D.A.R.E. graduates treated to UW game

 

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Graduates of the D.A.R.E. Program at Pine Bluffs Elementary School, and their friends and chaperones, had the opportunity to meet the University of Wyoming cheerleaders after the game on Jan. 21. Attending the game was part of their celebration for completing the course, and afterward they toured the Laramie County Juvenile Detention Center, and had a pizza party.

Twenty-six sixth-grade students from Pine Bluffs Elementary graduated from an 11-week course - D.A.R.E. - last week by attending a University of Wyoming basketball game, enjoying a pizza party, touring the Laramie County Juvenile Detention Center, taking part in an essay contest, and receiving a certificate for their accomplishment.

Pine Bluffs Police Officer Char Madden, who took over responsibility for the program at PBES, said that she really enjoyed working with the kids. The program's curriculum, Keepin' It Real, utilizes a D.A.R.E. Decision Making model, which she said has the kids wo...



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