drug test our children that attend sa...

drug test our children that attend salem public school

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JusTmE

United States

#1 Aug 30, 2012
Sounds like a great idea!!
huh

United States

#2 Aug 30, 2012
For what reason? Are you going to pay for it? And what ages are you talking about?
guest

United States

#3 Aug 30, 2012
JusTmE wrote:
Sounds like a great idea!!
why? What drugs r u talking about killer drugs or pot? If you think the kids need to go down for smoking a joint u ar living in the dark ages
JusTmE

United States

#4 Aug 30, 2012
7th grade and up would be ideal. Im sure some of my tax dollars could help pay for it. I think kids on drugs should be seperated from kids who dont use.
Marijuana may seem harmless high but i still believe it is a gateway drug for some. Salem has such a terrible reputation for drug abuse i really dont see the harm in it.
Eric

United States

#5 Aug 30, 2012
80% would piss dirty. and 50% of that bunch probably get it from their parents. its sad. marajuana or meth doesnt not matter.
guest

United States

#6 Aug 30, 2012
Eric wrote:
80% would piss dirty. and 50% of that bunch probably get it from their parents. its sad. marajuana or meth doesnt not matter.
big difference between the 2.
Uncle Fester

Lone Jack, MO

#7 Aug 31, 2012
If you are going to test the kids, then test the teachers, and the rest of the staff.
Eric

Columbia, MO

#8 Aug 31, 2012
guest wrote:
<quoted text>big difference between the 2.
an illegal drug is an illegal drug. Now if you think it's OK for kids and/or teens to smoke pot then you need to have any and all children who live with taken away or at least a DFS file opened
JusTmE

United States

#9 Sep 1, 2012
Yeah. Teachers too.
SOA

Washington, DC

#10 Sep 1, 2012
and then what? once, or if they do pop hot.. what then? how do you propose that we separate them afterwards? more of your TAX dollars to build an alternative school for sh1thead kids to attend? Or do we just kick 'em to the curb and leave them to there own devices?

See, things aint what they used to be..(SOME) people these days dont have any sense of pride, self respect, or sense of duty to themselves, their families or their community.. and as such they and their offspring become and are a burden to the community and its services..

Various methods have been tried and tested all to no avail.. Is there a solution to the issues that plague not only Salem but America? Yeah there is... but its painful, multi faceted, expensive and time consumiming and intensive.. sure the current system sucks..

But why does there need to be a system in the first place? There wasnt in the old days.. not like now.. Thats the idea... to get people off of and out of "systems" and on their own 2 feet and that has to be learned and earned..

If you give something to people most times its not appreciated or valued because it cost them nothing to obtain it.. but if they work for it and have to earn because there isnt any other way.. they will appreciate it, respect it and respect themselves for all it took to obtain..

that is the good ol' way in my book..
thats silly

Salem, MO

#11 Sep 1, 2012
COMMIES!!!
Everybody

Salem, MO

#12 Sep 1, 2012
Please do, with Lashawn Casey back in town nobody's safe. not even the children...lol
Lol

Mount Vernon, MO

#13 Sep 1, 2012
They already test at the school and have for a few years
JusTmE

United States

#14 Sep 2, 2012
Lol wrote:
They already test at the school and have for a few years
Random testing? Or for everybody
Lol

Mount Vernon, MO

#15 Sep 2, 2012
Random for anyone wanting to participate in sports or extra curricular activities. I also heard that this year, anyone wanting a parking permit to drive to school will have to be added to the list. As far as I know though, teachers are not included, only students.
carma

Lone Jack, MO

#16 Sep 12, 2012
if you dont want to know if your kids are doing drugs then you are crazy i personally want to know and praise the school for doing this!!!!!!
High right now

Salem, MO

#17 Sep 15, 2012
Back when I was in high school some of the biggest pot heads I knew have become great people many had good grades and are just starting good careers that took many years of schooling. You anti marijuana fools need to wake up. Everyone in their 20s in America has smoked pot at least once. Get over it!!! I smoke pot at least once a week and I go to work and do my job and do it better than most.. I try to learn and expand my horizon everyday.. I can't say that for most non smokers.
High right now

Salem, MO

#18 Sep 15, 2012
If your going to test for drugs. Then marijuana should be omitted because alcohol and tobacco aren't tested for so technically you can omit certain drugs. Do this because if you test every kid in school for marijuana your going to be gravely upset. I bet every kid not playing a sport is smoking pot. In my day almost every kid was smoking pot. You people see a kid wearing a pot shirt. Look A Reefer!! Ha! Your so dumb!... Yes that kid is dumb but one of the things keeping him in school is he gets to go see other kids. You kick him out he has nothing.... You want to know why every kid smokes pot? It's because we were told by the D.A.R.E. program all drugs were the same.. Did you think we were so dumb that we thought
The pot the hippies smoked was as bad as the crackheads crack? Teach these kids the right thing. For god sake!!
Mitch McAlister

Saint Robert, MO

#19 Sep 15, 2012
To what end, and for what purpose. The only thing you would catch anyone but idiots on would be Weed. All other recreational drugs are out of your system too fast for "random" drug tests to catch. Cocaine, Heroin, Crack, Meth, Ex, Molly, most Scripted Pills, all of them have a MAX of 72 hours in your system. That 72 hours is much, much, much smaller a number if you are physically fit, active, or eat right and a combination of the three can drop you down to almost a single day. So a group of friends decide they want to get spun out on meth Friday night...Clean by Monday. Not to mention that any kid with a rich mommy or daddy would have access to many different ways to fool those tests. Most teens these days are actually pulling a Howard Hughes and bottling their clean urine just in case they might need it.

So random drug tests are pretty useless against kids in Athletics, Rich kids who like designer drugs (You know, the ones that are actually dangerous), and kids with street smarts. Which really just leaves with people who don't deserved to be hassled. Little Billy who has ADHD and finds that Marijuana helps him concentrate on his home work. Yeah, screw that kid, he's a drug addict.

Also, if you're under the impression that Marijuana is a gateway drug...you're right. There is a very clear and easy reason to understand behind that though. Marijuana is "Gateway Drug" because it's illegal. Where do you have to go to buy weed? Drug Dealers. What do drug dealers sell? Drugs. If a drug dealer gets a new client for weed, and offers them a free hit of another drug when a deal is being made, is the weed the gateway...or the drug dealer? You see it's pretty obvious to me that Drug Dealers are GATEWAY'S TO DRUGS. So if, say, someone didn't have to go to a drug dealer for weed...how would they get gatewayed into other drugs?

And finally, as a 2004 graduate of the great city of Salem, if you have somehow convinced yourself that your child can attend Salem R-80 and never try any drugs/drinking of any kind you're either deluded or in denial. Salem is the mecca mother ship of drugs and if you don't want your kids to do them...I would suggest moving.
invasion

Salem, MO

#20 Sep 15, 2012
I hate drugs, but I do not think it's right to test the children. We need to have faith in our youth at least until they give us a reason not to. I think it shows a lack of character to do this to them.

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