Gabriela Neufeld, age 26, of Boone, North Carolina, a science teacher at South Mecklenburg High School arrested & charged w/ 5 felony counts of sexual activity with a 18 y/o student. Bond $75,000 unsecured. #FirstThem
BUT HE'S 18 IM CONFUSED AF
A teacher at South Mecklenburg High School has been arrested and charged with felony sexual activity with a student by teacher. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schoolsconfirmed on Friday morning that she had resigned, and had been suspended with pay on Nov. 29, prior to her resignation.
Gabriela Neufeld is accused of having sexual activity with an 18-year-old South Mecklenburg HS student, according to police. Officials believe the two met up at Park Road Park in Charlotte's Closeburn-Glenkirk neighborhood. Police said this was discovered on Nov. 29, and she was arrested.
Neufeld was held at the Mecklenburg County Detention Center until being released on bond.
Neufeld is originally from Boone, North Carolina, and graduated from Appalachian State University. She told the university earlier this year she was teaching biology and AP biology for ninth to twelfth grade students at the high school.
CMS shared the following message, which was sent to families:
"Good morning South Meck High School families.
This is Principal Marc Angerer with a message about a news story you may have seen regarding a South Meck teacher.
Although I cannot discuss personnel information, I wanted to inform you that we take this matter seriously. We share your concerns regarding this situation. The safety and security of our students and staff is of the utmost importance to us all, and while this is a troubling situation, it is being managed by law enforcement.
Thank you for your support of South Meck High School."