Student Expelled for Refusing Location Tracking RFID Badge


School makes good on threat of ‘consequences’ for refusing to submit to ‘Mark of the Beast’ ID scheme

Aaron Dykes

After months of protesting a policy requiring high school students to wear an RFID-enabled ID badge around their necks at all times, Andrea Hernandez is being involuntarily withdrawn from John Jay High School in San Antonio effective November 26th, according to a letter sent by the district that has now been made public.

Letter from John Jay High School withdrawing Andrea Hernandez for not submitting to the RFID tracking ID badges.The letter, sent on November 13, informs her father that the Smart ID program, which was phased in with the new school year, is now in “full implementation” and requires all students to comply by wearing the location-tracking badges.

Since Andrea Hernandez has refused to wear the badge, she is being withdrawn from the magnet school and her program at the Science and Engineering Academy, and instead will have to attend William Howard Taft HS, which is not currently involved in the ID scheme, unless she changes her position.

Civil liberties lawyers at the Rutherford Institute told that they are in the process of filing a temporary restraining order petition to prevent the school from kicking Hernandez out until further appeals can be made to resolve the matter. Representatives for John Jay did not return calls for comment by the time of publishing.

Andrea, backed by her family, has claimed the policy violates her religious beliefs and unduly infringes on her privacy. The controversial ID badge includes the photo and name of each student, a barcode tied to the student’s social security number, as well as an RFID chip which pinpoints the exact location of the individual student, including after hours and when the student leaves campus.

The battle over the IDs has been an ongoing saga. The Hernandez family has previously attended several school board meetings, organized protests and filed formal grievances with the district over the matter, and has been backed by numerous civil rights advocates.

Infowars reporters covered a protest that took place in early October, following up with appearances by the Hernandez family on the Alex Jones Show and the Infowars Nightly News programs.

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In response to public outcry and pressure from rights groups, the school has offered to remove the battery and chip, but wouldn’t budge on mandating the ID. Their offer would also require the Hernandez family to end their criticism and agree to comply with and even tout the policy, something Andrea’s father Steve Hernandez finds unacceptable.

Steve Hernandez stated, “[A]s part of the accommodation my daughter and I would have to agree to stop criticizing the program and publicly support … it. I told [the Deputy Superintendent] that was unacceptable because it would imply an endorsement of the district’s policy and my daughter and I should not have to give up our constitutional rights to speak out against a program that we feel is wrong.”

Andrea has instead agreed to carry her original ID card, which was issued when she began at the school, and was told would be valid for her entire four years there.

But she has already been effectively punished for her non-compliance. She was not allowed to vote for Homecoming King & Queen because she didn’t have the proper identification, and has also been barred from some school functions. The school originally threatened to suspend, fine, or involuntarily transfer students who wouldn’t wear the ID once the program was fully instituted.

Deputy Superintendent Ray Galindo vowed in October that the consequences would be worse if Andrea did not change her mind: “I urge you to accept this solution so that your child’s instructional program will not be affected. As we discussed, there will be consequences for refusal to wear an ID card as we begin to move forward with full implementation,” Galindo wrote.

Hernandez’ case first made news back in August, when the school tried to impose the new technology at the start of the school year. John Jay HS, along with other participating schools, stands to receive $2 million dollars in state funding for a program supposedly instituted to reduce tardiness and truancy. However, Hernandez and other students only qualified for the magnate school by having good attendance, grades and test scores in the first place.

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For many Christian families, including the Hernandez’, the mandatory policy is eerily close to the predictions of Revelations 13: 16-18, which warns of the Mark of the Beast:

16 He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, 17 and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or[a] the name of the beast, or the number of his name. 18 Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666. (New King James Version)

As such, the policy has also been considered a violation of the First Amendment to the Constitution, which guarantees the right to free speech and freedom of religion. Many also consider it to be an unreasonable and unwarranted violation of privacy, protected under the Fourth Amendment.

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6 Responses

  1. Voice of reason says:

    This is a sensationalist article … RFID tracking is short range proximity sensing … not GPS. i.e., even if the school had super powered antennas, the most they would be able to tell is if you were in range or not. Throw the card in an RFID shielding envelope and it’s useless.

  2. Rudy ! says:

    So what ?! What a fuss !

    Only a mark in the right hand or the front head may NEVER be tolerated.

    • coming soon says:

      And you’ll keep saying that while physical money disappears and an unique RFID card is implemented, then they’ll tell you “What’s the big deal? We take that chip from the card you’re carrying around all the time and implant it in your hand, it’s more convenient you won’t risk losing it, you read in the papers how many of them are stolen and what a hassle it causes. There are no health risks, you happily accepted the card, so don’t make a fuss out of it.” and after getting so far you’ll have no problem with it.

  3. Bob says:

    Home schooling is the answer . Why do you want the same gov that’s doing these things to teach your children anything? Its there institution. You sign contracts with the state and wave your rights. SS# birth certificate look it up and find out the legal ramifications of your state contracts. We”ve all been sold into slavery by our forefathers slow encroachment is there plan. Start with the children by the time there grown badges and id cards with chips will be the norm, you’ve got an id in your pocket right? They’ve been planning this a long time to the point now where ppl cant even see the big problem and only focus on these small matters. The fellow in the vid said its wrong for children to be treated like cattle, wake up man we are all cattle aka goyim to the zionist elites.

  4. DDearborn says:


    I assume that all members of the faculty and staff are required to wear these at all times without exception as well right? 666 and the mark of beast has arrived in spades people.
    This has nothing to do with education or the welfare of the students. It is a direct and open attack on the freedom all American children.

    Bear in mind the Constitution does NOT make a distinction between adults and children when in comes to your rights. It is the school systems and the government that are tying to get you to buy into this garbage that you somehow give up your civil rights when you walk on to school grounds_______that nonesense is not just wrong it is illegal because it is unconstitutional..

    • Squinter says:

      The constitution is the founding document of all U.S. law, it only covers the “enumerated powers”, those which are specified as applying to the nation, its treaties and its commerce, but it is up to the states to be the repository of all other law which governs their citizens. The limitation of moneyless / RFID engaged buying and selling is that the student who has not attained their eighteenth birthday cannot engage in legally binding contracts such as credit purchases. How do you want to resolve the matter of the twelve-year-old who makes a credit purchase for a car that he cannot legally drive. Add to this the motive of being prompted to make the purchase on behalf of a father who’s credit is sub-par, but who knows that the minor cannot be punished for non-payment, being a minor. The circumstances are ripe for abuse and that is why no society permits contracts by minors, chip or no chip.

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