MEMORANDUM to Kalispell Public School District

M E M O R A N D U M

Date: 07 MAY 2021

From: Michael J. Merritt
PO BOX 294
Newton, IA 50208
(641)-840-9916

To: Lance Isaac, Board Chair, Kalispell School District
233 1st Avenue East,
Kalispell, MT 59901
406-751-3400

Info: Colleen A. Warren
3530 Camino del Rio North
Suite 202
San Diego, CA 92108
858-275-2810

Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Montana

Superintendent Elsie Arntzen SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE
P.O. Box 202501,
Helena, MT 59620-2501

Office of the Attorney General, Montana Austin Knudsen, Montana Attorney
215 N Sanders St.
Helena, MT 59601

Office of the Governor, Montana Governor Greg Gianforte
PO Box 200801
Helena, MT 59620-0801

U.S. Department of Education
Student Privacy Policy Office
400 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20202-8520

Subject: School Education Records Request – ***** ** *******/** *** **** – ******* ** *******/** *** **** – FERPA Help desk Case: #33245

Timeline of Events
-09 DEC 2020 – Required documents (Student Birth Certificates), records request, and court declarations documenting child abuse/endangerment of your students electronically transmitted to Principal Paine of Flathead High School. (https://archphoenix.michaeljmerritt.com/2020/12/09/memorandum-to-principal-paine-flathead-high-school-kalispell-mt/)

-23 JAN 2021 – Threshold of time allowed and the deadline for Flathead High School to deliver the requested records per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 1976 (FERPA).

-07 MAY 2021: Honorable Judge Miller of San Diego East County Court Department 5 ordered Colleen A. Warren of Law Offices of Colleen A. Warren to provide Flathead High School Education Records to Michael J. Merritt (Respondent Case: ED100465 for ***** ** *******/** *** **** and ******* ** *******/** *** **** due to Flathead High School of Kalispell, MT failure to follow Federal Law (FERPA 1974)

United States Department of Education Student Privacy Helpdesk Investigation Case: #33245
Montana Office of Consumer Protection provided address utilized for child concealment:

Concealment Address:
PMB#CM1149
PO BOX 201410
555 Fuller Ave.
Helena, MT 59620

Guidance: The party in the “From” block requests Kalispell School District and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the state of Montana verify the authenticity of this court order with Colleen A. Warren who is the court-appointed Minor’s Counsel for ***** ** ******* and ******* ** *******. Kalispell School District is requested to provide the education records for ***** ** ******* and ******* ** ******* in their entirety directly to the below physical address to ensure receipt of unmodified originals from the school district:

Michael J. Merritt
PO BOX 294
Newton, IA 50208

Receipt of these records from any other originator will be seen as inappropriate regarding the circumstances and actions that have been executed to conceal them from a known parent that provided appropriate documentation as stipulated in the FERPA 1974. It is the intention of the originator of this correspondence to continue his pursuit of grievances through the Department of Education regarding Kalispell School Districts’ failure to adhere to Federal Law.

Respectfully,

Michael J. Merritt