Visitors attempt to attend teacher's appeal hearing
Small crowd of supporters turned away before session, which took place via Zoom
April 20, 2022
About a dozen people attempted to enter the Sweet Home School District office Wednesday afternoon, April 13, to attend an appeal hearing for Tina Tressel.
Tressel was terminated Nov. 8, 2021, after failing to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or to submit a religious or medical exemption.
However, the session was never planned to be held in-person.
"We continued to send out information to our employees saying that this is not taking place on our property, we are not hosting a meeting, and that this is a Zoom-hosted meeting," Sweet Home School District Superintendent Lisa Riggs said. "A...