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Raleigh Teacher Charged With Taking Indecent Liberties

Posted March 1, 2007
Updated January 10, 2008

— A teacher at Cardinal Gibbons High School is finding himself on the wrong side of the law.

Justin Scranton, who is also a track and cross-country coach at the school, has been charged with one count of taking indecent liberties.

Raleigh police have confirmed that the student who accused Scranton is a female.


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  • Fandemonium Mar 8, 2007

    UNC-CH should demand that Scranton give his educasion back!!!

  • kkbabe1991 Mar 7, 2007

    and what does happen when you assume?
    cuz ive never heard anyone actually finish that sentence

  • kkbabe1991 Mar 7, 2007

    im sorry but i dont understand how you can still support him. i am praying for him and his family but what do you think acting inappropriately means? obviously something happened that was out of the ordinary...and a teacher saw them...

  • nyyankees Mar 7, 2007

    unfortunately you misread. He admitted to "acting inappropriately," however did not admit to actually doing anything that the student had accused him of doing save for text messaging and IMs. You know what happens when you assume...

  • kkbabe1991 Mar 7, 2007

    im assuming everyone read in the paper that scranton admitted to the accusations...

  • Fandemonium Mar 7, 2007

    Way to represent UNC-CH Scranton!!!

  • teenatunes88 Mar 4, 2007

    The point of this message board is to express your feelings on this topic. No need to criticize others for what you do not like about what they said. Lack of decorum here shows the quality of kids that go to, or graduated from, CG. Show some respect to one another and quit acting so immature; I've really lost a lot respect for those on here acting out.

  • nyyankees Mar 3, 2007

    Ms. Sokash teaches AP Literature for the seniors. Scranton teaches college prep.

  • CGHS Student Mar 3, 2007

    I'm a junior at CGHS. What sucks is that he would've been my English teacher next year (dunno, I'm taking AP and not sure if he did AP). I never knew him very well but he seemed like a real nice guy and pretty freaking funny. I hope he comes back.

  • allisonhepburn Mar 3, 2007


    I graduated from Cardinal Gibbons last year and never ran track or cross country. I have never said or thought "wow, he got caught." I would appreciate it if you would not lump the entire student body together. We are not all saying the same thing.