Red Sox Incident

May 15, 2007
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Two RHS seniors didn’t get the taste of hops that they had hoped. Instead, they got a taste of real world consequences when they tried to buy beer at Fenway Park during a school-sponsored trip to the Red Sox game.
Two senior girls were corralled by Fenway security for trying to get men to buy them beer. They were at the recent game as part of the school-sponsored Senior Day activity.
Apparently, they were able to convince a man to buy them beer, but once he gave it to the girls, Fenway security moved in. Security brought the kids to the school chaperones to have them taken out of Fenway, rather than having them arrested.
School officials reported that the two girls are being disciplined as required. They will have social probation, meaning they will not be allowed to attend Friday’s prom or any other senior activities. They will be allowed to cross the stage to get their diploma at graduation.

  • maria

    haha. That serves them right for being morons!

  • maria

    haha. That serves them right for being morons!

  • joyce

    This story is totally false! If the truth isnt known, which apparently by this article it isnt,then the word “alleged” should be used.
    The only moron is the one that wrote this “story” and the one who believes it, even though i understand considering it is written as factual and we tend to believe as truth what is written in the paper.It wouldnt be funny if it were you or someone you know.
    I know one of the girls and trust me she is the victim of some idiotic moron that allegedly is a “regular” of fenway park.
    These girls called for the adults they were with for help because they knew they did nothing wrong but were punished as if they were guilty.If there are conflicting stories, then shouldnt we consider character and past history. Do I really have to say that?!? I am a parent and successfully raised 3 sons. I know kids and I can say I’m proud to know this girl. Unfortunately she is an innocent victim. Believe me, if you knew the truth it could’ve been any of those kids that attended this outing. For the girls, My heart breaks for you to miss this wonderful night because of some idiot who walked away. Good kids need to be supported. Some kids do follow the rules and still get treated as if they dont.

  • joyce

    This story is totally false! If the truth isnt known, which apparently by this article it isnt,then the word “alleged” should be used.
    The only moron is the one that wrote this “story” and the one who believes it, even though i understand considering it is written as factual and we tend to believe as truth what is written in the paper.It wouldnt be funny if it were you or someone you know.
    I know one of the girls and trust me she is the victim of some idiotic moron that allegedly is a “regular” of fenway park.
    These girls called for the adults they were with for help because they knew they did nothing wrong but were punished as if they were guilty.If there are conflicting stories, then shouldnt we consider character and past history. Do I really have to say that?!? I am a parent and successfully raised 3 sons. I know kids and I can say I’m proud to know this girl. Unfortunately she is an innocent victim. Believe me, if you knew the truth it could’ve been any of those kids that attended this outing. For the girls, My heart breaks for you to miss this wonderful night because of some idiot who walked away. Good kids need to be supported. Some kids do follow the rules and still get treated as if they dont.

  • eric

    So Joyce just because you are friendly with the girl(s) you think they are innocent? Sounds like a biased opionon to me. Drinking in high school has gone on for decades behind adults backs, it will never stop.

  • eric

    So Joyce just because you are friendly with the girl(s) you think they are innocent? Sounds like a biased opionon to me. Drinking in high school has gone on for decades behind adults backs, it will never stop.

  • joyce

    I am totally aware of what teens do. i’ve raised them and hear other teens talking. But mine is not a biased opinion. Knowing a person makes you know the level of situations that they will or will not get into. I know kids will always test you and to expect the unexpected. Alot of parents have kids doing things that sadly, the parents have no idea of,and some day those parents will be devastated. I am not a blind parent,never was, never will be. My kids made mistakes and i was aware of them because they talked to me and knew they could trust me.
    These girls are innocent. There is no way this happened the way the article states.If it did happen,i would be the first to call them stupid and say they deserved what they got. They are not guilty..Are you just believing what you read? Your opinion is biased…. Or were you there?
    God forbid you are ever on a jury.. There is always two sides to a story. remember that ….. Unfortunately for you, you believe all kids do the wrong thing but there are some kids that do the right thing. Too bad you dont know any….I do..

  • joyce

    I am totally aware of what teens do. i’ve raised them and hear other teens talking. But mine is not a biased opinion. Knowing a person makes you know the level of situations that they will or will not get into. I know kids will always test you and to expect the unexpected. Alot of parents have kids doing things that sadly, the parents have no idea of,and some day those parents will be devastated. I am not a blind parent,never was, never will be. My kids made mistakes and i was aware of them because they talked to me and knew they could trust me.
    These girls are innocent. There is no way this happened the way the article states.If it did happen,i would be the first to call them stupid and say they deserved what they got. They are not guilty..Are you just believing what you read? Your opinion is biased…. Or were you there?
    God forbid you are ever on a jury.. There is always two sides to a story. remember that ….. Unfortunately for you, you believe all kids do the wrong thing but there are some kids that do the right thing. Too bad you dont know any….I do..

