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St. Helen School (OH) D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on January 19, 2017 by in Hometown, Ohio

The D.A.R.E. essay contest winners are (l to r) Liam Grzywinski and Madeline Martin Kosier, with runner-up Paige Fisher. They are with their D.A.R.E. officer, Deputy Roy Lundstrom.

On Jan. 10, the sixth-grade class at St. Helen School celebrated the completion of the D.A.R.E. program conducted by Deputy Roy Lundstrom during the first semester of study. This completed Lundstrom’s 15th year at St. Helen School. In photo (click for full view): D.A.R.E. essay contest winners (l to r) Liam Grzywinski and Madeline Martin Kosier, […]

A. C. Moore Elementary, Columbia, SC D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on January 19, 2017 by in Hometown, South Carolina

A. C. Moore Elementary, Columbia, SC D.A.R.E. Graduation. Left to right: D.A.R.E. Instructor Deputy Mariola Wood, Captain John Ewing, Overall Essay Winner Brandon Baker, Emma Price, Gracie Lechnar, Sgt. Howard Barrett, and Dr. Chantelle Baker, Principal.

The students at A.C. Moore Elementary enjoy having Deputy Wood as their D.A.R.E. Instructor and Deputy Wood loves her students. Captain Ewing was the guest speaker and did a wonderful demonstration of why having your own ‘help network’ is valuable in life.  To have others share the load when life sends struggles is important but […]

Brinkley Named North Carolina Executive of the Year

Posted on January 18, 2017 by in Hometown, News, North Carolina

Nags Head Police Chief Kevin Brinkley was named the 2017 North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers Association Glen Mowery Executive of the Year for his support of the program taught at Nags Head Elementary School by Nags Head School Resource Officer Lora Gilreath, pictured with Brinkley.

Nags Head Police Chief Kevin Brinkley has been named Executive of the Year by the North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers Association for his support of the drug abuse resistance program. Image: Nags Head Police Chief Kevin Brinkley was named the 2017 North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers Association Glen Mowery Executive of the Year for his support of […]

North Springs Elementary, Columbia, SC D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on January 18, 2017 by in Hometown, South Carolina

North Springs Elementary, Columbia, SC D.A.R.E. Essay Winners. Back Row: Mrs. Jennifer Germann, Principal David Holzendorf, Deputy Arlene Sharpe, Sr. Deputy Will Gibson and Lt Verlon Rhodes - Front Row Essay Winners Left to Right: Joshua Rivers, Sasha Singleton (overall winner), Journey Armstead, Victoria King, Makayla Jeske and Shreya Kumar.

D.A.R.E. graduation at North Springs Elementary was exciting for all of the students. The Essay Winners are proud to represent their homeroom teachers and Miss Sasha Singleton will reign as the schools overall winner for the 2016/2017 school year. Deputy Gibson will be visiting the K-4th graders with D.A.R.E. chart lessons and back for visits […]

Satchel Ford Elementary, Columbia, SC D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on January 17, 2017 by in Hometown, South Carolina

Satchel Ford Elementary, Columbia, SC D.A.R.E. Graduation

The students at Satchel Ford would like to say thank you to Deputy Roberts for starting the D.A.R.E. program at their school. Plus, the students would like to give a huge thank you to Deputy Morant for completing the program. Deputy Morant’s heart is filled with pride for these students and she will miss them […]

Catawba Trail Elementary, Elgin, SC D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on January 17, 2017 by in Hometown, South Carolina

Principal Barth, D.A.R.E. Essay Winner Mackinley Blackwell, her mother Jami Lea Blackwell and Deputy Fred Williams

Principal Barth shared encouraging words along with Deputy Williams for the families in attendance at their D.A.R.E. graduation. Principal Barth also said, “Thank you Deputy Williams for giving your time to our children, they truly enjoy you.” Mrs. Barth added; “it is apparent from the questioning during graduation they learned!” In photo (click to enlarge): […]

Retro Bill Visits Cooper County Schools

Posted on January 3, 2017 by in Hometown, Missouri, News

Retro Bill, a world-renowned motivational speaker, talks to students at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School on Wednesday. His message was simple, but yet life-changing for many students.

He’s been called Elvis, but Retro Bill is nothing like him, he is his own person. This is the message that Bill has brought to millions of children across the United States, ‘be kind and be your own person.’ Photo (click image for full view): Retro Bill, a world-renowned motivational speaker, talks to students at […]

Sloatsburg Elementary School Fifth-Graders Graduate From D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, New York, News

Twenty-five fifth-grade Sloatsburg Elementary School students recently graduated from the Ramapo Police Department's DARE program.

RAMAPO, N.Y. — With smiles on their faces 25 fifth-grade students at Sloatsburg Elementary School showed off their certificates after graduating recently from the Town of Ramapo Police DARE Program. Ramapo police Officer Danny Lynch, who is in charge of the program, said he was impressed with the students and their outstanding participation in the program. […]

Winning D.A.R.E. Essay Tells Importance of Program

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, Indiana, News

D.A.R.E. Officer David Schaetzel awards D.A.R.E. Essay Winner 2016 Grace Dyke of Demotte Christian School

Image: D.A.R.E. Officer David Schaetzel awards essay winner Grace Dyke. What D.A.R.E. Means to Me By Grace Dyke Some people don’t take D.A.R.E. seriously. But I think D.A.R.E. is very important. It stands for define, assess, respond, and evaluate. D.A.R.E. can help people get out of bad habits like smoking or taking drugs. Or even […]

Hempstead Elementary Fifth-Graders Graduate From D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, New York, News

Fifth-grade students from Hempstead Elementary School show off their DARE certificates

RAMAPO, N.Y. — There was big excitement Wednesday when Hempstead Elementary School fifth-grade students received their DARE program graduation certificates. The students were presented the certificates by Ramapo Police Chief Bad Weidel and DARE officer Danny Lynch. The program works to provide children with the life skills to recognize and resist social pressures to experiment with […]