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  • Published
    January 6, 2011

    Substance abuse counselor possible at Camden Hills

    A substance abuse committee that has researched various programs to determine if they would be effective at Camden Hills Regional High School has recommended having a substance abuse counselor available at the school. Members of the committee made a presentation to the Five Town Community School District board Jan. 5. Board members took no action on the recommendation, but board Chairman Bob Lawson said he ...

  • Published
    November 5, 2010

    School board reviews drug-dog search at Medomak Valley

    Details of the recent drug-dog search and lock-down drill at Medomak Valley High School were discussed at the Nov. 4 meeting of the Maine School Administrative District 40 School Board at Union Elementary School.On Oct. 25, during a lock-down drill, a K-9 unit of six dogs did a review of the school, said Superintendent Francis Boynton. The lock-down drill started after a morning break and lasted between 45 and 55 ...

  • Published
    November 4, 2010

    Camden Hills organizes parents meeting to discuss drug issue

    Following a spike of on-campus drug and alcohol violations, officials at Camden Hills Regional High School have organized a parents meeting to discuss the possibility of bringing a drug-sniffing dog into the school. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the school. As of Oct. 1, the school has seen 11 on-campus violations, one of which led to an expulsion. There also have been three ...

  • Published
    November 3, 2010

    Camden Hills next for drug-sniffing dogs?

    Camden Hills Regional High School Principal Nick Ithomitis plans to take the idea of sending a drug-sniffing dog into the high school before the school board at its next meeting.The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the Bus Barn on Lions Lane in Camden.In the principal's report, included in the school board agenda packet, Ithomitis states he would like to apprise the board of the drug issue at ...

  • Published
    October 25, 2010

    Medomak Valley campus searched during lock-down drill

    An extended lock-down drill was held Oct. 25 at Medomak Valley High School, said Superintendent Francis Boynton. The training exercise was held with the Waldoboro Police Department. It was part of a countywide training program. As part of the training, a K9 unit went through the school and parking lot to search for suspicious materials in lockers and cars. The lock-down drill lasted about 30 minutes, the ...

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