Helsel said the buckets have been in classrooms for two years. Media outlets picked up the story this week after he spoke about the plan at the hearing. He said he thinks news outlets have taken the plan “out of context to make it look silly.”
That was school superintendent David Helsel. He told the rock-bucket story at a state hearing specifically about a hot political issue which has people on each side questioning the other side’s basic humanity, and he was surprised that some people didn’t take it the way he wanted (however that was).