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D.A.R.E. Cited in Press Release of Rep. Bill Johnson and Rep. Doris Matsui

Posted on July 29, 2015 by in California, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, News, Ohio

  D.A.R.E. cited in press release for support of proposed legislation which would prohibit the sale of cough medicines containing the ingredient dextromethorphan to minors.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 28, 2015   CONTACTS: Rep. Bill Johnson – BEN KEELER (330) 337-6951 Rep. Doris Matsui – JULIE EDDY (202) 225-7163     Johnson, Matsui Introduce Bipartisan Legislation […]

On the Bright Side: Sheriffs host summer camp for kids

Posted on July 4, 2015 by in Hometown, New York

From The Daily Star (AP). Click image for full view. Funding from area sheriff’s departments will allow more than 60 local children from the four-county area to attend summer camp for free this year. In its 38th year, the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute’s Summer Camp, located on Keuka Lake near Penn Yan in Yates County, will accommodate […]

Annessa Masterson, D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board Oklahoma Representative

Posted on June 26, 2015 by in Hometown, Oklahoma, Youth Advisory Board

My name is Annessa Masterson and I am a sophomore at Wyandotte High School in Wyandotte, Oklahoma. My parents are Chad and Trishia Masterson and have an older brother, Seth. I currently am doubled up in my math classes (Geometry and Algebra II) so I can take College Algebra next year, along with other college classes. Our school […]

Lauren Etzkorn, D.A.R.E Youth Advisory Board Illinois Representative

Posted on June 25, 2015 by in Hometown, Illinois, Youth Advisory Board

Hi! My name is Lauren Etzkorn and I am the D.A.R.E Youth Advisory Board Representative for Illinois because I believe and follow the lessons that D.A.R.E teaches. I was able to participate in the D.A.R.E. program when I was in 5th Grade at Schiesher Elementary School in Lisle, IL. The same year I was taking […]

Southside ISD students working to stop drugs in schools

Posted on June 24, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Texas

From WOAI News 4 San Antonio. SAN ANTONIO – It’s a program that’s been around for decades and one area school district is proving it still works. In the 2013-2014 school year, Southside Independent School District Police made 13 drug-related arrests at Losoya Middle School. District leaders knew they had to take action, so they […]

Program helps CISD police focus on campus drug abuse

Posted on June 22, 2015 by in Hometown, School Safety, Texas

From Chron.com. Photo: Conroe ISD Police Department Chief William Harness congratulates Conroe ISD Police officer LaQuoya Cook, College Park High School police officer, during the Conroe ISD Police Department D.A.R.E. Instructor Certification graduation ceremony at Conroe High School 9th grade campus. Conroe ISD Police Department hosted the two week instructor certification classes that were attended by […]

A Fun-Filled D.A.R.E. Day in Thrall Park

Posted on June 22, 2015 by in Hometown, New York, News

From The Epoch Times. On June 13 in Middletown’s Thrall Park Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) had a clear message: enjoy the day. Police officers were everywhere, some in uniform, others in the bright yellow D.A.R.E. t-shirt. Local businesses showed their support with booths that offered healthy snacks or fun activities. ShopRite had two booths, […]

Pittsfield: Taconic names top senior scholars

Posted on June 22, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts

From The Berkshire Eagle. Principal John Vosburgh has announced that Taconic High School’s 44th commencement exercises will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 14, at the school. Anna Keen Leonard, daughter of Richard Leonard and Sandra Keen of Pittsfield, has been named valedictorian with a grade point average of 100.9. Alexander Michael Stevens, son of […]

Southland 5th-graders Graduate D.A.R.E.

Posted on June 22, 2015 by in Georgia, Hometown

From Americus Times-Recorder. Click image for full view. AMERICUS — The Southland Academy fifth-grade class graduated from the Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education Program on May 1 in the Jimmy Deriso Building. The dignified ceremony included the students’ leading the program with prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag, welcoming the speaker and their personal […]

Oklahoma D.A.R.E.’s New Superheroes

Posted on June 19, 2015 by in Hometown, Oklahoma

Officer Ken and Geri Williams are the New Superheroes! From the Facebook Page of Oklahoma DARE Officer’s Association – ODOA: A definition of a super hero is a heroic person, someone who hears a cry for help and responds. Today Oklahoma DARE has a new super hero! Last night, upon returning from DARE conference and hearing […]