Kids, pay attention. This is your dean. And this is your dean on drugs. Any questions?
Blanton, 38, is the freshman and sophomore dean at Zion-Benton Township High School.
Ms. Blanton, you're supposed to give your students a good influence, not put them under the influence.
The school administrator was charged with multiple offenses on February 1, according to police, including unlawful possession of a marijuana plant, unlawful possession of cannabis, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also charged with a felony count of obstructing justice.
"Based on information received from the Zion police department ... the [school] administration has placed Ms. Blanton on paid administrative leave pending further investigation of the charges," school officials stated in a news release.
Blanton appeared in Lake County Bond Court on February 2 and was released on a $150,000 recognizance bond, police said.
We must've missed the day they covered pot-growing in Home Ec.