Show and Tell no longer has the same harmless meaning it once had. “Parents of students at Encinal High School in Alameda want a teacher fired after they say he sent them home with an extra credit assignment of finding sex toys and condoms in their parents’ private drawers, and taking a selfie with what they find,” CBS San Francisco reported on June 3, 2015. “Mothers Kimberly Cobene and Evangeline Garcia heard about the sex toy selfie last month from a counselor at an afterschool program their sophomore daughters attend.”
“It was to go into your parents’ private drawers or whatever to seek out sexual toys or condoms, or anything of that nature and to take a selfie with it,” Cobene told the CBS bay area bureau.
“Encinal High administrators implied to the moms that the assignment may have been a joke, but not every student saw it that way,” according to CBS.
“From what I understand, a student actually did it and he used that as an example of what it should look like for the other students,” Cobene noted in comments to CBS-SF.
The Encinal story comes on the heels of a related incident in Minnesota. “Some parents are outraged after the leader of a small Minneapolis private school took about a dozen middle- and high-school-aged students on a sex education field trip to an adult novelty store late last week,” Nicole Norfleet reported in The Star-Tribune on June 2, 2015.