October 31, 2014

Koby Yoshimi, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advisory Board Hawaii Representative

Posted on October 30, 2014 by in Hawaii, Hometown, Youth Advisory Board

Koby Yoshimi, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advisory Board Hawaii Representative

My name is Koby Yoshimi, I am Hawaii’s D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board representative. I am currently a sophomore in high school and a member of the student government and school orchestra. Outside of school, I am the founder and student adviser of Club No Smoking, a school club I started in middle school as well […]

State to receive school safety grants

Posted on October 29, 2014 by in Hometown, Illinois, School Safety

Photo by Éovart Caçeir. From www.stltoday.com. Illinois will receive nearly $2 million in federal grants that aim to improve safety in the classroom through both emergency management and comprehensive prevention efforts that address students’ social and emotional needs, according to a press release. The funds, funneled through two U.S. Department of Education grants, reflect ongoing state […]

Be Safe Online: Heath Department of Public Safety Seminar

Posted on October 29, 2014 by in Hometown, Internet Safety, Texas

From Blue Ribbon News. HEATH, TX (October 28, 2014) How do you keep personal and password information protected? How do you conduct secure transactions over the web? How do you keep kids from communicating with predators online? Learn these important tips and more at a seminar on Internet Safety for Children & Adults presented by […]

Professors speak on medical marijuana legalization panel on Friday, offer blunt opinions

Posted on October 29, 2014 by in Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Florida, Hometown

From The Independent Florida Alligator. College professors butted heads over the medical marijuana issue during a discussion on the topic at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Friday. Carl Hart, an associate professor of psychology at Columbia University, debated with Harvard University professor Bertha Madras at the marijuana legalization panel hosted by the […]

Red Ribbon Week takes first strides with 5K

Posted on October 29, 2014 by in California, Hometown, News

Staff Sgt. Shane Makary, ordinance maintenance platoon sergeant, Combat Logistics Batalion 13, receives a trophy for coming in second place during the Red Ribbon Week 5K race at Desert Winds Golf Course, Oct. 23, 2014. From Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System. TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. – Daren the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Lion diligently led […]

EVHS freshman to represent Virginia on D.A.R.E. youth board

Posted on October 28, 2014 by in Hometown, Virginia, Youth Advisory Board

Caitlin Walker, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advisory Board Virginia Representative

From The Star Exponent. Eastern View High School freshman Caitlin Walker is not yet decided on a career path, but she admires local law enforcement and stands ready to help her neighbor. That admiration and activism is translating to hands-on leadership with her recent appointment as the sole Virginia representative to the D.A.R.E. America Youth […]

Thanks, Officer Batman

Posted on October 28, 2014 by in Hometown, Ohio, Spotlight

Pickerington Police Officer Dan Simcox gets a hug from new Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduate Katie Nash, 11, following graduation Friday, Oct. 17, at Harmon Middle School. From PICKERINGTON TIMES-SUN. Pickerington Police Officer Dan Simcox led a group of 77 students through D.A.R.E. graduation ceremonies Friday, Oct. 17, at Harmon Middle School. The D.A.R.E. program, designed to […]

MURRIETA: Red Ribbon Week Prime Time for D.A.R.E. Message

Posted on October 28, 2014 by in California, Hometown

From Daily Southern California News. The Murrieta Police Department’s Traffic Division Officers and School Resource Officers recently completed a series of presentations at local elementary schools for Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Red Ribbon Week.  The presentations, like this one at Oak Meadows Elementary School, focused on the D.A.R.E. message of making good decisions and […]

Supervalu Surprises Minnesota D.A.R.E. Program at Annual Golf Scramble

Posted on October 26, 2014 by in Hometown, Minnesota

Waconia, MN—SUPERVALU surprised Minnesota D.A.R.E. at their Annual Golf Scramble in Waconia with a new D.A.R.E. Logo Tractor Trailer.  This trailer is now the third D.A.R.E. logo trailer in the SUPERVALU fleet.  SUPERVALU also purchased a new chromed-out tractor to pull the trailer when it is going out for show. SUPERVALU has been the largest […]

School safety conference held amid threat investigation

Posted on October 25, 2014 by in Hometown, Rhode Island, School Safety

From  wpri.com. WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — School officials and parents came together in Warwick Thursday to talk about safety while police continue to investigate a second threat made against students in three local communities. As Warwick, Cranston, and Johnston react to a second threatening letter sent to police, one woman who was part of the […]