Some soccer players to attend alternative school
by Associated Press Wire
April 01, 2013 09:30 AM | 731 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say more than half of the 18 players on an east Georgia high school soccer team who were suspended over drinking allegations will finish the year at the Columbia County Alternative School.

The Augusta Chronicle reports that the Greenbrier High School students were accused of drinking alcohol during a team trip to Jekyll Island for a tournament March 14-16. Superintendent Charles Nagle said two of the players also admitted to smoking synthetic marijuana.

The incident came to the attention of school administrators through posts on a Twitter account.

Nagle said students who are attending the alternative school are not allowed to attend any function on campus until their suspensions are complete. He said the seniors will be allowed to attend graduation if they’ve met the academic requirements.

___

Information from: The Augusta Chronicle.
Comments
(0)
Comments-icon Post a Comment
No Comments Yet
*We welcome your comments on the stories and issues of the day and seek to provide a forum for the community to voice opinions. All comments are subject to moderator approval before being made visible on the website but are not edited. The use of profanity, obscene and vulgar language, hate speech, and racial slurs is strictly prohibited. Advertisements, promotions, spam, and links to outside websites will also be rejected. Please read our terms of service for full guides