By Daily Wire. . .A substitute teacher in New Jersey school last week told a class of first-graders that Santa Claus isn’t real.
She was promptly fired, Montville Schools Superintendent Rene Rovtar said in a statement.
“‘During the course of the day, a substitute teacher apparently announced to the class that Santa was not real,’ the school’s principal, Michael J. Raj, wrote in the letter provided Friday to NJ Advance Media,” NJ.com reported. . .
Rovtar also issued a statement in which she said she was “troubled and disheartened by this incident.”
“The childhood wonder associated with all holidays and traditions is something I personally hold near and dear in my own heart,” Rovtar said. (Read more from “School District Fires Teacher Who Told Students That Santa Claus Isn’t Real” HERE)
Christmas Ruined? Teacher Upsets Students by Saying Santa Isn’t Real
By NJ News 12. A Morris County school district is apologizing for a substitute teacher who told first-grade students that Santa Claus isn’t real. . .
At least one parent told News 12 New Jersey that her 6-year-old daughter Addriana was extremely upset by the ordeal.
“I was heartbroken. You know, my daughter is the hugest believer in the whole Christmas spirit – Santa, giving,” says Myra Sansone-Aboyoun.
Sansone-Aboyoun says that she assured her daughter that, yes, there is a Santa Claus.
Montville Schools Superintendent Rene Rovtar said in a statement that she was “troubled and disheartened by this incident.” Rovtar explained that “childhood wonder associated with all holidays and traditions” is special to her. (Read more from “Christmas Ruined? Teacher Upsets Students by Saying Santa Isn’t Real” HERE)