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5th Grade D.A.R.E. Graduation at Westside Elementary in Sisseton, SD

Posted on Dec 6th, 2017

"Officer Appel put on a mind blowing graduation for the first kids to graduate a D.A.R.E. program in Sisseton in 20 years. The ceremony included a full police escort with lights and sirens to the…

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Longtime D.A.R.E. Officer Retires from Custer Elementary

Posted on Nov 29th, 2017

While the school year is still young 5th graders at Custer Elementary School had a special graduation ceremony, and helped take part in a retirement as well. 5th graders completed the D.A.R.E.…

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Makenna Christiansen, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board South Dakota Representative

Posted on Sep 27th, 2017

Makenna Christiansen, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board South Dakota Representative

My name is Makenna Christiansen. I am a sophomore in high school. I run cross country and track, and play basketball for my high school. I am very passionate about music. I love to sing, play the…

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Spearfish Student Earns 2nd Place in State D.A.R.E. Essay Contest

Posted on Jun 28th, 2017

Mathias Hafner, of Spearfish, second from right, won second place in the statewide D.A.R.E. essay contest. He is pictured with Cpl. Verla Little, his D.A.R.E. instructor, left; his mother, Christina…

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2017 D.A.R.E. Graduation Photos from South Dakota

Posted on May 26th, 2017

Photos courtesy of South Dakota D.A.R.E. Coordinator Waylon Eckert. Click the images for larger…

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Spearfish 7th Graders Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

Spearfish Middle School seventh-grade students celebrated DARE graduation Tuesday. Pictured, students in Paula Farley’s class received certificates from Cpl. Verla Little as Assistant Principal Brady Sumners, far right, announced their names. Pioneer photo by Kaija Swisher

SPEARFISH — Seventh graders at Spearfish Middle School celebrated the successful completion of D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), a substance abuse prevention education program, Tuesday at…

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Spearfish Police Officer Chosen as West River D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year

Posted on Jun 13th, 2016

SPEARFISH — Cpl. Verla Little of the Spearfish Police Department was surprised Thursday with the Ron Tennill Memorial Achievement Award: 2016 West River D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)…

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Iroquois D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on Apr 25th, 2015

From Plainsman. The fifth grade class at the Iroquois Elementary School has completed the D.A.R.E. Program and graduated on April 13. Shown in the picture are back row, left, Mr. McPhail, fifth…

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Piedmont students graduate from D.A.R.E.

Posted on Nov 25th, 2014

From Rapid City Journal. The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) culmination ceremony for the fifth grade students at Piedmont Valley Elementary School was held last week with 66 students…

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