Teacher saves student choking on almonds

WELL, NEW THIS MORNING A WISCONSIN TEACHER IS BEING CALLED A HERO AFTER SHE SAVED ONE OF HER STUDENTS FROM CHOKING. SAMANTHA WEISS TEACHES THIRD GRADE AT A SCHOOL NEAR LACROSSE. ONE OF HER STUDENTS WAS EATING ALMOND BUDS WHEN ONE GOT STUCK IN HIS THROAT. WEISS NOTICED SOMETHING WAS WRONG AND JUMPED INTO ACTION. BRYSON HAD COME UP TO ME, HAD A LOOK OF PANIC. IT WAS JUST SCARY AND EVERYTHING. AND I JUST KIND OF FEEL LIKE MY MAMA BEAR TEACHER MODE KICKED IN AND I TURNED HIM AROUND AND STARTED DOING THE HEIMLICH. LIKE, I FEEL LIKE IT JUST WAS LIKE AN INSTINCT, A GREAT INSTINCT THERE, WHICH SAYS YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS MIGHT HAPPEN, WHICH IS WHY SHE SAYS IT’S REALLY IMPORTANT TO PAY ATTENTION A

Teacher saves student choking on almonds

Samantha Wais says her students are like her family

An elementary school teacher in Holmen, Wisconsin, which is near La Crosse, saved the life of a student who was choking. Bryson Moe was eating almonds when he quickly recognized something was wrong.”Bryson had come up to me. He had a look of panic,” Samantha Wais said. “I just kind of feel like my momma bear teacher mode kicked in. And I turned him around and started to the Heimlich. I feel like it was just like an instinct.” Wais said you never know when something like this may happen, which is why she said it’s so crucial to pay attention and retain any sort of emergency training.

An elementary school teacher in Holmen, Wisconsin, which is near La Crosse, saved the life of a student who was choking.

Bryson Moe was eating almonds when he quickly recognized something was wrong.

“Bryson had come up to me. He had a look of panic,” Samantha Wais said. “I just kind of feel like my momma bear teacher mode kicked in. And I turned him around and started to the Heimlich. I feel like it was just like an instinct.”

Wais said you never know when something like this may happen, which is why she said it’s so crucial to pay attention and retain any sort of emergency training.

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