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UPDATE: High school teacher makes student remove Trump t-shirt, compares it to ‘Neo-Nazis’ (video)
Twitchy ^ | 9/3/2017 | Sam J

Posted on 09/04/2017 8:09:03 AM PDT by Signalman

Cherokee County School District has released a statement about the t-shirt ‘incident’:

Dear Parents,

On behalf of the Superintendent, this message is to provide you with more information about a story currently circulating in the media and on social media regarding an incident at one of our high schools.

In this regard, a River Ridge High School math teacher on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 erroneously told two students their shirts with campaign slogans were not permitted in class. Her actions were wrong, as the “Make America Great Again” shirts worn by the students are not a violation of our School District dress code. The teacher additionally — and inappropriately — shared her personal opinion about the campaign slogan during class.

The school’s Principal immediately met with and apologized to these students and their families. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower is deeply sorry that this incident happened in one of our schools; it does not reflect his expectation that all students be treated equally and respectfully by our employees.

While we cannot discuss disciplinary action against a teacher, we can assure you that the students face no disciplinary action. The Superintendent also is instructing all Principals to meet with their teachers and staff to review the dress code and remind them that their political opinions should not be shared with students.

As people across the country are being encouraged by some social media sites to contact the school, we anticipate a potentially high call volume over the next week. If possible, please avoid calling the front office during this time, and instead email the person you are trying to reach; emails are published on the school website at http://cherokeek12.net/riverridgehs/. A plan is in place to ensure staff will continue to be able to make outgoing calls without issues.

Thank you for entrusting us with your children each day. We care about them and their future success!

Barbara P. Jacoby

Chief Communications Officer

Cherokee County School District


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: leftismoncampus; maga; publicschools; speechcodes; teacher; tshirt
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1 posted on 09/04/2017 8:09:03 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Signalman

What state?


2 posted on 09/04/2017 8:11:06 AM PDT by Dog (..."I'm just a cook....")
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To: Dog

I believe, Georgia.


3 posted on 09/04/2017 8:13:29 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Signalman

For someone that is supposed to be an educator, they are lacking education. If that teacher can’t understand the basics, how will they teach things more complicated?


4 posted on 09/04/2017 8:15:06 AM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: Signalman
The school’s Principal immediately met with and apologized to these students and their families.

The school's Principal should require the TEACHER to apologize to the students as a condition of continued employment.

5 posted on 09/04/2017 8:15:40 AM PDT by libertylover (Inhabitants of Earth with any freedom probably have the USA to thank.)
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To: libertylover

Absolutely agree. If not, fire her.


6 posted on 09/04/2017 8:18:46 AM PDT by econjack
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To: Dog
Georgia. The school district weighed in for the student and against the leftist nutjob teacher.

Follow Up

7 posted on 09/04/2017 8:19:07 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Reset Underway!)
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To: Signalman

No not even close, Nazis in the real sense would have had public school teachers tortured or even just killed for questioning them. I can’t believe how so much of the country has turned into big crybabies just because their side didn’t win.


8 posted on 09/04/2017 8:20:59 AM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: Signalman

Who interviewed this teacher and decided she was fit to teach in that school? Did no one ever observe her teaching? Every school should have cameras in the classroom, to either protect or indict the teachers.


9 posted on 09/04/2017 8:24:44 AM PDT by txrefugee (.)
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To: Signalman

Well, at least she isn’t leading the local antifa movement / S


10 posted on 09/04/2017 8:29:41 AM PDT by Popman
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Daily Mail published the school’s name, location, phone# teachers name and her pic.....he he he


11 posted on 09/04/2017 8:34:55 AM PDT by rrrod (just an old guy with a gun in his pocket.6l)
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To: Dutch Boy

Anyone who objects to Make America Great Again should not be teaching school children in this country.


12 posted on 09/04/2017 8:39:45 AM PDT by abclily
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To: Signalman
It's hard for me to imagine a better-written public announcement. It touched every base:
* unequivocally repudiated the teacher's actions in depth against existing policy
* detailed immediate remedial responses to the affected students
* implied imminent disciplinary action against the offending employee
* promised supplemental district-wide training
* perhaps most importantly, was absolutely firm in reestablishing the board's and its superintendent's determination to live up to both the letter and the spirit of the 1st Amendment.

That Superintendent and his staff faced a real crisis and slew the dragon.

13 posted on 09/04/2017 8:40:03 AM PDT by Hebrews 11:6 (Do you REALLY believe that (1) God IS, and (2) God IS GOOD?)
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To: Signalman

The meme that all Trump supporters are neo-nazis will be a bridge too far for the Left.

They will back off after they get clobbered in the polls again.

Or not, maybe they will double down. Either way, we win.


14 posted on 09/04/2017 8:41:19 AM PDT by joshua c (To disrupt the system, we must disrupt our lives)
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To: Morpheus2009

I can’t believe how so much of the country has turned into big crybabies just because their side didn’t win.

>><<

They are now Crybullies.


15 posted on 09/04/2017 8:59:36 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: rrrod

Lyn Orletsky is the teacher: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4849778/Georgia-teacher-kicks-students-Trump-shirts.html


16 posted on 09/04/2017 9:00:58 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Signalman

Here is the (poor quality) video

https://www.turningpoint.news/high-school-teacher-calls-trump-shirt-swastika/

Lyn Orletsky - River Ridge High School in Georgia

email - lyn.orletsky@cherokeek12.net

According to Spokeo, here is her current home address

LOCATION
4005 Watkins Glen Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189


17 posted on 09/04/2017 9:05:32 AM PDT by Dacula (I will NOT tear down my wall & I will NOT take down my flag.)
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To: Signalman

The school system superintendent has reprimanded the teacher and says the students can wear the shirts.


18 posted on 09/04/2017 9:09:25 AM PDT by Uncle Sam 911
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To: libertylover

The Teacher should be fired.


19 posted on 09/04/2017 9:10:44 AM PDT by flamberge (What next?)
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To: Popman

“Well, at least she isn’t leading the local antifa movement...”

...yet.


20 posted on 09/04/2017 9:19:27 AM PDT by moovova
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