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TAMPA, Florida (WFLA) – An lively Tampa Bay instructor turned an Web sensation after she was challenged by a pupil to a dance-off at a college in Riverview. Natalie McClain, the assistant principal at Sumner Excessive Faculty, took to Twitter and posted a video of the epic dance battle that broke out throughout college students’ lunch break throughout examination week. “Our eighth grade Stingrays have a well-deserved examination dance break. In fact, our academics finish 2022 with a win,” McClain wrote within the caption.
Within the video, instructor Yolanda Turner and a pupil are seen making strikes to Missy Elliot’s “Lose Management.” As of Wednesday night, the 38-second clip has greater than 5 million views. However the video on Twitter shouldn’t be solely catching the eye of standard customers, the video additionally made its technique to Missy Elliot herself. Elliot answered McClain’s tweet with fireplace emojis.
“I would like them to depart understanding this was probably the greatest years we have had,” Turner mentioned. “It was essential that they’ve enjoyable, that they go dwelling feeling like, ‘Oh, I really feel protected. I really feel good after I go to highschool. I had a good time. I’ve folks there who care about me.'” , she added.The Sumner Excessive instructor mentioned she desires to create an area the place college students are inspired to sing, dance and specific themselves.
“I simply need them to really feel included and be genuine and share their genuine self,” she added. Turner, who has been a instructor for 20 years, not solely has expertise within the classroom, but additionally as a DJ and singer.