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Jun 13, 2013
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Photo by Linda Grawet
Aubri Russell (center) smiles for the camera during the May 31 graduation ceremony for sixth-grade participants in the drug abuse resistance education (D.A.R.E.) program at Helen M. Knight Elementary School This year, 115 students completed the program, which is a cooperative effort between parents, teachers and the Moab City Police and Grand County Sheriff’s departments. The program was started in in Moab in 1990. Throughout the year, 15 lessons are taught in the sixth grade by uniformed officers from both law enforcement agencies. Students learn about techniques to deal with peer pressure, bullying, and the hazards of drug abuse.
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