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QUEENS (PIX11) – A high school gym teacher is accused of raping a 16-year-old student on school property, authorities said.

Joy Morsi, 39, of Massapequa, was charged Tuesday with 41 criminal counts, according to the Queens District Attorney’s Office.

Morsi was a gym teacher at Grover Cleveland High School in Queens. It’s there that prosecutors say she had sex with a male student on multiple occasions between June 5, 2013, and July 24, 2013.

The alleged victim was 16 years old at the time.

“This case is particularly disturbing because the defendant is a teacher and schools should be safe havens for children,” District Attorney Richard Brown said. “Instead, this defendant is accused of sexually preying upon one of her students during rendezvous all over the school.”

Morsi has been charged with 20 counts of third-degree rape, 20 counts of third-degree criminal sexual act and one count of endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Queens District Attorney’s Office.

If convicted, Morsi faces up to four years in prison. Her bail was set at $25,000.

A message to Morsi’s attorney was not returned by the time of publication.



  • Jerome Almon

    A bit over charged isn’t she? I mean a 16 year old WRESTLER DUDE could have just said no and walked away-right? Police time should be dedicated to creepy guys WHO WILL HURT A KID.

    • henry

      She been doing this for years, with other students I know her when she first started teaching , that kid thought he was the only one lol. She fucking alot of student and the other teachers knew and they doing to

  • jasleencamara

    Well I seen then always together in the hallway and in a office together even see them together before school started. I always wanted to believe he was helping her out but it alwr felt like something else was going on. I feel disgusted about thissituation mrs.morsi was ny gym teacher for some time and her husband was my wrestling coach and and the supposedly victim was kinda my captain in wrestling. I talk to all of them all the time know how am I suppose to act when I see mr.mosi and her children thats just sad she really sick in the mind she has everything .

  • Scallywagandvagabond (@ScallywagNYC)

    How is that the teacher thought nothing about the degree of abuse of her power as an authority figure along with having sex with a child?

    She maintained the escapade for well over 9 months, even believing she had the right to be upset when she found out her boy lover was now taking out a girl to the prom.

    What’s interesting though, is did her husband know, suspect, question any of this? What about the other teachers as by now rumors were flying out the window ….

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