RCSD instructors positioned on depart after offensive text messages uncovered

6 instructors at Enrico Fermi Faculty 17 in Rochester are on go away right after college students found a series of textual content messages among them applying vulgar slurs to explain the young children and their dad and mom and wishing one girl would “defeat the (expletive) out of” another.

One more message instructed sending out an automatic telephone phone to “90% of the youngsters” and their people that would say: “I’m calling to remind you that you are a (expletive) mum or dad and your child is a (expletive) like you. Thanks.”

A further a person mentioned: “Dave stated I have to acquire my apparel off in the garage and set them in a bag and set them in the dryer on warm, and then get a task in Penfield.” Two instructors responded with laughter.

Jennifer Lopez, the mom of a person of the college students named in the messages, claimed students learned the messages May well 21 when a single of the teachers in problem permitted them to use her cellphone to make a movie. They noticed the group text notification arrive up and acknowledged a fellow student’s name in it.

Lopez explained there was huge group meeting Might 25 with the little ones, mothers and fathers, academics and university and union officials present. She said the lecturers admitted they’d composed the texts and apologized.

Jennifer Lopez, center, reads a message from her phone while surrounded by family members at her house in northwest Rochester May 27, 2022. Her daughter and other School 17 students were referred to in offensive terms by teachers in a group text message chain.

“I told them: ‘I you should not believe you happen to be sorry I think you happen to be sorry you received caught,'” Lopez reported Friday. 

She added: “I recognize, youngsters could possibly get underneath your pores and skin a very little little bit. But these messages — you’re developed. You’re meant to be another person they can have faith in.”

The college students referred to in the messages are eighth graders, indicating they are in their final few weeks of attending Faculty 17 ahead of heading to secondary college in the drop.