Hoquiam Teacher Resigns Amid Investigation of Immoral Behavior

HOQUIAM, Wash. – Wesley Phillips has resigned as science teacher at Hoquiam High School. Placed on administrative leave earlier this month, Phillips faces felony charges of voyeurism and communicating with a minor for immoral purposes involving as many as four 12- and 13-year-old girls.
School Superintendent Mike Parker tells us some science teachers have been shuffled around within the district to fill the vacant desk.The district has also hired a substitute teacher at the middle school to backfill one position.
Phillips tendered his resignation at a special school board meeting earlier this morning.