By: Lauren Keith
Students who belong to this teach their peers about the dangers of Methamphetamine. Their instructors say the formation of this club just goes to show you how serious the meth problem really is in the Heartland. Before these seventh and eighth graders joined the Meth Awareness Team at
"A lot of people do it, and it's just really bad. It has a lot of affects," says Kelley.
The physical education teachers oversee the team, and Mr. Lehr says he's a bit shocked that drug education in schools now centers around such a specific drug. However, he knows that's because meth abuse affects more than just the user.
"Families start and pass it down through each generation and if we can break the chain, break the cycle, we can prevent meth being produced in our county and communities and keep everyone safer," said Tex Lehr, co-sponsor of the group.