Special education director arrested f...

Special education director arrested for drugs

There are 1 comment on the FOX23 story from Feb 1, 2013, titled Special education director arrested for drugs. In it, FOX23 reports that:

For the last five years, Kurt Garivaltis was a trusted member of the Adams Cheshire Regional School District, but court papers reveal a very different side to the 45-year-old. The special education director, who worked with kids and their parents at Cheshire Elementary School, was arrested on drug charges; accused of using, buying, selling and ... (more)

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Sandy

Northampton, MA

#1 Feb 4, 2013
I think the situation is very sad. I believe that Mr. Garivaltis must have become addicted following that snowmobile accident back in 2006. No one would risk their job the way he did for recreational use. Opiates are powerful substances that are highly addictive. It is this powerful addiction that causes good people to make very bad choices, that they live to regret. He is a good man with a good heart, who has done a lot of good for a lot of kids in the Adams/Cheshire school system. Most parents who knew him would say the very same thing. The person he harmed was himself, and he'll have to deal with the repercussions that will ensue. Very, very sad!

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