Lisa Huard, the district's safe schools coordinator who organized the production, had her position axed by the school board as part of budget reductions for next year.
"I'm a little concerned things like this will go by the wayside," Huard
Students in South Lake Tahoe experienced other recent but unnerving lessons regarding the dangers of drug use.In December, 10 South Tahoe High School students were arrested by an undercover officer buying drugs on campus.
Near the end of school last year, an eighth-grader fatally experimented with his
cancer-stricken father's morphine pills.
Before that, in two separate incidents, teenagers were arrested after using BB guns to rob people or convenience stores to fund cocaine addictions.
A difference Wednesday from the previous year was the focus on methamphetamine and OxyContin, a prescription drug used for extreme pain relief.
"We have a lot of meth in this town, a lot," Huard