CROSS RIVER, N.Y. John Jay High School students are going to get a lesson on how to behave on prom night.
The school will hold a program called What Every Parent and Student Should Know About Prom and Graduation Season on Wednesday, May 2, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium. All seniors going to the prom are required to attend, and they must bring a parent or guardian.
The program is being presented by the Bedford/Lewisboro/Pound Ridge Drug Abuse Prevention Council, along with the Katonah Lewisboro Substance Abuse Task Force, the Katonah Lewisboro Family University and John Jay High School.
There will be a panel discussion on the health and legal consequences of underage drinking, drug use and decision-making. It will be led by a number of experts, including James Dress, senior enforcement officer of the Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission, Barbara Monohan, chair of the Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission, Paul S. Scharf, assistant district attorney and chief to the Westchester County Criminal Courts and Grand Jury Division, Lewisboro Police Chief Frank Secret, Dr. David Zuckerberg of the Northern Westchester Hospital Center Emergency Department, and moderator Ellen Morehouse, executive director of student assistance services.
For more information, call Kiri Ryan at 914-763-7203.
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