A teacher at Glenbard North High School in Illinois has allegedly caused quite the stir online after practically shouting at a student for not wearing the mask properly. Scott Grigoletto saw that a student was wearing a mask wrong (under his nose) and scolded him for taking his mask off, as per reports.
Grigoletto is not under fire for that but rather the language he used.
In a video recording of the confrontation, he is seen calling the errant student a “piece of sh-t” for taking his mask off. Recorded by another student who was watching, the video has gone viral.
Who is Scott Grigoletto?
Scott Grigoletto is a teacher at Glenbard North High School whose video has gone viral for shouting to call police after a student didn’t wear his mask. The Twitter account first revealed that the incident took place at “Glenbard North high school in Carol Stream, IL” and then tagged the school’s account to bring their notice, saying:
“@GBNPanthers this is a teacher in your school calling a student a piece of s***”.
Meet Scott Grigoletto, Director of Percussion at Glenbard North High School pic.twitter.com/iC5ak1cTwZ
— Toast (@toast_chicago) September 5, 2021
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To make matters worse for himself, the teacher also threatened to call the police on the teenager. When this video was posted on Twitter by the very popular account Libs of Tik Tok, it went viral on social media. Many users shared and retweeted the clip as a prime example of how teachers should not behave with many calling for his firing.
The text on the viral video says, “My friend had his mask under his nose, and this Karen went crazy, got up in his face and cuzed at him” (sic). “Teacher calls student “piece of s***” and threatens to call the cops for taking his mask off:” the Twitter account shared with an accompanying video of the confrontation with the teacher.
Teacher calls student “piece of s***” and threatens to call the cops for taking his mask off: pic.twitter.com/NND9xoEmRe
— Libs of Tik Tok (@libsoftiktok) September 5, 2021
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After some time, the Twitter user said, “I believe I identified the teacher. Working on confirming 100% before I share his name.” Then finally, the identity was revealed, “Scott Grigiletto”.
Shortly afterward, confirmation of the last name, “*Grigoletto”.
What We Know So Far
While this identification has not been officially verified, a YouTube video was also shared with this name. Any more information about Scott Grigoletto is unavailable. Even his official website seems to have been taken down.
However, another tweet describes him as, “Meet Scott Grigoletto, Director of Percussion at Glenbard North High School” As it turns out, “The kid who recorded it is getting punished. He should get an award, not a punishment.”
Feel Free to contact him and tell him how you feel:
High School Teacher
— Brandon Kruger ☕️ (@brandonkruger5) September 6, 2021
Many felt the teacher should be fired for this behaviour.
“I would be pissed if I was that students Dad. I hope the parents don’t let this go. No teacher should EVER abuse their students. NEVER. Get rid of that teacher. Doesn’t belong teaching,” one user wrote.
Another added, “Wow! Sounds like this teacher needs anger management classes after he’s FIRED!”