“Lakota allows boys in girls bathrooms as we speak, and it is damaging our children. This Board has the authority and the duty to fix this now. We cannot continue to be so feckless while our children suffer, and the liabilities increase.
I move that a policy be drafted to reflect the following:
1. Organized competitive sports for girls will be exclusive to biological girls. Boys as defined in this policy may not compete in any organized athletic competition that is or was designated or designed for girls. [This policy] is designed as a safeguard against girls’ sports being rendered obsolescent.
2. Bathrooms will be separated and exclusive according to biological sex. That in recognition of this biological reality we discontinue any policies (formal and informal), that allow biological boys in the girls restrooms and vice versa."
Boddy, who started her first term on the board in January 2022, has been an outspoken critic of masking, vaccine policies, Critical Race Theory, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training, and LGBTQ+ allyship in the district.
The district's former superintendent, Matt Miller, resigned in January, citing harassment and hostility from Boddy in a letter to the board.
But citizens aren't the only ones who want her out of office. Boddy's fellow board members asked her to resign in 2022 after Boddy posted a link to her public Facebook page the board deemed pornographic. Boddy said the post contained a typo in a link that took users to the wrong website.
Shortly thereafter, Boddy was issued a notice of trespassing when she walked around two Lakota schools without permission, taking photos of student projects that depicted rainbows and of teaching materials on the civil rights movement.
The next school board meeting is scheduled for June 5, with a community "listening session" beginning at 5:30 p.m.
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