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Visit by Wisconsin Assembly Member Warren Petryk

Visit by Wisconsin Assembly Member Warren Petryk

Recently, Wisconsin Assembly Member Warren Petryk (right) visited the D.A.R.E. class of Pierce County Sheriff’s Office (Ellsworth, WI) D.A.R.E. Officer Chad Koranda (left), where he (Petryk) participated in the class activities…

D.A.R.E Program to Return to Dunn County Schools

D.A.R.E Program to Return to Dunn County Schools

The D.A.R.E. program will return to local schools again this fall. Rebecca Merryfield, of the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, recently graduated from the D.A.R.E program put on by the South Dakota Law Enforcement Academy. She was one of 25 officers from across...
D.A.R.E. Graduation a Big Event at Northside

D.A.R.E. Graduation a Big Event at Northside

La Crosse, Wis. – (WXOW) – Students at Northside Elementary/Coulee Montessori celebrated success with their D.A.R.E. graduation. The ceremony had 82 students who completed the program. Parents, family, teachers and classmates were all on hand to share in the event....
84 Local Students Receive Their D.A.R.E. Degrees

84 Local Students Receive Their D.A.R.E. Degrees

Area 5th grade students complete the D.A.R.E. program
In honor of National D.A.R.E. day on Thursday, April 18, the La Crosse Police department honored students at Northside Elementary on Wednesday with a D.A.R.E. graduation. 5th grade students from Coulee Montesori and Northside…

Pam Tourdot Retires After Almost 25 Years as D.A.R.E. Instructor

Pam Tourdot Retires After Almost 25 Years as D.A.R.E. Instructor

I want to say that teaching D.A.R.E. is the BEST thing I did in my career. The program is amazing. I remember hearing the words in D.A.R.E. training so many years ago…. “if you change the life of just one child it is worth it” ….. I believe I did that…It has…

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...

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