I, David Blaska, candidate for Madison Board of Education, do hereby apologize for over-dramatizing the difficulties our public schools face every day. Sure, kids are beating on teachers, even on the school resource officers and “positive behavior coaches.” Sure, kids are overturning bookcases at the library, shooting up the neighborhood around La Follette high school, and disrupting classes on a daily basis.
While I, David Blaska, candidate for Madison Board of Education (name recognition!) was selfishly focused on our public schools, I should not have ignored the blatant disregard for what’s right and wrong at the private Catholic high school in town, Edgewood. I should have condemned the flouting of city ordinance. In violation of the school’s Master Plan, which is on file at city hall.
Seems that the other day, girls were playing … Are You Ready for This? — SOCCER! On the Soccer Field! In broad daylight where anyone driving by on Monroe Street could see them.
It’s all right here in the Wisconsin State Journal. Soccer, the story warns, will be played through May.
Not since the martyrs in the Colisseum thumbed their noses at Nero has there been such Catholic insubordination.
What’s next, girls la crosse!