From lacrossepd.org. The La Crosse Police Department Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program, in cooperation with the School District of La Crosse, is proud to announce the 25th Anniversary of the D.A.R.E. program being taught in La Crosse schools. Coinciding with National D.A.R.E. Day, we will celebrate this historic anniversary event this Thursday, April 16th, with the […]
From Highlands Today. Photo: Students dance along to “YMCA” as California Toe Jam performs at the D.A.R.E. graduation celebration for the county’s fifth grade students on Thursday. Credit: RYAN PELHAM. See more photos from the event at http://highlandstoday.com/hi/local-news/dare-to-have-fun-20150410/. AVON PARK – It was an occasion where elementary school pupils weren’t only encouraged to make noise, they […]
Image: D.A.R.E. Essay Winner Benjamin Tanner (center). Click image for larger view. Read Benjamin’s winning essay below.
Colorado Springs Gazette publishes groundbreaking, four-day series to expose what’s really going on with marijuana legalization in Colorado
A list and summaries of each story published in this remarkable series follows. Clearing the Haze. Day 1: Regulation http://gazette.com/analyzing-colorados-grand-experiment/article/1548294 Two important assumptions were made about successful legalization of marijuana in Colorado: regulation would 1) provide a safer way to solve the state’s drug problems and 2) make money for the state via taxes. Day […]
A big congratulations to Emily Gayle, our D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board member for South Carolina! Emily recently participated in the 2014-2015 Future Business Leaders of America SLC Conference in Charleston. Faced with some tough competition, Emily took 3rd place in the Impromptu Speaking competition and is now on her way to the National Competition in […]
By Michael Ellis Langley. From Tracy Press. D.A.R.E. library drive: Drug Abuse Resistance Education students from around Tracy have collected more than 7,000 books to send to Africa. The books, and monetary donations, will help establish libraries in remote places for African school children. A battered, dusty cargo container at the back of the Boyd Service […]
From Fox News. A group of middle school basketball players walked off the court in the middle of a game when they heard bullying coming from the stands directed at cheerleader, Desiree Andrews, who has Down syndrome. “One of the kids stepped up and said, ‘Don’t mess with her,’” Brandon Morris, who was the boys […]
In photo (click for full view): Proud parents John and Jennifer Shackelford, D.A.R.E. Essay Winner Tyler Shackelford, D.A.R.E. Instructor Deputy Todd Minemier, Principal Claire Thompson, and Speaker Sheriff Leon Lott of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. Tyler’s winning essay is below.
IMAGE (Click for larger view): L-R, Jeffrey McCowan (Director of Emergency Services for Ft. Leavenworth), D.A.R.E. Officer Randall Collins, Missouri YAB Ryan Collins and D.A.R.E. Officer David Mellott, just prior to Ryan being presented with a Certificate of Appreciation. From Sedalia, MO D.A.R.E. Officer Rodney Collins. [Missouri Youth Advisory Board Missouri Representative] Ryan [Collins] was asked to go […]