  • Jess

    Noones a moron and i would appreciate if everyone would stop talking trash. if you know the story, its one thing, but how do you know who wrote this story knew everything. this story could be totally untrue, everybody just LOVES to talk. im here for you boo

  • Jess

    Noones a moron and i would appreciate if everyone would stop talking trash. if you know the story, its one thing, but how do you know who wrote this story knew everything. this story could be totally untrue, everybody just LOVES to talk. im here for you boo

  • RHS Student

    Ok.. So Joyce because you know one of the girls – the story is false?? I was at the game. . And believe me they werent acting as innocent as you want to believe.. They are morons and got what they deserved..

  • RHS Student

    Ok.. So Joyce because you know one of the girls – the story is false?? I was at the game. . And believe me they werent acting as innocent as you want to believe.. They are morons and got what they deserved..

  • eric

    I never commented on the article to say if it was true or false, I commented on teenage actions in high school. There are plenty of students that live “double lives” that close adults think they act one way and really do things another. And knowing a person and being friendly with a person makes you more influenced to take their side.

    How do you know I have no kids? Why do you think I am taking sides in the story? Again I am merely saying kids will be kids and you can’t believe someone just because you know them.

  • eric

    I never commented on the article to say if it was true or false, I commented on teenage actions in high school. There are plenty of students that live “double lives” that close adults think they act one way and really do things another. And knowing a person and being friendly with a person makes you more influenced to take their side.

    How do you know I have no kids? Why do you think I am taking sides in the story? Again I am merely saying kids will be kids and you can’t believe someone just because you know them.

  • http://reverejournal.com/ Joanne

    Paris Hilton should not have to go to jail, right Joyce. I mean she didnt know her license was suspended!!

  • joyce

    well lets see where to start..
    RHS student
    Alot of kids were at the game. Your opinion is the first negative one i’ve heard. “they are morons” so you say. Sounds like you dont like them anyway so your opinion is biased.You also didnt see the incident.

    JESS,
    the article writer is the moron .sorry.. also good for you for at least considering both sides…
    stay that way.

    Eric,
    Heres the issue, the article states the incident as FACT. Where did they get their “facts”. There was no incident report.How is it that some incidents are reported as alleged and some as fact?
    It seems by your statement ” Drinking in high school has gone on for decades behind adults backs, it will never stop.” that you dont believe they could be innocent.
    If you do have kids,do you not know them and know when they are lying? Do you not know what they are capable of or not?
    I knew which of my kids had a follower personality and which had a stronger personality. I also have known many a person in my life that was the perfect kid to parents’ faces but God what they did out of site. i also am not quick to say “not my kid”, I think about it and confront the child and if i cant tell if they are lying, i keep it in my mind and pay MORE attention to their whereabouts,actions,friends,etc..
    People also dont step out of character.
    Let me say, if it did happen i wouldn’t think it such a big deal. A deal but not a huge one. I would chalk it up to stupidity. I would then say they have to answer for it. I would then make it a teaching situation. My kids will vouch for my teaching sessions.
    And if it were your child this happened to, would you just say “guilty” -no discussion, too bad, you’re a kid and we know what kids do…Just because she is a kid doesnt make her guilty.
    I would never have written about this if the person who wrote the story put “allegedly” in the piece because then that would mean “nothing was proven”.
    You’re right about some students living double lives and those are the kids whose parents dont really KNOW their kids but they think they do..
    too bad..but
    I KNOW these girls are innocent and i dont care what the rest of Revere thinks. My point was that newspapers should be more responsible with throwing around allegations as fact…Believe me,you cant believe these reports. This is not the first i know of..
    I think the school did what they thought was right considering they were “kids” and they were up against adults and we surely couldnt believe the girls.
    The advertising of this pathetic incident as FACT in the paper was disgraceful..
    Im not here to “try” these girls in the paper.I just wanted to comment on this “factual” report.
    The girls know they are innocent as well as people who KNOW them. The moron at fenway knows he screwed up. He apologized “sorry i got you in trouble girls”
    I myself would have at one time believed this article,i mean how could you not?;but after reading a few “reports” that I knew to be false, I changed rather quickly.. Not alot of people have the funds to file law suits so they have to put up with it. How lucky for sensationalism!

