MV students take lead on anti-smoking endeavor


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March 5, 2020 - 10:16 AM

Jessica McGinnis Drug Free Community coordinator, talks to Marmaton Valley High School Students Haylee Meiwes, from left, Rachel Shaffer, Kira Stahl, Cadence Cook and Kamryn Boyd about conducting a survey of the school campus for evidence that the campus is tobacco-free. The group found only one small “No Smoking” sign. PHOTO COURTESY OF KELCI BOTTS Courtesy photo

MORAN — Signs. Signs. Nowhere, a sign.

A group of Marmaton Valley High School students searched high and low on the campus last fall, looking for a sign of the district’s tobacco-free policy.

They checked the football stadium, and found a large collection of discarded cigarette butts not far from the bleachers.

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