Longview Schools Begin Random Drug Testing

The Longview independent school district is set to begin random drug testing of students during the current 6 week grading period. Around 200 students will be randomly chosen through their extra curricular students for the testing, including athletes , band members, cheerleaders and drill team members.

Seventh and 8th graders from 3 other L-I-S-D schools will also be subject. Students who fail the testing could be suspended and sent to drug counseling.