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Survey: Fewer Barrington students using tobacco, non-prescription meds

By   /  November 14, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime, Schools  /  No Comments

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A survey of students at Barrington High School shows that use of tobacco and non-medical prescriptions drugs is about half what it was five years ago. The survey, which was conducted by the BAY Team, reported that cigarette smoking dropped from 15 percent in 2009 to 7 percent in 2013. Also, non-medical prescription drug use […]

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Barrington High freshman arrested on weapons charge

By   /  September 24, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime, Schools  /  No Comments

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A 14-year-old Barrington boy is facing a weapons possession charge after school officials found a folding knife inside his backpack last week. The boy was allegedly chewing tobacco during a gym class period on Thursday, Sept. 19, when a faculty member noticed him; tobacco is not allowed on school grounds. Barrington High School officials then […]

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