By ERIC A. HOWALD
Of the Keizertimes
When it comes to organized sports at McNary High School, there are only so many spots to go around, which means that a number of students who would like to participate find themselves filling the time in less-than-advantageous ways.
McNary teachers Marlo Cleary and Dawn Reichle Bailon often heard the complaints from cut students and the sometimes more disastrous outcomes.
“The first two hours after school is out can oftentimes be problematic for a lot of teenagers. Things like substance abuse, teen pregnancy, crime, etc., are a real problem that we are trying to find positive solutions for,” Cleary said.
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