Two area high schools are dealing with teen drinking in two different ways in the height of prom season.
At Methacton High School, parents are still angry over what they say is a coverup in a prom incident that supposedly resulted in several underage drinking citations. The staff at Abington High School is taking a preventative approach.
Montgomery County D.A. Risa Vetri Ferman is telling parents to have some patience as they wait for police to finish the investigation that allegedly involves a parent who rented a party bus for a group of students.
School officials and police say they still gathering information, while parents want to make sure they know the real story and that the involved students are properly punished.
To prepare for tonight’s prom, Abington High School students and staffers staged a car accident outside of school using junkyard cars, rescue crews, students and fake blood to demonstrate the seriousness of drinking and driving. The Glenside News Globe Times Chronicle has video of the mock accident.
Feed the Feed: How should high schools prepare their students for the prom?