Two students at Palmerton High School, Fireline Rd., in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County, are facing charges following two separate incidents at the school.
State police at Lehighton said a 16-year-old female from Palmerton is facing a charge of arson-dangerous burning after she allegedly lit papers on fire in the school gymnasium. The incident occurred about 7:15 a.m. on Feb. 16, troopers said.
A 17-year-old male student was found unlawfully in possession of a controlled substance at the school about 2 p.m. on Feb. 18. He will be charged with the drug count.