A counteroffensive has now begun in support of Principal Sharon Burns.
The parents of a Canadian school have launched a petition to remove their principal, an ardent Iron Maiden fan, who allegedly shared photos of himself paying tribute to the group using the school’s social handle. “Concerned Parents” say Post’s affiliation to Iron Maiden displays “satanic imagination”.
Sharon Burns is the principal of Eden High School in St. Catharines, Ontario, and has been embarrassed to display her love for the Heavy Metal Titans on her social media, her Twitter bio even saying “Principal at Eden High School”. ” reads. Growth Mindset Practitioner. Fueled by metal and ska. & Chicken’s”.
One photo he shared shows his hand in a horn up gesture in front of the Iron Maiden banner and license plate. Another photo shows a figure of the Iron Maiden mascot Eddie on the dashboard of his car, with a handwritten sign that reads “AD 666”.
Petition, titled “Eden High School Principal, Sharon Burns, Needs to Be Transferred Instant!” Was 500 supporters at the time of writing.
The details of the petition read, “As concerned parents… we are deeply disturbed that the headmaster assigned to the school has clarified his allegiance to satanic symbols and satanic practices on his public social media platforms.” where all the students can see them.”
“As parents we are demanding her to be shifted to another school. Please replace him with another principal who aligns with the values of families in Eden and will not sabotage the teaching or support of those values and will not try to introduce influential students to satanic practices or symbolism. “
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An update from the group emphasized that they were not targeting Burns’ praise of the band, but rather “satanic” scenes associated with Iron Maiden. “If she hadn’t posted a picture of her handmade 666 sign, this petition wouldn’t exist. Nobody cares what band she likes and it’s not about her choice of what she listens to. It would be petty and pointless.”
a counterclaim, “We Need Mrs. Burns”, has received over 15,000 signatures at the time of writing. “It’s ridiculous that some parents judge her role as a principal based only on one Instagram post,” its description reads. “Eden High School is a public school. Not a Christian school.
“He [Burns] Spreads nothing but love and kindness, and is probably one of the best and most enthusiastic headmasters the school has ever known. “
Iron Maiden released its 17th studio album “Senjutsu” last month. Granthshala The release was described as an LP of “truly epic proportions” and “an instant classic in Iron Maiden’s 41-year journey”.
“Here, they take things further; Finally letting the imagination run wild in an album that’s more confident and full of ideas than ever before. “