8th-graders face drug allegations

Two eighth graders at Franklin Community Middle School were arrested last week for bringing prescription drugs to school and passing them out to five classmates.

Now school officials are working to decide what will happen to all seven middle school students.

A teacher at the middle school contacted the principal and the dean of students after noticing one of their students was acting unusual in class. Once administrators investigated what had happened, they found that the student and six others had the prescription drugs, Superintendent David Clendening said.

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