrol watching for the parents in this police state environment. According to FOX 26 and the parents, the principal is “overstepping” her boundaries.

Wendy Jarman, a private school teacher who enjoyed the walk to school with her children has since enrolled them in a private school to escape Ray’s bully tactics.  Another parent, Frank Young has also removed his children from the school.

“Mrs. Ray’s policy is implying that a parent doesn’t have the ability or capability to decide what is safest for her children and that the school district does and I disagree,” Young says. “The most toxic thing we can do for our kids is not fight for the truth and justice.”

For the mere act of walking your child to school, a special time in a child’s life that parents have the right to enjoy and cherish; they will face criminal charges if they continue. Stepping “one foot on school property” will, without a doubt end in a citation or warning, reports FOX 26.

Two other parents have been threatened with arrest, but according to FOX 26 they are not ready to address the matter publicly. Students, staff and teachers are fed up with the principal’s tyranny and are leaving. But what makes the matter worse is that law enforcement is eagerly supporting the matter, as is the school district.

“The Bear Branch Elementary School drop off and pick up procedures have been in place since the beginning of the school year. The District works with the constable’s office to ensure an organized and safe dismissal of students which is based on several factors including campus location and available infrastructure,” The Magnolia Independent School District responded in a letter.

At the end of the day, what is more safe than a parent escorting their child to class? It appears that this normal, everyday activity now constitutes breaking the law.

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  1. TITLE 18, U.S.C., SECTION 241

    Section 241 of Title 18 is the civil rights conspiracy statute. Section 241 makes it unlawful for two or more persons to agree together to injure, threaten, or intimidate a person in any state, territory or district in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him/her by the Constitution or the laws of the Unites States, (or because of his/her having exercised the same). Unlike most conspiracy statutes, Section 241 does not require that one of the conspirators commit an overt act prior to the conspiracy becoming a crime.
    The offense is punishable by a range of imprisonment up to a life term or the death penalty, depending upon the circumstances of the crime, and the resulting injury, if any.
    TITLE 18, U.S.C., SECTION 241
    If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States, or because of his having so exercised the same;…
    They shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and if death results from the acts committed in violation of this section or if such acts include kidnapping or an attempt to kidnap, aggravated sexual abuse or an attempt to commit aggravated sexual abuse, or an attempt to kill, they shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for any term of years or for life, or both, or may be sentenced to death.

    • HH, another that I’m sure you are aware of is 18 USC 242, Deprivation of rights under color of law. “The new policy is also enforced by the local law enforcement.” It’s policy! Policy is not law, and not only is Holly Ray culpable, but “local law enforcement” as well, since they are “enforcing” policy… not law. They all have a fiduciary responsibility and have betrayed the public Trust, and “local law enforcement” are bound by an oath, so they’ve committed Treason.

      “They have been threatened, if they step one foot on school property, they will be arrested and charged with who knows what.” Threatened? There’s a law against it. School property? The school is a legal fiction… so who actually owns the school? The City/County/State? All legal fictions, created by the people to act in the best interest of the people. “Arrested and charged with who knows what” is clear. There is no “law” prohibiting that act of walking your child to school. They should press forward with civil claims on the principal, “local law enforcement” and anyone/everyone involved in this travesty.

  2. This reminds me of a statement Dr. Paul Craig Roberts made in an interview a couple of years ago:

    “If you give someone power they’re going to use it.”

    He said it in reference to this: There was a couple he knew of who had been living together for ten years, and the wife got sick and had to be hospitalized, but the husband wasn’t allowed to look at her hospital chart because they weren’t married.

    There’s all kinds of insane misuse of power happening in America now, and it’s probably going to get worse (and worse, and worse…). It’s just like Lord Acton said:

    “Power doth corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

  3. Is she still the principal at this school? Is this insane policy still in effect? I just happened to come across a reference to this, but couldn’t find any followup information.


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