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Substitute Teacher Fired For Toothpick Magic Trick

As parents we have to pick our battles and I'll just go ahead and say that this one the powers that be at Rushe Middle School in Land 'O Lakes, FL waged is ridiculous. Substitute teacher Jim Piculas was fired for performing a simple 30-second toothpick magic trick once students finished their work. He was cited with wizardry. Am I the only one with fond memories of playing "Red Light, Green Light!" or "Heads Up, Seven Up!" under a substitute teacher's supervision in grammar school?

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plasticapple plasticapple 9 years
Wow. This is nuts. People have too much time on their hands. Get a damn hobby or something.
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
Firing him for wizardry makes it sound like they believe he did ACTUAL magic not a trick. So now they believe in magic?? What a joke. Jeez, can't even entertain the students anymore
Courtney82 Courtney82 9 years
this is nuts, cant believe the school district would even let it get as far as it did. people need to chill and just move past things that they dont like.
Rozenaut Rozenaut 9 years
Well, geez, this opens my eyes. I'd better call the authorities about my uncle. He pulled pennies out of my ear all throughout my childhood! Come on.
zombielove zombielove 9 years
i saw this and thought it was dumb. you can see the damn tape sticking out of his thumb.
macgirl macgirl 9 years
wizardry? That is so odd. Is it possible that there wasn't some bigger problem with him but they didn't have a legit reason to fire him?
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 9 years
:oy: Are they going to start up the Salem Witch Trials again too?
badkitty badkitty 9 years
what has this world come to?
erinflower erinflower 9 years
Jim Piculas = Voldemort
loveleighdancer loveleighdancer 9 years
haha honestly was that for real?? That almost looked like one of the onion spoofs haha.
jessielynn657 jessielynn657 9 years
Wow. Wizardry. People please, loosen up!
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