Austin Teacher Tells Kids There’s No Santa Claus
A little girl’s father wanted to know why is 5-year-old was questioning the existence of Santa.
“Because Mrs. Fuller” — the girl’s afterschool teacher — “said he wasn’t real. She said ‘None of you believe in Santa do you?’ and said that you and mommy buy all our presents and put them under the tree. She said that you should tell us the truth.”
…the teacher reportedly has a partner-in-grinchiness. The mother said another parent told her that a second teacher assigned her students to draw two pictures on a piece of paper, one of something real, and the other of something imaginary. When the student started drawing Santa on the “real” side of the page, the teacher said Saint Nick belonged on the fake side…
The mom emailed a complaint to the principal, who told he that she has reprimanded the teacher and given her the “tools to deal with this situation” in the future.
The little girl says, “I want to believe in Santa.”