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District approves random drug testing for students


The Kimball Board of Education heard a report from High School principal Eugene Hanks regarding random drug testing for any student participating in Nebraska School Activity Association activities.

“This isn’t a ‘gotcha’ thing, it is something to give them another reason to say no,” Hanks said. “It could be non-extracurricular, if their parents choose to sign the form, they would be in the pool. In order to participate in extracurricular activities, though, the student would need a signed form.”

Activities include all sports, vocal and instrumental music, Quiz Bowl and anythin...

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