You can’t be serious…
Teacher Tweets That She Wants To Stab Students
A Newark teacher is in hot water after making several disturbing tweets about stabbing and pouring hot coffee on her “little a-hole” students who “made her trigger finger itchy.
On her Twitter feed, a Newark Memorial High School teacher described in explicit terms her desires for her students. She wanted to pour coffee on them. She wanted to stab them. Some of them, she said, “make my trigger finger itchy.”
Alerted by one of her colleagues to the tweets — which are laced with profanity and racist remarks — the district disciplined teacher Krista Hodges with a written reprimand, and she continues to teach.
Hodges has apologized, saying she meant none of it seriously. But some in the school community are stunned by the turn of events, given the alarming sentiments the teacher expressed.
“I already want to stab some kids. Is that bad? 19 more days,” Hodges tweeted on June 23, under the name Mrs. Hodges and the handle @kree49.
“I am getting Starbucks for sure before school tomorrow. That way I’ll be refreshed AND have something to dump on the little a-holes,” said another June 23 tweet.
“So happy to be done w/school for 10 days, but especially to be away from the ones who truly try my patience & make my trigger finger itchy,” she tweeted on April 24.
“The problem w/teaching summer school is I’m gonna get all the (expletive) who failed my class, 2 of whom I wish would get hit by a car,” she offered on May 5.
In an interview with this newspaper, Hodges conceded she handled herself “unprofessionally.” But, she said, “Everyone knows I’m one of the most liked teachers on campus. And that’s because I form meaningful and long-lasting relationships with my students.”
But the school’s athletics booster club president, Stacy Kelly, whose children graduated from Newark Memorial, said the tweets are “not OK.”
“If you feel that bad about your job and your students, maybe you should find a different career,” Kelly said.
Tim Erwin, interim superintendent of Newark Unified School District, confirmed there was an investigation into Hodges’ online messages.
Erwin would not detail the discipline, but Hodges confirmed she received a written reprimand.
SMFH…so she was just reprimanded???? Why does this beyotch still have a job????