A bottle of fart spray is inflicting a kerfuffle at a Belmont elementary faculty.
Students and employees have been given the choice to relocate to a different space of Chenery Upper Elementary School after constructing officers found a “strong odor” coming from the constructing’s sixth-grade hallways.
“We have identified the source of the smell as being a small bottle of ‘fart spray,’” Interim Principal Barbara O’Brien and Assistant Principal Ryan Holland wrote in an e-mail to households Thursday morning.
The faculty serves 349 college students in fifth grade and 364 sixth graders, in accordance with the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
“We have taken steps to dissipate the odor, and we gave students and staff the option to relocate to another area of the building if needed,” O’Brien and Holland wrote. “We just want to assure that all students are safe and engaged in learning activities. Teachers will be following up with all students and our nursing staff has been informed.”
Pumping the spray, also called Liquid (expletive), causes an odor just like a “super horrible smelling fart,” and one fluid ounce is “enough for many room-evacuating emissions,” in accordance with a product description on Amazon.
Fart spray is usually used for pranks, however additionally it is used generally in navy and medical coaching.