On one occasion, a student hid in a pile of leaves at a bus stop, waiting for the victim, and could have been struck by the bus, Parent said.
In Merrimack, police issued a warning to high school students about the dangers of playing the game and charged two teens with reckless driving. The game was later called off.
At Londonderry High, Parent said playing the game has been a junior class tradition. Students know they are not allowed to play it on school grounds and respect that rule, he said.
“We are holding our collective breath that no one gets hurt,” Parent said. “These are good kids.”