School Board investigating reports of twerking substitute teacher at Sulphur High

By By Kara Carrier / American Press

A video of a Sulphur High School

substitute teacher allegedly twerking during class last week has been

circulating among students.

The Calcasieu Parish School Board says it is investigating the incident, which took place in a civics/contemporary issues


“At this time, it is a personnel matter, and there is an investigation,” Kirby Smith, public information officer for CPSB,

told the American Press. “School Board officials are looking into it.”

Twerking is defined by Oxford Dictionary as a dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting

hip movements and a low, squatting stance.

In a copy of the six-second video obtained by the newspaper, the substitute can be seen doing a wall twerk, which is a handstand against the wall while twerking.

No students appear in the video, but can be heard laughing and cheering the teacher on in the background.