Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Community has failed kids about drugs


I am disgusted and outraged that my property taxes are being used to support a school system that has student drug and alcohol problems.

The fact that the Blaine County Community Drug Coalition finds it necessary to propose a policy for mandatory student drug testing for the Blaine County School District is disappointing. Seemingly, the problem is rampant at Wood River High School, where 66 percent of students are using alcohol and marijuana regularly. With a community that has attempted to introduce the legalization of marijuana, what can you expect? And where are the parents in all of this? Any idiot can have children! It takes an intelligent and responsible parent to raise smart children who make good choices in life.

Jitka M. Sullivan

Ketchum




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