Category: High School & Tag: drugs

  • Chemistry teacher who was involved in lab fire that hurt 4 students fired

    October 7, 2014: KDVR Fox 31 reported Daniel Powell has been fired from STRIVE Prep - SMART Academy in Denver, following a laboratory fire that injured 4 students. Fox 31 writes: They say the teacher just didn’t understand how dangerous this type of chemistry demonstration could be. There have been similar accidents at other schools,…

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  • Prep school drug ring busted; 11 arrested

    April 2014: The Mercury News reported the arrest of 11, (2 juveniles and 9 adults) for the elaborate drug ring operation which was attempting to take over the main Line drug trade at several area schools and colleges. The Mercury News wrote: Individuals allegedly involved: The Suppliers Neil K. Scott, 25 years old, 560 Barrett…

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  • Massapequa teacher arrested for heroin possession

    June 13, 2014: ABC News reported the arrest of 33 year old, Kerri Creegan, the ninth grade social studies teacher, for possession of heroin.  Creegan was pulled over for a broken tail-light when police discovered she was in possession of heroin. ABC News wrote: According to police, 33-year-old Kerri Creegan of Rockville Centre was driving…

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  • Cliffside Park teacher arrested on various drug related charges

    March 26, 2014: North Jersey reported the arrest of Cliffside Park teacher, Ryan Fogarty on various controlled substances-related crimes, including prescription pills, heroin, hypodermic needles, and other paraphernalia. North Jersey wrote: The press release indicates: "The investigation started on March 21, when a needle was found in Cliffside Park School 6. An investigation by the Cliffside…

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  • School Program Works to Battle Prescription Drug Abuse

    March 3, 2014: Yahoo published an article about the effectiveness of Botvin Life Skills Training program (LST).  The program was designed to prevent substance abuse by fostering youth development by teaching personal coping skills, general social skills, and skills for resisting pressures to smoke, drink, use drugs, and other risk behaviors. Yahoo wrote: The study…

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  • New Details In School Official Arrested On Drug Charges

    March 3, 2014: WCTV.tv reported Paul Byrd has been charged with trafficking after cocaine and pills were found.  Byrd, an assistant school superintendent for Leon County Schools was found with cocaine and pills in his car. WCTV wrote: Franklin County Sheriff Mike Mock says Byrd was driving a school district white Chevrolet truck Friday night,…

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  • Philly teacher arrested for selling heroin near own prep school

    February 26, 2014: The Washington Times reported the arrest of Paul Smith, a 35 year old Northeast Preparatory School history teacher, for allegedly selling heroin from his vehicle just 2 miles down the road from the school. The Washington Times wrote: Narcotics agents were patrolling the area and say they witnessed Paul  Smith, 35, allegedly make…

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  • Recent “teacher arrested” Stories, Video and Galleries

    2014, Eyewitness News 7, provides a list of recent teachers arrested and their  stories.  Information from  the ABC network pertains to the tri-state area.  Music teachers, gym teachers, high school, middle school, and the like are all included in the list.  There are links to view the complete article and watch the video of the…

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  • Teacher Facebook Sexting Over Three Days Leads To Arrest

    February 10, 2014, Southwest Florida Blogs reported the arrest of Brad Mims, an Okeechobee county school teacher on February 6 on charges of using a computer to solicit and lure children, and transmitting information harmful to children. Mims has also been charged with possession of cocaine. Allegations stated that he was using facebook texting of…

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  • Teenager had sex with high school teacher — and mom wants $10 million

    October 17, 2012, the New York Daily News reported the mother of a 16 year old James Madison High School student filed a $10 million dollar suit for the sexual assault by his teacher, Erin Sayar. The New York Daily News wrote: Maureen Eng, who announced earlier she would be seeking $10 million in damages,…

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  • Malia, Sasha’s School Embroiled In Drug, Alcohol Scandal

    News One writes about the multiple scandals involving students and/or staff at the Sidwell Friends School in Washington DC where the Obama children attend.  To read more about the school and their current conflicts, please utilize the source link below. With the Obamas reportedly paying $70,000 a year in tuition, Sidwell is recognized as an…

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  • Cheating Scandal Roils Elite School

    February 2008, Carla Rivera (LA Times reporter) reports about the scandal at Harvard-Westlake, where 6 students were suspended from the elite high school for stealing the History midterm exam.  Suspicions were raised when a number of students scored exceptionally well.  Rivera also reports that six middle school students were expelled for violations related to drug possession. Rivera…

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