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Students Pull Off Thanksgiving Event, Despite Being Stood up by Protesting Teachers

bruce130 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 11:03 PM
The selfishness and self centered teachers should be ashamed. The children are behaving in a more adult manner than the adults. There is something terribly wrong with them to choose to protest instead of sharing on Thanksgiving. They must be blind or in some sort of deep denial to be able to justify their behavior and manage to live comfortably in their own skin. These people will never be truly happy or satisfied with any contract, no matter what's in it.

Students and teachers from Old Rochester Regional Junior High School have teamed up for many years to serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to senior citizens in the school cafeteria.

But this year the teachers thought it would be an opportune time to bring their complaints about a lack of a collective bargaining agreement to the community. How? By refusing to participate in the traditional Thanksgiving event.

That’s right, as a way to protest their lack of a contract, the teachers bailed on the students and senior citizens. But the students and a group of volunteers kept the tradition alive on their...