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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 been an honor to be a D.A.R.E. instructor.
– Pam Tourdot

Deputy Pam Tourdot retired today after nearly 25 years as D.A.R.E instructor. She will receive a plaque of appreciation during the Wisconsin D.A.R.E. summer conference.

My D.A.R.E Report

I think that D.A.R.E is very important, and I enjoyed it very much. It will benefit me in the long run as I grow older. In our 10-week class period, we learned about lots of things like stress, resistance strategies, the effects of drugs and alcohol on our bodies, and…

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 respond to...

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

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

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

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

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 to...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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