D.A.R.E. Officer Laurie Zondlo will be in the 5th grade classrooms at the Prentice Middle School on alternating Mondays and Thursdays starting in December. Your child will be taking part in the D.A.R.E. program and will receive a D.A.R.E. t-shirt free of charge. The class voted for the design of their shirt.
The following is a brief description of the lessons which will be instructed in the classroom by Deputy Zondlo. As parents, you can help reinforce these lessons with your child by discussing at home what they have learned each week.
Introduction to D.A.R.E. - Rules, Decision Making Model
Lesson 2 Tobacco & Alcohol - Effects on Your Body
Lesson 2 1/2 Tobacco & Alcohol - Effects on Your Body (Continued)
Marijuana & Other Inhalants - Effects on Health and Your Family
5 Ways to Say No to Drug Offers - Peer Pressure
Stress & How to Deal with it Doing Positive Alternative Activities
Making Offers/Role Playing - Self Esteem
Prescription Drug Use/OTC Drugs
Bullying/Role Playing - How to Deal with the Issue at School and at Home
Internet Safety/Cyber Bullies
Role models - 4 Senior High School Role Models Speak to the Class
Essays - Each student will read their D.A.R.E. essay to the class
Phillips Middle School
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this curriculum, please feel free to contact Deputy Laurie Zondlo at the Price County Sheriff’s Department by calling 715-339-3011 or via email.