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Sidney Fifth-Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E.

Sidney Fifth-Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E.

For nearly 30 years, the Sidney Central School District has participated in the D.A.R.E. Program. This past Tuesday, the school maintained that tradition and held its annual graduation ceremony for the fifth-grade class.

D.A.R.E. Program Returns to Saranac Lake

D.A.R.E. Program Returns to Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE – After an eight-year hiatus, Saranac Lake School District has brought back the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. The D.A.R.E. program has been revised using a new “keepin’ it REAL” curriculum. Students are assigned to write an essay expressing their thoughts and ideas about what they learned during the D.A.R.E. program.

Police Department Announces D.A.R.E. Graduations

Police Department Announces D.A.R.E. Graduations

The Orchard Park Police Department along with the Orchard Park School District recently announced the D.A.R.E. graduation dates for fifth-grade classes from Ellicott Elementary School and St. John Vianney School. The students being recognized have completed a 15-week curriculum.

Teaching Kids to Make Safe, Responsible Decisions

Teaching Kids to Make Safe, Responsible Decisions

Students in a fifth-grade class at Herkimer Elementary School were given a scenario Thursday where a girl who smokes was going to a party. Some of the students offered solutions about what they would do. One said to not go. Another said to go, but if the friend started smoking to say you had to go home. Another said to just walk away.

‘Awesome Role-Model’ OPD Officer Honored At Kingsford’s Citizenship Awards

‘Awesome Role-Model’ OPD Officer Honored At Kingsford’s Citizenship Awards

Students at Kingsford Park Elementary School honored Oswego Police Officer Thomas Grover at the school’s recent Citizenship Awards. Grover, who teaches the D.A.R.E. curriculum in the Oswego City School District, was recognized by students and teachers as an “awesome role-model” always ready with a “warm friendly smile.”

Balling Heads D.A.R.E Program in City of Tonawanda

Balling Heads D.A.R.E Program in City of Tonawanda

Pictured are City of Tonawanda Police Chief William Strassburg, Exalted Ruler for the Elk’s Lodge James Sutton, and Officer Jason Balling. TONAWANDA – In support of the recently re-launched D.A.R.E. Program at City of Tonawanda schools, the Elk’s Lodge #860 has...