El Dorado Hills school closes restrooms to combat vaping – KCRA.com – KCRA Sacramento

A letter sent to parents by Oak Ridge High School Principal Aaron Palm said teens are using vaping devices at school to inhale tobacco, flavored oils and THC — the main ingredient in marijuana.

Since vaping is odorless and smokeless, students are able to conceal the drugs from teachers and staff.


The school said parents can help stop the trend by:

++ Speaking with students about negative health risks associated with vaping

++ Reiterating that all vaping devices are a violation of school rules

++ Reminding students that possession of THC (marijuana), tobacco and nicotine are illegal

The school is also asking parents to support the decision to close some restrooms during class time, where the school said vaping is taking place.

The school said all available restrooms will be open during breaks and lunch, but during class time, students will only have access to the cafeteria restrooms.

Student Dane Porter said he’s witnessed vaping at the school.

“The vape pens are being disguised as, like, flashlights and, like, mechanical

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