Nicole Griggs, has been a teacher at Steinert High School in New Jersey for the last 15 years and today she made it on the headlines for all the wrong reasons.
She was caught on camera telling students who were playing football in the park that they should “die a long, painful death” from the coronavirus.
From the Trentonian:
A math teacher at Steinert High School was caught on video this week shouting at a group of teenagers playing football in the park that they should “die a long, painful death” from the coronavirus.
The teacher was identified by multiple sources as Nicole Griggs, who has been a township teacher for the last 15 years and also taught middle school, according to the district website.
One of the teenagers, a freshman at Steinert, told The Trentonian that he and a group of school friends were playing football Thursday at the former Homedell School, on the 500 block of East Franklin Street, when Griggs stopped to admonish them from behind a chain-link fence.
Government school teacher (to students):
“I hope both of you get the coronavirus. I hope you both die a long painful death.” pic.twitter.com/8nSFGYiXUP
— Corey A. DeAngelis (@DeAngelisCorey) April 26, 2020
In an April 6 post on the Facebook page of Nikki Leigh, which Griggs appears to operate under an alias, she says: “We are surrounded by idiots!!!!!! Rode our bikes near Kuser Park this afternoon and what to [sic] we see but a younger couple with their daughter maybe 2/3 years old UNDOING the caution tape around the jungle gym so she could slide. I totally called them out on it, wished illness on them and commented that it was scary to even think they were parents. Their response: ‘We were going to put it back.’”
Mayor Jeff Martin condemned the teacher’s actions, but it remains unclear if she will keep her job.
“This is a very serious thing,” he said. “We’ve got at least 50 people who have actually died from it, 50 families. It’s not something to joke around about. Teacher or not, it’s unacceptable.”
This does not surprise me at all. As a matter of fact, I automatically assume it’s a government worker of some sort when I see things like this. If it’s a woman, almost guaranteed it is a teacher.
The impulse to control others is generally very high in people that can’t control themselves, whatever these ladies’ issues are, they are rooted much deeper than in whether she cares or not these kids are safe and that is evident in her over response to this situation.
I just love teachers who love children!
This is a teacher who should never be a teacher. She is a rude mean-spirited battleax. Who gets an education degree because it is easy.
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