How Crazy Is This? Little Kids Using Drugs In School!

children in elementary school

The issue of kids using drugs in school is a cause for concern to parents, teachers and the society at large. Some few months ago, two Graham Elementary School kids in Austin TX were caught distributing drugs to fellow students. Both kids are in the fifth grade together with their peers.

Ironically, the kids in elementary school are too young to engage in any form of activities involving drugs.  Fifth-grade pupils are approximately ten years old, and it is disturbing that they are already into drugs. At such a tender age, this kind of behavior paints a bad image about the future of these children.

Somehow, it is crazy for elementary school kids to indulge in drugs since they seem too young for that practice. The practice is shared among students in the middle or high school in Austin and the US at large. All … Continue Reading

Four Horrible New Drugs Hit Our Schools

Recently in our neighborhood, two 9th graders were hospitalized for a bad reaction to Spice, otherwise known as K2 or synthetic marijuana.  They were hallucinating, fighting and throwing things in one of their parent’s garages.

One of them babysat my kids when she was 12, so this news came as a shock (to say the least)!

After being in the dumps for many months (and not blogging), this news kind of snapped me out of my funk. My kids are getting older now, so I’m beginning to worry about such things.  About a week ago, I started researching synthetic marijuana and some of the other “new drugs” that are used by teens in the US and locally.

What I learned was shocking! Most of these truly nasty, addictive drugs have been abused by teens for as long as a decade, yet many still aren’t … Continue Reading