Westfield High School Provides Important Info on Underage Drinking
Thursday, March 7, 2013 • 11:52am
On February 27, the Westfield High School PTSO held an informative parent meeting to discuss the responsibilities and possible liabilities and consequences of unintentionally or intentionally hosting underage drinking in one’s home.
PTSO Co-President Ingrid McKinley provided a fact-filled Powerpoint that set the framework for the evening’s discussion. Prepared questions by PTSO Board members as well as open questions from the parents in the audience were addressed by a panel of 7 experts that included l-r, seated: Sandy Mamary, Athletic Director; Maureen Mazzarese, Coordinator of Counseling K-12; Peter Renwick, Principal; Lieutenant John Ricerca of the Juvenile Bureau of the Westfield Police Department; Westfield Police Chief, David Wayman; Tony Prieto, Westfield Town Prosecutor; and Daniel Sloan, Personal Injury and Criminal Defense attorney, and standing, Ingrid McKinley.
Pertinent laws, school regulations, insurance liabilities, and family values were discussed. Much of the information is provided in a Powerpoint which is available on the WHS-PTSO website at www.westfieldnjk12.org/whsptso by scrolling down to the WHS PTSO News Section.