    Where could this report have come from ………

  • http://reverejournal.com Joanne

    Paris Hilton should not have to go to jail, right Joyce. I mean she didnt know her license was suspended!!

  • joyce

    well lets see where to start..
    RHS student
    Alot of kids were at the game. Your opinion is the first negative one i’ve heard. “they are morons” so you say. Sounds like you dont like them anyway so your opinion is biased.You also didnt see the incident.

    JESS,
    the article writer is the moron .sorry.. also good for you for at least considering both sides…
    stay that way.

    Eric,
    Heres the issue, the article states the incident as FACT. Where did they get their “facts”. There was no incident report.How is it that some incidents are reported as alleged and some as fact?
    It seems by your statement ” Drinking in high school has gone on for decades behind adults backs, it will never stop.” that you dont believe they could be innocent.
    If you do have kids,do you not know them and know when they are lying? Do you not know what they are capable of or not?
    I knew which of my kids had a follower personality and which had a stronger personality. I also have known many a person in my life that was the perfect kid to parents’ faces but God what they did out of site. i also am not quick to say “not my kid”, I think about it and confront the child and if i cant tell if they are lying, i keep it in my mind and pay MORE attention to their whereabouts,actions,friends,etc..
    People also dont step out of character.
    Let me say, if it did happen i wouldn’t think it such a big deal. A deal but not a huge one. I would chalk it up to stupidity. I would then say they have to answer for it. I would then make it a teaching situation. My kids will vouch for my teaching sessions.
    And if it were your child this happened to, would you just say “guilty” -no discussion, too bad, you’re a kid and we know what kids do…Just because she is a kid doesnt make her guilty.
    I would never have written about this if the person who wrote the story put “allegedly” in the piece because then that would mean “nothing was proven”.
    You’re right about some students living double lives and those are the kids whose parents dont really KNOW their kids but they think they do..
    too bad..but
    I KNOW these girls are innocent and i dont care what the rest of Revere thinks. My point was that newspapers should be more responsible with throwing around allegations as fact…Believe me,you cant believe these reports. This is not the first i know of..
    I think the school did what they thought was right considering they were “kids” and they were up against adults and we surely couldnt believe the girls.
    The advertising of this pathetic incident as FACT in the paper was disgraceful..
    Im not here to “try” these girls in the paper.I just wanted to comment on this “factual” report.
    The girls know they are innocent as well as people who KNOW them. The moron at fenway knows he screwed up. He apologized “sorry i got you in trouble girls”
    I myself would have at one time believed this article,i mean how could you not?;but after reading a few “reports” that I knew to be false, I changed rather quickly.. Not alot of people have the funds to file law suits so they have to put up with it. How lucky for sensationalism!

    Where could this report have come from ………

  • http://www.reverejournal.com/ seth.daniel

    My goodness what a lot of discussion.
    I am the writer of the article and I do confess, I am a moron. I do have my strongpoints though… In this instance there was no “allegedly” in the story because this was a school investigation and it was the end result that was provided to me. The school investigation revealed that they had done what was reported. Just as when someone is convicted in court, the charges are no longer allegations. If the school investigation is flawed, then that should be brought to the paper’s attention. To date, I have received no calls or letters, just anonymous posts on this site.
    It should be noted that there are no criminal charges against these girls at all. This was purely a school investigation.
    As for other reports in the paper being routinely false and sensationalized, bring those to me as well. In eight years, I have had little to no problems with that. I do not make things up. Ask anyone. If there is a problem, I am willing to find out where the problem occurred and correct it if necessary.
    I don’t know about these two girls, but the bottom line is that everyone here should be concerned about the amounts of drugs and alcohol being consumed by adults and young people in this city. It is of great proportion, and many may disagree, but I would say at levels greater than in the inner city…It is troubling to see.

  • http://www.reverejournal.com seth.daniel

    My goodness what a lot of discussion.
    I am the writer of the article and I do confess, I am a moron. I do have my strongpoints though… In this instance there was no “allegedly” in the story because this was a school investigation and it was the end result that was provided to me. The school investigation revealed that they had done what was reported. Just as when someone is convicted in court, the charges are no longer allegations. If the school investigation is flawed, then that should be brought to the paper’s attention. To date, I have received no calls or letters, just anonymous posts on this site.
    It should be noted that there are no criminal charges against these girls at all. This was purely a school investigation.
    As for other reports in the paper being routinely false and sensationalized, bring those to me as well. In eight years, I have had little to no problems with that. I do not make things up. Ask anyone. If there is a problem, I am willing to find out where the problem occurred and correct it if necessary.
    I don’t know about these two girls, but the bottom line is that everyone here should be concerned about the amounts of drugs and alcohol being consumed by adults and young people in this city. It is of great proportion, and many may disagree, but I would say at levels greater than in the inner city…It is troubling to see.

