The is hoping to educate students and parents about the dangers of heroin use.
To raise awareness about the drugs negative impacts on the community, the district is offering a presentation of A Race to Death-Heroin in Our Community. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, Spet. 12 from 7-8:30 p.m. at auditorium. East High School is located at 600 Executive Avenue in St. Peters.
According to a news release from the district, there were 200 teen deaths in the St. Louis area in 2012 due to heroin overdose.
Judge Rick Zerr will facilitate this event and presenters include, an undercover officer, a parent that lost a child to heroin and a former user.
All are welcome to attend to find out the risk that heroin poses to the community's youth.