UPDATE: Aberdeen algebra teacher terminated

By Jeff Clark/Monroe Journal

ABERDEEN – Aberdeen High School algebra teacher Shobal Johnson has been terminated according to Aberdeen School District Superintendent Chester Leigh.

“The investigation of the incident concerning Shobal Johnson was completed,” Leigh said.”Mr. Johnson was terminated by the superintendent. In accordance with district policy, Mr. Johnson has a right to request a hearing related to the action taken.”

His termination comes after an investigation into an in-class altercation between Johnson and a student.

The altercation, which occurred approximately two weeks ago, was videotaped by several students in the classroom. One of the students placed a video in the hands of the Monroe Journal which has become a viral sensation on Monroe360.com.

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