  • joyce

    joanne
    please!!
    i really am not into keeping tabs on Paris Hilton. This is america and if you believe the girls did the wrong thing, so be it.

  • joyce

    joanne
    please!!
    i really am not into keeping tabs on Paris Hilton. This is america and if you believe the girls did the wrong thing, so be it.

  • http://reverejournal.com/ Senior at RHS

    I was there at the game with the girls. Unfortunately, they werent the only girls getting guys to buy them beer.. Just the only ones to get caught. Had they not have gotten caught would this be as big a deal as it is today? Would the guy still be a jerk for buying the beer? Probably not and thats sad.. So now there is this black cloud that hovers over my graduating class, and thats not fair to those of us who behaved and went to the game to be with our class one last time. So I hope they are happy.. And “Joyce” check their myspaces.. You will see the proof in their pictures..

  • http://reverejournal.com Senior at RHS

    I was there at the game with the girls. Unfortunately, they werent the only girls getting guys to buy them beer.. Just the only ones to get caught. Had they not have gotten caught would this be as big a deal as it is today? Would the guy still be a jerk for buying the beer? Probably not and thats sad.. So now there is this black cloud that hovers over my graduating class, and thats not fair to those of us who behaved and went to the game to be with our class one last time. So I hope they are happy.. And “Joyce” check their myspaces.. You will see the proof in their pictures..

  • joyce

    hi seth,
    I was not talking about your past articles as being false. I was talking about other papers. This is the first time I have seen an article in the Revere Journal that I know to be pure bull.
    If the info came from the school, then I guess you went with what was told to you.
    School investigations are not always fair.

    Absolutely true about the use of alcohol and drugs used by adults and kids. But there are some adults and kids that dont.
    I will say again, If you knew the circumstances of this incident, it could’ve been anyone.
    Maybe the other side of the story will be told…
    Its an awful feeling to be accused of something and knowing you are innocent but cant prove it due to the circumstances. Many a person has been convicted on what it looked like than what it really was.

  • joyce

    hi seth,
    I was not talking about your past articles as being false. I was talking about other papers. This is the first time I have seen an article in the Revere Journal that I know to be pure bull.
    If the info came from the school, then I guess you went with what was told to you.
    School investigations are not always fair.

    Absolutely true about the use of alcohol and drugs used by adults and kids. But there are some adults and kids that dont.
    I will say again, If you knew the circumstances of this incident, it could’ve been anyone.
    Maybe the other side of the story will be told…
    Its an awful feeling to be accused of something and knowing you are innocent but cant prove it due to the circumstances. Many a person has been convicted on what it looked like than what it really was.

  • RHS STUDENT

    prom was horrible! they should have punished them by making them go!

  • RHS STUDENT

    prom was horrible! they should have punished them by making them go!

  • eric

    funny thing is joyce, i never read the article. I read whatever whatever is online because I am not in the area. So how can I say I agree with the whole article? More balogna from you.

    Thank you for clearing things up Seth.

  • eric

    funny thing is joyce, i never read the article. I read whatever whatever is online because I am not in the area. So how can I say I agree with the whole article? More balogna from you.

    Thank you for clearing things up Seth.

  • Ms. Donnelly

    Seth,

    Why is it then that we tolerate a drunk driving politician? Conveniently when taken to the hospital by the Revere Police department he wasn’t tested for alcohol. Kind of a double standard. We expect kids to act like adults, and forgive adults who act like kids.

    Also, when an illegal act takes place, such as a minor getting someone to buy them alcohol or being caught with marijuana on school grounds, it is no longer the job of the school to investigate. Revere High School Administrators have a long history of not reporting drug or alcohol problems to the police department. Perhaps that is the biggest part of the problem.

    By the way, where were the chaperones when all this was going on?

  • Ms. Donnelly

    Seth,

    Why is it then that we tolerate a drunk driving politician? Conveniently when taken to the hospital by the Revere Police department he wasn’t tested for alcohol. Kind of a double standard. We expect kids to act like adults, and forgive adults who act like kids.

    Also, when an illegal act takes place, such as a minor getting someone to buy them alcohol or being caught with marijuana on school grounds, it is no longer the job of the school to investigate. Revere High School Administrators have a long history of not reporting drug or alcohol problems to the police department. Perhaps that is the biggest part of the problem.

    By the way, where were the chaperones when all this was going on?

