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A Michigan kindergartener brought a bottle of ready-to-drink Jose Cuervo margaritas to school and reportedly handed out drinks to several students.
The incident happened at Grand River Academy in Livonia, Michigan, where kindergartners allegedly received the drink from another student.
One of the kindergarteners’ parents, Alexis Smith, said her daughter had a Dixie cup full of margarita and took about 4 or 5 sips of the booze, according to Fox 2 Detroit.
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Another mother, Dominique Zanders, said her daughter felt “dizzy”.
“She felt dizzy, kinda lightheaded,” Zanders said.
She added that her daughter only learned what was inside the drink after drinking it, and said her daughter gave her a ‘funny face’ when she sipped it. had said to the professor.
“The girl poured it into her cup and she drank it and the girl ended up telling her what it was, and she went and told the teacher there was alcohol in that cup, and the teacher gave him a funny face,” Zanders said.
The alcoholic beverage was brought to school in one of the student’s backpacks.
In a statement, the school said it was impossible to keep tabs on “everything our students bring to school”.
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“While we try to keep an eye on everything our students bring to school, that is simply not possible. It is unfortunate that these types of adult drinks can be easily confused with drinks suitable for children. “, reads the press release.
The school also said poison control was called after kindergarten children drank it and parents were called immediately. The student will be disciplined, if necessary, according to the report.
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Smith said the parents of the child who brought the drink to school should be punished.
“If your child knows what it is, there’s nothing wrong with it — but they should know not to touch it,” Smith said. “That it’s not for children.