School District in Hot Water After Substitute Tells 1st-Grade Class Santa is 'Not Real'

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November 30, 2018Nov 30, 2018

Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the entire year! The entire country seems to be filled with Christmas joy in the days leading up to December 25th.

However, not everyone will be able to say they are feeling jolly this season after a sad incident just occurred at a school in New Jersey. According to reports, a substitute teacher recently told an entire class of elementary students that Santa Claus is not real.

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"Cedar Hill School Principal Michael Raj sent a letter to parents following the incident Thursday at the school in Montville. Raj noted that as a parent himself, he understands the 'sensitive nature' of the topic," reported the AP.

The district has not released the name of the teacher involved with destroying the Christmas dreams of the children. They have also not commented on the teacher's future with the district.

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"Montville Schools Superintendent Rene Rovtar said in a statement that she was 'troubled and disheartened by this incident.' Rovtar explained that 'childhood wonder associated with all holidays and traditions' is special to her," wrote the AP.

Parents were furious about the news. Lots of people took to Twitter to express their anger one the story broke.

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