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Teacher Accused Of Organizing Naked Basketball Practices And Hosting Students For Sleepovers

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Yet another teacher is in hot water after a former student is accusing her of having sleepovers with a student, organizing a strip basketball practice and encouraging theft, per Edmonton Journal.

The alleged perpetrator is Martina Cain, who, as recently as 2015, was the was principal at Churchill Community High School in Saskatchewan. The incidents allegedly took place at unknown school during the late-80s, according to the report.

The board’s notice contains a total of four allegations that span the years when the female student was in Grades 9 through 11.

In one instance, the complainant alleges that over several months, she periodically slept in Cain’s bed at the teacher’s apartment when there was an early basketball practice, when she had argued with her parents or when her parents were away.

The notice said the first time this happened, Cain gave the student the option of sleeping on the floor or in bed with her, despite there being a couch in the apartment.

It’s also alleged that Cain encouraged the student to steal a food tray from a fast-food restaurant during a basketball trip, which she did.

When the student was in Grade 10, Cain allegedly organized a practice for the girls basketball team in the school gym, where players had to remove some clothing for a missed free throw, or put some back on if they made the shot.

The notice said the girls covered the gym doors with paper and, in some cases, lost their shorts and their bras.

In the last instance — also during Grade 10 — it’s alleged Cain invited the student to a hot tub at a home where she was house-sitting and told her to take off her bathing suit before getting in the water.

Scheduled to appear in front of the Saskatchewan Teacher's Board in early-February, Cain could potentially be suspended or be removed of her teaching certificate or issued a fine of $5,000 or more, if found guilty.

H/T Edmonton Journal