Fifth graders at Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion School graduated March 23 from the D.A.R.E. program. Superintendent Carlton Jenkins, New Hope Police Chief Tim Fournier, Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion School Principal Elaine Mehdizadeh and New Hope Mayor Kathi Hemken spoke at the ceremony after a musical performance by the graduates. Students sang a song about the importance of responsibility under the direction of music teacher Mari Scott.
Fifth-grade D.A.R.E. graduate Mustafa Hassan read his essay about what aspects of the education program he plans to implement in his life as he prepares for the move from elementary school to middle school.
Mayor Kathi Hemken congratulates Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion School fifth graders during the D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony March 23.
New Hope D.A.R.E. Officer Nichole Korth hands the microphone to fifth-grade student Evelyn Erickson as she prepares to read her essay about what she learned throughout the 10-week program.
From SUN Post