  • rhs student

    ok i kno these two girls and i think what they did is so stupid…like honestly who sits in fenway park at a school function and try to buy beer…like you girls couldnt go one night with drinking…oh my god it aggrvates me … and its funny how your tryin to say these guys juss walked up t you and gave it to…and i think you deserved what you guys got not going to prom … good you guys should be allowed to go… you guys made a big deal about not goin to prom but you guys shoud feel embarssed… yo even ruined it for classes below you tht theycant go to another red sox game

  • rhs student

    ok i kno these two girls and i think what they did is so stupid…like honestly who sits in fenway park at a school function and try to buy beer…like you girls couldnt go one night with drinking…oh my god it aggrvates me … and its funny how your tryin to say these guys juss walked up t you and gave it to…and i think you deserved what you guys got not going to prom … good you guys should be allowed to go… you guys made a big deal about not goin to prom but you guys shoud feel embarssed… yo even ruined it for classes below you tht theycant go to another red sox game

  • rhs student

    aboe it should say you guys SHOULDNT BE ALLOWED TO GO

  • rhs student

    aboe it should say you guys SHOULDNT BE ALLOWED TO GO

  • Carmela

    seems that once again, whenever RHS students do some thing wrong, they get a slap on the wrist, if anything at all: buying beer is illegal no matter how they “bought” it’ drank it, or where….where were the RHS chaperones that day???? Same place they were when the RHS employee/parent had the huge drinking party for RHS students at their home…..same place as when Ryan B. ran off with that kid…it all happens right under their noses…..they see it; say nothing, etc…

  • Carmela

    seems that once again, whenever RHS students do some thing wrong, they get a slap on the wrist, if anything at all: buying beer is illegal no matter how they “bought” it’ drank it, or where….where were the RHS chaperones that day???? Same place they were when the RHS employee/parent had the huge drinking party for RHS students at their home…..same place as when Ryan B. ran off with that kid…it all happens right under their noses…..they see it; say nothing, etc…

  • a student

    no need to bring up what happened at a party thats has nothing to do with it carmela!!!!! you prob have no idea about that partyyy… these girls punishment was jusst right they deserved what they got

  • a student

    no need to bring up what happened at a party thats has nothing to do with it carmela!!!!! you prob have no idea about that partyyy… these girls punishment was jusst right they deserved what they got

  • revere girl

    I agree that the students involved needed to be punished. But I can’t believe there are more repercussions regarding this than the RHS teacher that was having an affair with a student.

    Nothing was done to the teacher, where was the Superintendent and other school officials then?

  • revere girl

    I agree that the students involved needed to be punished. But I can’t believe there are more repercussions regarding this than the RHS teacher that was having an affair with a student.

    Nothing was done to the teacher, where was the Superintendent and other school officials then?

  • Carmela

    I know both Ryan Bailey and “the student” : he may have been “of age’ when they ran off together,……but, RHS officials know that he WAS NOT “of age” when the affair began….you see, kids talk, and RHS kids talk a LOT…so, how come noone listened ???/ and, how was it possible to have Ryan Bailey and “the Romeo” have sexual relations in the RHS theatre ante-room???/ My neighbor and my daughter were once in the Theatre class when she taught them…..they had many occasions to be in the Theatre rooms…and, boy, did they see some stuff……time to realize that a LOT more than “teaching” is going on at RHS…my kid is popular, so she won’t tell anyone what she knows for fear of being harrassed….too bad…..it was a HORRID year for those Theatre kids……

  • Carmela

    I know both Ryan Bailey and “the student” : he may have been “of age’ when they ran off together,……but, RHS officials know that he WAS NOT “of age” when the affair began….you see, kids talk, and RHS kids talk a LOT…so, how come noone listened ???/ and, how was it possible to have Ryan Bailey and “the Romeo” have sexual relations in the RHS theatre ante-room???/ My neighbor and my daughter were once in the Theatre class when she taught them…..they had many occasions to be in the Theatre rooms…and, boy, did they see some stuff……time to realize that a LOT more than “teaching” is going on at RHS…my kid is popular, so she won’t tell anyone what she knows for fear of being harrassed….too bad…..it was a HORRID year for those Theatre kids……

  • joe

    I have read this story. People must know that things always look worse when presented in black and white. give them a break. (the girls)remember when you were in high school..

  • joe

    I have read this story. People must know that things always look worse when presented in black and white. give them a break. (the girls)remember when you were in high school..

  • RHs student class of 07

    Just saying Ms. B…. Would

  • RHs student class of 07

    Just saying Ms. B…. Would

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