Educators across New York State are dealing with a new challenge.

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Schools across the state are warning parents and teachers about a new TikTok challenge. This one is called "Slap A Teacher Challenge," "Smack A Teacher Challenge" or "Smack a Staff Member on the Backside."

Last month, teachers were warned about the  "Bathroom Challenge or "Devious Lick Challenge."

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That viral TikTok challenge encouraged students to steal or break something at their school, then post a picture or video of the item like a trophy.

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October's alleged challenge involves an educator getting slapped. As of this writing, there have been no reports of an educator getting slapped, but school officials will be monitoring.

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A list of potential upcoming TikTok challenges is being shared by educators and parents, according to WNC. The list shows the pranks in the upcoming months will continue to escalate.

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  • October: Smack a staff member on the backside.
  • November: Kiss your friend’s girlfriend at school.
  • December: Deck the halls and show your b****.
  • January: Jab a breast.
  • February: Mess up school signs.
  • March: Make a mess in the courtyard or cafeteria.
  • April: Grab some “eggs” (another theft challenge).
  • May: Ditch Day.
  • June: Flip off the front office.


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