Former Countryside teacher must regis...

Former Countryside teacher must register as sex offender

There are 4 comments on the WSJM-AM Saint Joseph story from Jan 17, 2007, titled Former Countryside teacher must register as sex offender. In it, WSJM-AM Saint Joseph reports that:

A former teacher at Benton Harbor's Countryside Charter High School has been ordered to register as a sex offender, again.

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Chicago, IL

#1 Jan 20, 2007
This is a classic case of stupidity and bad judgment. I know Thom Golba personally. I went to high school with the guy. I think he is a good person who made a terrible mistake. He is not a threat to society. I believe, had he known of the consequences of his actions, he would have done things much differently. I feel sorry for the guy.

United States

#2 Mar 29, 2007
I disagree totally.. he was showing sexually explicit information with a 16 year old girl.. and even if it wasn't sexually it is very inappropriate for a teacher to be emailing a female student with anything other than school related info.. I definately would was to know if a teacher of my daughters has been doing something of that nature or convicted of anything close to that. He deserves to be registered so that us parents know who our children are around when they are at the "safe" place of education.

Milford, IN

#3 Oct 25, 2010
If he was ordered then he was conficted. He is now and forever a child molester. He is lucky that he didn't have to go to prison. I have a young son and am really glad that I don't have a young daughter. Had this man even talked to a 16 year old daughter of mine I would be in prison before it was all over. The man is lucky. Behind closed doors people are not the same as you knew them when. I see the way young women dress and act in the world. I understand the reasons older men may want to look, but, and I say but, it is wrong for a full grown man, or women to put that kind of stress on anyone. Young lovers are not ready for the reel world of relationships. Again the man was lucky that I am not related to the young lady.
the real j03jim09

Ashburn, VA

#4 Oct 29, 2010
shoot him is what i say,and all child molester's,i don't have any kid's but hate ppl that do thing's like this to a kid,i was molested when i was a kid and it has played a big part in my life and how i have to deal with the pain and everything that comes with it,no one kid or not should ever go through this.

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