Colo. Spanish Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Photos, Videos Show Students Smashing Piñata With Donald Trump’s Picture

Donald Trump piñatas are displayed in the window at Pinata Art on Aug. 28, 2015, in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Well, this Cinco de Mayo celebration didn’t go over very well. A Colorado high school Spanish teacher was put on administrative leave after photos and videos surfaced of students on Friday smashing a piñata with a picture of President Donald Trump on the front.

According to Fox News, Roosevelt High School students in Weld County School District were seen in the images and footage taking a bat to the piñata as others looked on and screamed words of encouragement.


“He’s been defeated,” the caption of one photo reportedly read.

On Saturday the Weld County School District announced that the teacher involved had been placed on paid administrative leave. The school district declined to name the instructor but said that it will launch an investigation starting Monday.

“This was an incredibly disrespectful act that does not reflect the values of Roosevelt High School or the school district,” the superintendent, Martin Foster, said in the statement that was posted online.


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