Email List

To join our e-mail list, please enter your e-mail address. You can unsubscribe at any time.






The St. Monica 5th Grade students on Tuesday.
Courtesy Photo
The St. Monica 5th Grade students on Tuesday.

News, St. Monica, Santa Monica, Education

St. Monica 5th Graders Complete 10-Week D.A.R.E. Program

Posted Mar. 16, 2014, 7:02 am

Mirror Staff

The fifth-grade class at St. Monica Catholic Elementary School gathered in their auditorium for a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, March 11 marking the completion of a 10-week D.A.R.E. program taught by Santa Monica police officer Austin Brown.

Brown, along with fellow officers Dean Hodges and Carlos Jaen, congratulated students for completing the citywide program dedicated to “teaching students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives.”

Joining in the celebration were the children’s parents, their teacher Mrs. Wendy Hackney, and principal Dr. Neil Quinly.

Post a comment


Mar. 16, 2014, 10:36:19 am

Dare Failed said...

ABC news, PBS and Scientific American, among others, did studies of the DARE program since it's inception and discovered.... It does not work. So why are we still brain washing our kids with it???

SM Mirror TV