JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — UPDATE, 3/22/19, 5 p.m.: The Trinity Christian School teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student has been arrested.
Aaron Zuniga, 28, is charged with unlawful sexual activity with a minor.
Original story from 3/21/19 below:
A local Christian school has fired a teacher, saying the teacher had an inappropriate relationship with a high school student.
Trinity Christian Academy said it reported the incident to police on Tuesday.
Students and parents told Action News Jax they call the teacher Mr. Z, and said he was a popular teacher.
“He has such a good reputation from everywhere at this school. Everybody knew who he was, he has such a high energy,” said James Baltz, works at school.
“You have to talk to your children, what else can you do?” said Marcia Campbell, a concerned grandparent.
Baltz is hoping the school can learn from this.
“Honestly, I hope this is going to be an awakening for the school,” he said.
Action News Jax's Amber Krycka reached out to Trinity Christian Academy and received this statement on the teacher's firing:
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