Parents help sought in combating drug use at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High

Published on Thursday, 7/23/2009 2:18 pm | by Police Department | Automatically Archived on 12/1/2009

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Drug and alcohol use and abuse is a problem, not just at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School but in high schools in  MetroWest,  the state and nation.

The numbers reported in the MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey conducted in November 2008 tells a compelling  story.

“But digging behind what the numbers say, specifically at L-S, is scary,” said Scott Carpenter, the new superintendent/principal at L-S.

Digging behind the fact that one third of L-S seniors reported in the 30 days (prior to the survey) they drank alcohol before driving and more than 28 percent said they used marijuana prior to getting behind the wheel.

“What scares me the most – that

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