Parent complains about vaping in school, district vows to act
JACKSON TWP — A Seneca Valley parent told the school board Monday night that her son, a student at the intermediate high school, is addicted to nicotine and vapes in the bathroom at his school.
Lydia Horvath told the board her 15-year-old son’s appetite, digestion and grades have been affected by his addiction to nicotine.
She also said that students who are addicted to nicotine are inside the school for 6.5 hours each day without help for their addiction.
She said alcoholics have sponsors and other resources to get them through the day without alcohol, but teenagers addicted to nicotine have no such support.
Horvath presented the board with a petition on vaping and said she will return to the next meeting with information on successful programs other school districts have in place regarding vaping.
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