Update: NewsNet5 has the picture of the saucy substitute and one other important detail: the vodka was Grey Goose. How much are we paying subs these days? (NewsNet5)
Can you blame her? Well, we guess you can.
According to Westlake Sun News, 57-year-old substitute teacher Anne Keller hit the bottle during a school day last week. Her libation of choice: vodka. Odorless, it's a wise move if you hope to skate by in your sub duties — showing movies, taking attendance, etc. — while tipping toward blotto, but it's all for naught if you pass out in an office and miss a class.
Which is exactly what happened with Keller. It was around noon when school officials noticed she wasn't in class. After a short search, they found her asleep with an open bottle of vodka. Superintendent Dan Keener told the paper, "Obviously this individual is struggling with some issues and it wasn’t appropriate for her to be in the school. We ended up handing it over to the police and let them address it the way it was appropriate. We felt that was best.”
Translation: "We understand the need to hit the sauce after dealing with these little monsters all day, we just wish she would have held off until 3:30 like the rest of us. Hopefully, this is a lesson for everyone we work with."