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Mayville teacher reprimanded for anti-Trump “art”

This is good to see. Granted, it’s a slap on the wrist, but at least it is something of an acknowledgement that this was inappropriate.

This past June, residents and parents in Mayville, WI were shocked to see a vulgar, profane piece of anti-Trump protest “art” displayed prominently at a MIDDLE SCHOOL art show.   The “art” was created by a HS junior in Mayville in an art class taught by teacher Sarah Heideman.  Heideman thought the poster was super swell, and so she sent it off to the MIDDLE SCHOOL to be displayed.

The adults loved the anti-Trump message so much, they selected it as the “winner” to be sent to an exhibit state wide.

Read the story by Judy Steffes from Washington County Insider here:

VULGAR ANTI TRUMP ART DISPLAY

Here is the poster displayed at the middle school:

anti trump protest art

ONLY after an Open Records Request filed by CRG’s Orville Seymer did the district finally do its job and reprimand the teacher.  She’ll have a reprimand on her permanent record.

Good.  The teacher darn well knew better.  She knew the policy.  She just didn’t care.  And neither did nearly everyone else.  Why?  It has nothing to do with any sort of appreciation for free speech or protest art.  The art itself was pretty standard fare and not terribly creative.  The adults in the school district simply LIKED the message because they DON’T like Trump.