www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

State's unemployment rate sticks at 4.9 percent -4/17/2014, 4:39 PM

Couple likes 'doing our own thing' as Icon owners -4/17/2014, 4:39 PM

Airport authority may reduce mill levy -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

Dole reflects on politics today ahead of Kansas tour -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

City staff continues to explore role of aquifer project -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

Environmental studies major to be offered at Kansas Wesleyan -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

Hutch CC's Jamie Patrick picks Colorado State -4/15/2014, 12:43 PM

USD 308 criticizes school finance bill -4/15/2014, 11:40 AM

Two vehicles, pedestrian involved in accident -4/15/2014, 11:40 AM

Sanctuary dedication latest milestone in Chapel Hill's growth -4/15/2014, 11:40 AM

Jobs, water source remain top priorities, Wichitans say -4/15/2014, 11:40 AM

Edwards County accident blamed on slick roads -4/15/2014, 11:40 AM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Derby High School cracks down on underage drinking

Published on -9/12/2013, 9:03 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

DERBY, Kan. (AP) -- Derby High School students who are suspected of being intoxicated at school-sponsored events will now be tested on site.

The school bought two AlcoBlow devices to test the students. The device measures the amount of alcohol in the air around a person, rather than requiring someone to blow into it.

The district started using the devices at last week's high school football game. No student was punished.

Principal Tim Hamblin says students suspected of being intoxicated will be taken to a private area for testing. At least two school officials administer the test.

KAKE reports (http://bit.ly/16mRleM ) students who are intoxicated at school functions could be suspended and will be turned over to police for potential charges.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos