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Kids go on a bender at school ball; Hospital for girl, 15.

A Christmas ball at a posh school turned into a drunken drunk·en  
adj.
1. Delirious with or as if with strong drink; intoxicated.

2. Habitually drunk.

3. Of, involving, or occurring during intoxication: a drunken brawl.
 night of shame, with one girl rushed to hospital and seven pupils suspended.

Less than two hours after the bash started, an ambulance was called for the 15- year-old who was said to have been sick on her dancing partner then keeled keel 1  
n.
1. Nautical
a. The principal structural member of a ship, running lengthwise along the center line from bow to stern, to which the frames are attached.

b. A ship.

2.
 over.

She spent the night in hospital and parents were also called to collect other drunken kids.

Furious head Colin Brown Colin Brown may refer to:
  • Colin Brown (politician), member of the UK's Veritas party
  • Colin Brown (journalist) (born 1962), editor-in-chief of Screen International
  • Colin Brown (radio presenter), A former radio presenter at Source Radio
 sent seven children home for two days as punishment.

The Record can reveal that the third and fourth-year pupils swigged from bottles of alcopops before arriving for their annual party at Lenzie Academy, Dunbartonshire.

One insider said: "A few kids were quite out of it by the time they got there.

"The teachers were concerned about one girl and called an ambulance."

Mr Brown refused to discuss the party. But local council education convener con·vene  
v. con·vened, con·ven·ing, con·venes

v.intr.
To come together usually for an official or public purpose; assemble formally.

v.tr.
1.
 Ron McInally said: "A number of pupils had bought alcohol in Lenzie and drank it before they came to the dance."

The school is due to hold two more balls this week. But kids have been told not have booze Booze

sold cheap whiskey in a log-cabin bottle. [Am. Hist.: Espy, 152–153]

See : Drunkenness
 on their breath, and that handbags will be searched for bottles.

It's the latest in a string of scandals to hit the academy.

They include drunken youngsters trashing a nearby house and several pupils sent home after being caught with drugs.
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Author:Smith, Anna
Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Dec 17, 1996
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