A high school teacher in Washington state has been arrested, accused of having sex with a 16-year-old male student.

25-year-old Olivia Sondheim was arrested last Wednesday after authorities served a search warrant at her home.

The married teacher, who was in her second year teaching choir at Lynnwood High School, was arrested after school officials learned of the allegations, alerted a school resource officer, who then contacted cops.

During the course of that investigation, evidence was uncovered that she and the student developed a relationship that became sexual over time. That student is now 17 years old.


She’s been charged with first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor and booked into the Snohomish County Jail.

She’s been placed on administrative leave at the high school, pending the outcome of the investigation.


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