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Urban School sets new breathalyzer policy for student dances

Urban School sets new breathalyzer policy for student dances

Ella McLeod, Staff Writer

December 14, 2011

  Charlotte Worsley, assistant head of student life, announced on Monday, Nov. 28, at an all- school meeting that every Urban student who attends a dance will be breathalyzed to determine if they have been drinking alcohol.  According to Worsley, the decision to use breathalyzers for all Urb...

Guest Opinion: An Urban parent in favor of the “Safe Teen Socializing Agreement”

Guest Opinion: An Urban parent in favor of the

John M. O'Connell Jr., Guest writer

February 7, 2011

Read the student guest opinion on the "Safe Teen Socializing Contract" by Harry Krinski and Charlotte Blanc. From the moment you were born, we, the parents, have been amazed and somewhat terrified. Our purpose is to help you be the ‘best’ person, (happy, healthy, (w)holy) you can be, doing every...

Urban School Teens Give Thoughts On Choice to Drink

Urban School Teens Give Thoughts On Choice to Drink

Marney Kline, Staff writer

February 6, 2011

Welcome to high school: it’s middle school on steroids. The workload, the people, the parties – it’s all amped up just a notch or two. And at some point, all students are confronted by temptations that conflict with the law, their families’ values, and their own moral beliefs. Decisions loom...

Urban School’s Parent Association fights for teen safety, but not without response from students

Jonathan Baer, staff writer

February 5, 2011

Over the past few months, Urban’s Parent Association has developed a parental “contract” – an agreement among Urban parents that addresses student safety, substance use and parental policy about parties. The “Parent Collaborative Agreement for Safe Teen Socializing” has triggered a wide...

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