BOULDER, Colo., March 9 (UPI) -- A substitute teacher known to her Boulder, Colo., fifth-graders as "Mrs. Grumpy Lady" was accused of hitting one in the head with a viola bow.
Carla Skinners, 63, was also accused of swearing in front of students, KMGH-TV, Denver, reported. She was free on $1,000 bond Friday awaiting formal charges.
Skinners allegedly became so upset with her Creekside Elementary student orchestra last month, she grabbed a viola bow and struck a girl in the back of the head, a police report said.
Skinners, who was fired, allegedly told the school district human resources director complaints were filed against her because she is white and the students Hispanic.
Saturday, March 10, 2007
The Grumpy Granny
Grumpy' teacher accused of hitting pupil