Parents are furious after the teacher told first-graders that Santa and the elf on the shelf are fake.

If you celebrate Christmas with your family, it’s probable that you once believed in Santa Claus yourself or instilled that belief in your children. For kids, believing in Santa is like being able to cling to a bit of enchantment, even though adults are aware that this is a small festive farce.

When Christmas comes to the children in their lives, most people who have lost that aspect of the holiday prefer to hold onto that sense of wonderment for as long as possible.

According to WKRG News 5, a substitute teacher at Cedar Hill School in Montville, New Jersey, however, completely destroyed the enchantment of Christmas by dumping a large “bomb” on some gullible first-graders.

Raj stated, “I am sending this letter so that you are aware of the issue and you can take necessary actions to retain the childish innocence of the holiday season if the discussion comes up at home over the next few days.

Simek penned:

“She informed kids that parents simply purchase gifts to place under the tree and that Santa Claus is not real. She explained to them that elves are fictional dolls that your parents move around and that reindeer cannot fly.”

Simek stated, “An adult woman tried to break the spirit of our six-year-old, along with the souls of the other 22 children in CH’s first grade class.”

Since the children arrived home from school today, many of us parents have been trying to repair the damage, but coming from an adult, this is undoubtedly the kind of seed that was sown deep inside of their doubting, perceptive, and curious minds.

Many parents, however, believed that what she did was absolutely proper and the finest thing she could have done for those children.

Although the teacher’s actions may not have been optimal, the neighborhood is working to “rectify” the problem.
Simek updated her original post to mention that as part of a creative writing holiday assignment, Mrs. Casey Daniel, an English teacher at Toms River High – East High School in Toms River, and her journalism class offered to write the kids individual, personalized, whimsical letters from the North Pole.

The only response from the school so far has been the letter warning parents, whether or not parents agree with this teacher’s teaching techniques.
Superintendent of Montville Schools Rene Rovtar released a statement in which she expressed her “concern” and “disheartenment” about the substitute’s behavior.

“I personally cherish close and dear in my own heart the childlike magic linked with all festivals and traditions,” Rovtar remarked.

The teacher’s identity was kept a secret, and the school made no mention of whether she would stay on as a district instructor.