April 26, 2015

Iroquois DARE Graduation

Posted on April 25, 2015 by in Hometown, South Dakota

From Plainsman. The fifth grade class at the Iroquois Elementary School has completed the DARE Program and graduated on April 13. Shown in the picture are back row, left, Mr. McPhail, fifth grade teacher, Riley Hiles, Samantha Torguson, Hannah Hofhenke and Doug Solem, the DARE instructor; middle row, Katie Dubro, Anna Baum, Harley Nelson, Brandon […]

D.A.R.E. Graduates Honored During Ceremony

Posted on April 25, 2015 by in Hometown, New Hampshire

From fosters.com. Photo: Dover D.A.R.E. graduates show off their certificates at a ceremony held earlier this month. DOVER — The annual ceremony for the Dover Police Department’s Dover Middle School D.A.R.E. program took place earlier this month inside the Dover Middle School gymnasium. At the event, 312 fifth-grade students celebrated the completion of the D.A.R.E. curriculum, […]

D.A.R.E. Celebrates 25 years in La Crosse Schools

Posted on April 18, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

From www.news800.com. More than 11,000 students have graduated from program since 1990. LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Thursday was the 25th anniversary of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program being taught in La Crosse Schools. In 1989, three La Crosse police officers traveled to Los Angeles, where the program was developed, to learn how to […]

DARE Graduation Held Last Week

Posted on April 18, 2015 by in Hometown, Minnesota

From the Spring Grove Herald. Photo: Chatfield DARE Officer Aaron Miliander addresses the 2015 Chatfield Elementary School DARE class. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/CHATFIELD NEWS. Aaron Miliander DAREs kids to dialog. “If your son or daughter is asking questions about what they learned from the DARE program, it starts a dialog about the decisions these kids face,” said […]

Hopewell Students Graduate from D.A.R.E.

Posted on April 18, 2015 by in Hometown, Tennessee

From Cleveland Daily Banner. The DARE Program in Bradley County Schools administered by the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office has been a tremendous success. After hearing parents’ requests for a return of DARE to Bradley County Schools after a four-year absence, Sheriff Eric Watson reinstituted the program that has been fun and informative for students and […]

D.A.R.E. to Have Fun

Posted on April 15, 2015 by in Florida, Hometown

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 […]

Brennen Elementary School, Columbia, SC D.A.R.E. Essay Winner

Posted on April 10, 2015 by in Hometown, South Carolina

Image: D.A.R.E. Essay Winner Benjamin Tanner (center). Click image for larger view. Read Benjamin’s winning essay below.

2015-2016 Florida D.A.R.E. Officers Association Executive Board

Posted on March 23, 2015 by in Florida, Florida Contact Information, Hometown

Click to see contact information for the 2015-2016 Florida D.A.R.E. Officers Association Executive Board

Lake Murray Elementary D.A.R.E. Graduation and Essay Winner

Posted on March 12, 2015 by in Hometown, South Carolina

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.  

Rice Creek Elementary, Columbia, SC, Essay Winner

Posted on February 12, 2015 by in Hometown, South Carolina

In photo: D.A.R.E. Essay Winner for 2015 Rachel Jackson (center). Below is Rachel Jackson’s winning D.A.R.E. Essay: