Amanda Quinonez is the latest teacher who has been charged with having a relationship with one of her students. According to police reports Amanda Quinonez who was a teacher at the Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Eastvale, California who allegedly sent explicit photos of her self to the underage student and as well have a physical encounter with the teen. Amanda Quinonez was put on administrative leave and has been charged with felony count of lewd acts with a child, one felony count of distributing harmful material to a minor, and one misdemeanor count of molesting a child
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A Riverside County high school teacher was arrested this week on suspicion of sending sexually explicit photos to an underage male student.
Amanda Quinonez, 30, a teacher at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Eastvale, was arrested Tuesday, according to the county sheriff’s department. She was released from custody Wednesday after posting a $50,000 bail.
The Riverside County district attorney’s office has not yet decided whether it will file charges in the case. Sheriff’s Sgt. Edward Soto said the investigation is ongoing.
According to a letter sent to parents, the school immediately notified law enforcement once it was made aware of a possible “inappropriate relationship.
Principal Dr. Greg Anderson said the Corona-Norco School District has a “zero-tolerance for any behavior that endangers our students.”
Quinonez was hired as a language arts teacher at the school in 2016. In addition, she coached boys and girls water polo and swimming. This year, she was listed only as a girls water polo coach, according to a spokesperson at Eleanor Roosevelt High School.
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teacher at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Eastvale was arrested on Tuesday, April 12, on suspicion of committing lewd acts with a student.
An investigation was launched by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department after allegations were brought to school administration’s attention of an inappropriate relationship between a student and an employee, the Corona-Norco Unified School District said in a statement.
Sheriff’s officials said Amanda Quinonez, 30, allegedly committed lewd acts with a student and gave him “harmful matter… which included explicit photos of a sexual nature.” She was booked on a felony count of lewd acts with a child, a felony count of distributing harmful material to a minor and a misdemeanor count of molesting a child.
“This news is disheartening and upsetting to us all,” the district’s statement said. “Corona-Norco Unified School District along with Eleanor Roosevelt High School has zero-tolerance for any behavior that endangers our students.”
Quinonez was arrested Tuesday while on school grounds, according to authorities. She posted bail on Wednesday, and is set to appear in court at the Riverside Hall of Justice on June 14.
Amanda Quinonez was placed on administrative leave and Eleanor Roosevelt parents were notified of the situation, the district said.
Crisis counselors were available on campus Wednesday for staff and students