School sparks outcry over ‘vile’ licking competition between staff and students
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When you think of school competitions, you think of a football match, a basketball match, or maybe even a chess tournament for those not too keen on sport.
Well, this one competition that took place at a US middle school is certainly different from the norm, with one parent describing it as 'vile'.
So what exactly is it?
Well, the video footage shows students and adult teachers licking marshmallow cream of either side of of two clear plexiglass panes at the same time.
Students were definitely not impressed with the game, as in the video, you can hear some students shouting "Ew", "That’s so gross," and "What the heck."
One of the parents of the kids who attends the school - Megan Sa - has been speaking to Fox News Digital about the competition and it's fair to say she's not best pleased.
She claims that she initially emailed the superintendent, the school board and the HR department asking for an explanation regarding the competition.
According to Sa, the principal of the school is seen laughing in the video while also taking her phone out to film the competition.
While the whole video is rather strange, there was one particular scene in it that most alarmed the mom.
According to Sa, at one point the security guard "looked like he was licking the marshmallow off of the plexiglass in a sensual way."
"In my opinion, we do not send our children to school to be exposed to highly sexualized behavior by adults," she told Fox News.
Sa said that she spoke to other parents to see if she was overreacting, but she found that they had similar feelings to her about the situation.
Sa has since posted the video online, which has resulted in her gauging with others in the community.
She found that some people, now in their 30s, who attended the school said that the competition took place when they were there.
Dr. Traci Pierce, the district's superintendent, issued a statement last Friday more than two weeks after the competition took place.
"During the activity, some students felt very uncomfortable, and the activity was highly disturbing for some students, parents, families, and community members to watch on video," the statement read.
"This activity does not have district approval and will never be repeated in the future."
Meanwhile, the school's principal Casey Gant offered an apology to parents, which Sa described as a 'slap in the face'.
UNILAD has reached out to Desert Hills Middle School for further comment.