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Teacher sticks around for a good cause
Next time, maybe he'll think twice before having the kids run laps.
Rocco Gianni, a seventh-grade health and PE teacher at Langley Middle School, found himself in a sticky situation during his lunch time on Friday.
Students lined up four and five deep to get their hands on duct tape as they taped Gianni to a lunchroom wall during the “Stuck for a Buck” event at the school.
As part of the “Pennies for Patients” fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, students could buy a piece of tape for $1.
Gianni endured plenty of taunts from his students as he was taped into place.
“I told you, it’s karma!” shouted seventh-grader Caleb Parker.
Gianni took his hoisting in good humor.
“Anybody want to hang with me?” he joked.
Lochlan Roberts, a seventh-grader, bought 14 pieces of tape.
“I wanted to support Pennies for Patients. And it’s a fun idea,” he said.
The event raised $125 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.