11 Hanover High students caught drunk at school
HANOVER, Mass. (AP) — Eleven seniors at Hanover High School have been barred from participating in graduation ceremonies after being caught drunk at school.
Police and school officials say one student has been charged as a minor in possession of alcohol after a bottle of liquor was found in a vehicle on school grounds.
Police tell The Enterprise (http://bit.ly/SsOVrE ) of Brockton they responded to the school on May 21 after students reportedly returned to school under the influence of alcohol.
Chief Walter Sweeney says students were drinking off campus and returned to school drunk.
Principal Thomas Raab says the students were punished in accordance with the school’s discipline policy.
Raab says the students will receive their diplomas but will not be allowed to attend Saturday’s graduation ceremonies.
Information from: The (Brockton, Mass.) Enterprise, http://www.enterprisenews.com