Band Director Should be Fired?
SAD

Nicholasville, KY

#43 Mar 6, 2013
Has everyone forgot about what all this teacher has done for the school? If I remember right he was hired a few days before band camp, has redone the floor in the band room with his own money to make it look better for the kids, applied for grants for the improvement of our band, doing all of this for our school and for the kids a few people making up lies after lies to cover up what they wish they would have never started needs to just put a stop to all of this. He made a bad judgment call, so you want him out? The man loves our community so much as to buy a house in the township and make a home here. Have you ever thought about how this is going to affect the kids? All od our kids? K-12. He has brought music back to our whole school, do you know how hard that is to replace? Do you know how hard its going to be to find a new band director that will do k-12? Who knows what we will get now! Don't our kids deserve to have some normalcy back in there life!
winner

Acme, PA

#45 Mar 6, 2013
watch wrote:
<quoted text>Many times when someone goes out of their way to do things for kids & win them over its a sign they might be having an ulterior motive behind doing so. I will not go into names, but a teacher at my son's school did all kind of nice things & the kids thought he was the coolest teacher ever. He spent money out of his own pocket & he would chat with the kids over Facebook. He ended up soliciting boys over Facebook trying to pay them money for oral sex. Maybe this band teacher just had a lapse in judgement, but please keep your eyes & ears open.
That's a bunch of bull sh!t. There is bad people everywhere. Apparently you don't know this man, so don't put trash like this on here to make him look like some animal.
Sorrow

San Jose, CA

#47 Mar 6, 2013
I feel bad for all involved, as I know the true story has forever been lost long ago, but think what you want, and feel what you may.... it will all come out in the wash, it always does...
Well

Chesapeake, OH

#48 Mar 6, 2013
Did he get fired?
Golfwang

Los Angeles, CA

#49 Mar 7, 2013
He touched me..
help

Ironton, OH

#51 Mar 7, 2013
What do u mean golfwang and no the truth has not been forgotten.
Booster

Export, PA

#52 Mar 7, 2013
It is very sad how narrow minded and stupid people are in this community. He is a great band director in both grade school and the high school!! It is because of him that we have new uniforms, redecorated and improved the band room, and brought a music program to the elementary!! Do you remember your kid having music in the elementary over the past few years??? Didn't think so!!! We lost yet another good teacher who honestly had a heart for our kids, the school and the community!! This was twisted and blown completely out of proportion!!! Hope ur happy now Bible beaters!! Hope you gay ass kid gets a great grade and Karma kicks you in the ass!!!!
why

Chesapeake, OH

#53 Mar 7, 2013
Booster wrote:
It is very sad how narrow minded and stupid people are in this community. He is a great band director in both grade school and the high school!! It is because of him that we have new uniforms, redecorated and improved the band room, and brought a music program to the elementary!! Do you remember your kid having music in the elementary over the past few years??? Didn't think so!!! We lost yet another good teacher who honestly had a heart for our kids, the school and the community!! This was twisted and blown completely out of proportion!!! Hope ur happy now Bible beaters!! Hope you gay ass kid gets a great grade and Karma kicks you in the ass!!!!
Very well said. Couldn't agree more. Trailer trash scumb!
soo

Ashland, KY

#54 Mar 7, 2013
sooo, did he get fired?
sadday

Chesapeake, OH

#55 Mar 7, 2013
Nope he had enough of the lies and some of the uneducated idiots in ff and resigned.
Really

Ironton, OH

#56 Mar 7, 2013
This is so sad....I shut up saying anything and was called names....but God will get these people....time will tell....Have fun on your cruise....
why

Greensburg, PA

#57 Mar 7, 2013
I hope the two faced mothers can live with themselves . Remember , we know who you are. Karma sucks
Really

Ironton, OH

#58 Mar 7, 2013
Lets see who grades her child now....
a parent

Ashland, KY

#59 Mar 7, 2013
well all i see you have done is get a good teacher and a good man to resign.and hope you realize everyone knows who did this and now you have made your son the most hated person at green.was it worth it .now everyone hates you and your son
Mr X

Zanesville, OH

#60 Mar 7, 2013
As for in their vehicle, seriously, who cares, coaches/directors.... have a far more personal stake in their participants than do any other teacher and for Goodness sakes see the kids often more than the parents do. Was it wise to take kids to his home by himself, probably not, esp with them being on a trip. I know I took lessons at my directors home, went there to help with building projects, did yard work for him...... The only difference in the world today is that people over react to everything. Now the item in question is a serious issue, said he know the item was in question was even there who knows. Kinda back to poor decision to have kids alone today as anything could end up a problem and even if innocent, you can be left out to dry. I understand the concern, but to jump immediately to firing the individual or having them jailed is preposterous. Investigated by parents/district sure and if still to difficult to prove a point then the police to either prove or disprove guilt. How the world has changed in 25 years that the immediate assumption goes to this. Hopefully if I am ever in this parental predicament that I keep objectivity.
Mr X

Zanesville, OH

#61 Mar 7, 2013
odd wrote:
Teachers having students in their personal vehicle is ok?
How about texting students?
In the car, kids need rides, texting (so long as related to school) fine, it's the age we live in. TO his house by himself, today just not a good idea. Circumstance could lead to accusation even if innocent.
Mr X

Zanesville, OH

#62 Mar 7, 2013
Concerned parent wrote:
Why hasn't the police been called? This is illegal?
What is illegal, you have proof of illegal action???
Mr X

Zanesville, OH

#63 Mar 7, 2013
puzzled wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you not see ANYTHING wrong with ANY of his actions? It is INNOCENT to take students to his home? To be driving with them? To be texting them? To be seeing them off school grounds and at non-school functions? You don't see ANYTHING wrong with any of it? Did you notice I didn't even approach the topic of the picture and what was in it? You, maddam, are an idiot.
Not sure who you were replying to as an idiot, but honestly NONE of what you mention above is an issue really, some of it, obviously not smart as it can lead to accusations, but not wrong. Now the picture and item, facts need determined of course before deciding what was or wasn't wrong.

Also to be clear, I stumbled across this topic and am not even from your area but have seen a persons career in teaching destroyed and the accusations weren't even correct. Just hate to see injustice, or if guilt lack of justice
Mr X

Zanesville, OH

#64 Mar 7, 2013
Concerned too wrote:
Concerned is absolutely right so if you weren't there stop talking.
So you were there when the picture was snapped and know exactly what happened. Do tell, the facts would be great to hear, or do you just have more conjecture?
Mr X

Zanesville, OH

#65 Mar 7, 2013
watch wrote:
<quoted text>
Many times when someone goes out of their way to do things for kids & win them over its a sign they might be having an ulterior motive behind doing so. I will not go into names, but a teacher at my son's school did all kind of nice things & the kids thought he was the coolest teacher ever. He spent money out of his own pocket & he would chat with the kids over Facebook. He ended up soliciting boys over Facebook trying to pay them money for oral sex. Maybe this band teacher just had a lapse in judgement, but please keep your eyes & ears open.
Consequently, I have known many music teachers and coaches who have pizza parties at their expense and gain the kids trust to build a sense of community among the kids and to help the instructor achieve the highest possible level of excellence with NO other motive in sight. Because one does, doesn't mean all do. Vigilance is fine but defamation without fact is not.

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