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  • LSD finds way inside RV

    LSD finds way inside RV

    Allison Burback, Staff Writer

    March 2, 2018

    When rumors started to make their way through the hallways of Ralston Valley, it was difficult to believe that students were being questioned for the distribution and use of LSD on school grounds. Chemically, LSD, more commonly known as “acid”, is a mood-altering drug that has made its way onto...

  • Actions by few Harm Others

    Actions by few Harm Others

    Matthew McCartney, Staff Writer

    March 2, 2018

    In the past few weeks, over a dozen Ralston Valley students, most of whom are either freshmen or sophomores, were suspended and/or expelled for distributing and/or using LSD at school.   Due to these recent events involving drug use, many questions and concerns have been raised. Multitudes of stude...

    RV senior Caroline Dockerty ('18) was shocked to see fellow Mustangs suspended and expelled for having LSD at school.

    Lynsey Johnson

  • Law and Order

    Law and Order

    Lynsey Johnson, Staff Writer

    March 2, 2018

    It is one thing to have to meet in the office with campus security and school administrators. When the police are called to sit in on the meeting, well, things have gone to an entirely different level. And that is exactly what transpired recently at Ralston Valley when more than a dozen students...

    While RV school resource officer Mr. Blaine Engdahl has dealt with LSD use at other Jeffco schools, this was his first instance of handling a similar case at Ralston Valley.

    Lynsey Johnson

  • Q&A with Mark Litzau

    Q&A with Mark Litzau

    Spencer Ackerman, Staff Writer

    March 2, 2018

    Earlier this month, more than a dozen Ralston Valley students were either suspended or expelled from Ralston Valley for either using or distributing LSD on campus. In addition, on-campus tobacco use via Juuls or vaping systems has increased dramatically over the past year. The distribution and drug use...

    Mark Litzau has been an assistant principal at RV for the past three years, and the recent influx of hardcore drug use at the school has caught him by surprise.

    Lynsey Johnson

  • Drug Facts Matter

    Drug Facts Matter

    Alexandra DeGroote-Duncan, Staff Writer

    March 2, 2018

    Everyone has been told that drugs are bad, but has anyone really explained why? Do you really know what are the effects of the common party drug? Probably not, so let’s discover some of the biological effects that different drugs have on the human body. Recently, LSD, more commonly referred...

    Ralston Valley has added these posters from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment to help deter students who may think vaping is better for the body than smoking traditional cigarettes.

    Lynsey Johnson

The Mercantile is Open for Business

Alexandra DeGroote-Duncan

Closed down for a while, the Mustang Mercantile is set to reopen tomorrow.

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