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17 October 2007 4 Comments

Indiana teacher’s aide resigns after apparently stapling note to student

Oct 12, 2007 05:01 PM EDT

PLYMOUTH, INDIANA (NBC) – A teacher’s aide in Indiana is in hot water and has resigned after trying to staple a note to a fourth grader’s forehead.

The principal at Jefferson Elementary in Plymouth says when the fourth grader refused to remove a post-it note from her forehead, the teacher’s aide attempted to staple it to her head. She was left with two holes in her head and received a tetanus shot as a precaution.

Neither the aide nor the student are being identified at this time. But a report was filed with local police.

School principal Bob Remenih says, “She had a Post-It not on her shirt and then she put it on her forehead. And she was asked to take it off. I’m not quite … and then when she didn’t, I think there was some sarcasm of ‘Do you want me to put it there permanently?'”

Thembi says: That’s what I call follow-through on a normally empty-threat! But if that were my child I would probably sue that teacher and then have her beaten.


  • shelbyinitalia said:

    damn, it was just a post-it note. why not just send the kid to the principal’s office?

  • AJ said:

    They would have to surgically remove my foot from her behind. This woman is out of her mind.

  • justjudith said:

    yeah…i’m not even litigious but i’d sue her!

  • Richard What_son said:

    I’ve heard worse about some of the middle school teachers at Masterman.

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