Members of the South Portland High School football team in Maine came in for what they thought was a routine practice. Instead, they were taken to the school auditorium, had their cellphones confiscated and were questioned by school officials. This was all done without informing their parents. In fact, officials warned them not to tell anyone what happened or what they were asked about or they could be expelled. Local media report the questioning was about pills found in the locker room.
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