Investigative Report Exclusive
The Hezitorial Regarding Sexual Misconduct
The Law Requires That All Adults are Required to be the Stewards to the Entire Student Body in the Yonkers Public School District
YONKERS, NY — November 23, 2021 — A brazen sexual act took place at Saunders High School. “People in the know” learned that two boys, memorialized their sexcapade that took place in the “boys” room while a third person, a videographer, memorialized their sexual act. The protagonists and the videographer were seemingly not concerned about being discovered. Even so, Principal Steve Mazzola learned of the incident, which was thereafter relayed to Yonkers Board of Education School Superintendent Dr. Edwin Quezada, as well as having been reported to the Yonkers Police Department (YPD). Even though YPD was informed, they did not issue a press release. Instead, YPD has kept this incident under wraps, never divulging that this incident “did” take place, and that they were made aware of it. This act alone questions the integrity of the Yonkers Police Department.
But there is more. In another separate scenario, this one having taken place at Palisades Prep involved a “threesome” comprised of two boys and a girl. This incident was learned to have taken place at Palisade Preparatory School (Palisade Prep or PPS) where the Principal is Dr. Robert P. Vicuña. “People in the know” knew of the incident taking place, what they are uncertain about was whether the “threesome” engaged in a stairwell or in the school library itself. At issue is not the actual location, but that many sources vouch for the integrity that this incident did take place.
It is evident that the protagonists and the videographer were unconcerned about being discovered.
Since the public was not informed, it would be logical to presume that the “silence” will likely embolden those engaged in such conduct on school property to repeat their conduct at the same or another venue. Fearing no retribution whatsoever because they were likely not admonished over this incident, they likely suffered no consequence whatsoever.
No notice of either situation having taken place was ever divulged to the public. Not by the Yonkers Board of Education Trustees, neither by the YBoE Superintendent Dr. Edwin Quezada, nor the Yonkers Police Department.
Yonkers “insiders in the know” shared their learning of both incidents, confirming they in fact they did take place. Each happenstance was confirmed through multiple sources who were perplexed and outraged as to why no media outlet reported what transpired over the past 2 ½ weeks. The public has a right to know. YPD must divulge such incidents. That IS their responsibility and it cannot be shrugged off or set aside by their silence.
At issue then is what is the purpose of making such incidents public? Other students must be made aware that such conduct will not be tolerated. Those engaged in these acts, should they wish to continue, must find other venues to indulge their sexual desires. Every student must learn what standards are demanded and consequences must be devised to thwart such incidents from being repeated on school property, public property, and/or houses of worship.
It is understood that every human being, no matter their gender, their sexual preference(s), their ethnicity, the color of their skin, or any other definition to which they may ascribe, behavior as noted above, is best conducted in private, but definitely not in public.
While one’s hormones may be raging, the prospect of being caught in the act can cajole, even coerce a criminal record which can and may haunt one’s life for eternity. It is not my position to advise anyone what to do and with whom to do it. Those who indulge, if caught may suffer the wrath of the law. If so, those caught may be paying for such conduct their whole life. It may not happen, but if it does, engaging in sexual release may happen in prison. From what I hear, not everyone is up for that scenario.
What is evident by these incidents, perhaps even informed by photos of a Yonkers Public School teacher who was publicly shamed when photos of her revealing outfit to satisfy some “adult” boys in the Yonkers School surfaced and spread like wildfire on social media. The incident died almost as quickly as it surfaced.
I am saddened to say that such debauchery has continued unabated to one degree or another in the Yonkers Public Schools District among those at the top of the “food chain”, as well as by teachers who have been targeted for one reason or another to engage in unwanted sexual conduct.
The result is now evident, that is, that some of the student body, have chosen to engage in conduct similar to the adults at the top of the echelon who indulged themselves because they could and likely still do because they still can!
It has also been suggested that conduct as described above will not see the light of day in order to omit knowledge of such happenstance. Can Yonkers afford to permit such decadent debauchery to continue among adults and teenagers without a negative outcome likely to eventually undermine the patina to which Yonkers likely aspires?
Under Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, under Yonkers Police Commissioner John Mueller, and under Dr. Edwin Quezada we must make an immediate change that is written, expressed in unequivocal language, and will bear the brunt of the law for those who can’t keep it in their pants?
What ever happened to respecting people, whether straight or gay, whether women or men, of every age, whether having reached sexual maturity or not.
Let us also not forget that circumstances as divulged herein may find themselves on the front burner of Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah.
Have the parents/guardians of those revealed herein received a letter from Dr. Quezada, Commissioner Mueller, or Mayor Spano advising them of what transpired at the respective schools of the kids involved? If not, why not?
This must not be permitted to continue on school property? That is the law. The law also requires that the Yonkers Police Department must divulge all that takes place under their watch. No “if”, and or “but”!
Within 5 weeks from today, rather that rising to more respected heights, the City of Yonkers, having grown into the third largest city in New York State has been diminished by almost 11 years rather than rising to the promise before the city on the hill whose majestic Hudson River has carved the Palisades for everyone to contemplate in awe. The view itself permits us to aspire to greater heights on every plane. We must collectively agree that the debauchery we have tolerated for so long must be expunged from our minds. We must begin that journey together and only with respect.
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