BELLINGHAM, Wash. — A Bellingham High School drama teacher has issued a formal apology after her awards ceremony devolved into an evening of profanity, jokes about a priest having sex with kids, and a box of sex toys.
A parent attended the ceremony in the school auditorium with her 17-year-old daughter, who was nominated for an award. Both want to remain anonymous until after graduation on June 6.
The teacher is Teri Grimes, a veteran of three decades who is slated to retire after this year.
“I sat there with my mouth open in shock and the final straw was when a joke was told on stage about a teacher, a lawyer and a priest on a plane. The plane was going down and the teacher says we have to save the children. The attorney says “F*** the children!” and the priest says “OOOOH..Do we have time for that???” the email reads.
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