EL PASO - Friendly pranks are expected between high school team rivals, but parents at Andress High School said a stunt planned by students from another El
Paso Independent School District campus went too far.
Dancers from Chapin High School allegedly laced brownies and cupcakes for the Andress High School team with Clorox, rat poison, two boxes of laxatives and other household products. The Chapin dancers planned to give the desserts to their rival team at a football game Friday night.
The students were stopped and the cupcakes were confiscated before anyone was hurt, but Andress High School parents said they plan to press charges against the Chapin students.
"It was very disturbing," said Bea Saenz, an Andress High School parent. "Growing up in El Paso, I went to Irvin. Irvin and Andress were always school rivals but it never went that far. It was always stealing the mascot or doing some damage to each other's school or toilet papering each other's houses but it never went as far as trying to hurt somebody. It never got that personal." ...
Monday, November 10, 2008
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