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D.A.R.E. Program is Evolving

D.A.R.E. Program is Evolving

ROTHSCHILD, Wis. (WSAW) — It use to be called Drug Abuse Resistance Education but now the D.A.R.E. program in north central Wisconsin is evolving into helping students make better decisions. D.A.R.E. now stands for Define, Assess, Respond, Evaluate how to...
Local Students Win 2017 D.A.R.E. Essay Competition

Local Students Win 2017 D.A.R.E. Essay Competition

La Crosse, WI (WXOW) – Two D.A.R.E. graduates from the area have won a first and second place in D.A.R.E. Wisconsin’s essay contest. Lilly Ackerman, of Southern Bluffs Elementary in La Crosse, and Lydia Hogue, of St. Patrick’s Elementary in Onalaska, initially tied...
Maggie Engnes, 2017 D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Awardee

Maggie Engnes, 2017 D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Awardee

Wisconsin’s former Youth Advocacy Board Representative Maggie Engnes (pictured with Chad Koranda and Steve Albarado) is the 2017 D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Awardee. The scholarship recognizes academic excellence and rewards students who remain true to the goals of the D.A.R.E. program. It is awarded annually to a qualified 12th grade student to attend the university or college of their choice…

Northside Elementary Students Graduate D.A.R.E. Program

Northside Elementary Students Graduate D.A.R.E. Program

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Wednesday was a big day for a young group of students in La Crosse. Fifth graders at Northside Elementary got to take part in a D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony. A total of 51 students received their certificates after completing the training led...
Fifth Graders Commit to Living Drug and Alcohol Free

Fifth Graders Commit to Living Drug and Alcohol Free

Onalaska, WI (WXOW) – Fifth graders at St. Patrick’s Elementary School in Onalaska graduated from the D.A.R.E. program on Wednesday afternoon. D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. Students in the program pledge to live drug, alcohol, and violence free....
Commitment to D.A.R.E. Shines in Pierce County

Commitment to D.A.R.E. Shines in Pierce County

Graduating D.A.R.E. officers teach Malone Intermediate School fifth graders a lesson titled “Nonverbal communication and listening” on Thursday, Feb. 2.   Twenty-five DARE officers completed training at Prescott schools Thursday, Feb. 2 by teaching lessons...
Oshkosh administrators strive to maintain D.A.R.E. integrity

Oshkosh administrators strive to maintain D.A.R.E. integrity

Students hailing from Oshkosh elementary schools probably have a wrinkled T-shirt stuffed away somewhere that proudly proclaims their graduation from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. By completing the D.A.R.E. program, students promise to...