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Balmville Fifth Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E.


On Monday, May 20, Balmville Fifth Graders Graduated from the D.A.R.E. Program

The Balmville D.A.R.E. program is in partnership with the Town of Newburgh Police Department and D.A.R.E Instructor, Officer Katherine Otero.

 

Special awards were given to three essay winners: Belicia Woods, Alisa Pillitteri, Arlowe Schults as well as School Essay winner Crystal Ramos.

The three D.A.R.E Good Citizen awards were given to: Benjamin Booth, Firdes Kaba and Caitlin Bunten.

A Scholarship from the Orange County Youth Bureau to attend the Summer Junior Police Academy was given to: Anneliese Vargas.

 

Congratulations to all of the fifth graders who accepted their certificates for completing the program.

 

D.A.R.E. has taught your child: 

Acting responsibly

Being a good citizen

Being courteous & respectful

Exercising self-control

Good decision-making practices

Facts and Health effects of drugs, alcohol and tobacco

Risks and consequences

Peer pressure

Dealing with stress

Confident communication

Effective listening skills

Non-verbal communication

Identifying trusted adults to go to for advice

Bullying

Helping others

Identifying their individual support network

Obtaining help when needed

 

Special thanks were given to the following:

- Newburgh Town Board: Supervisor Gil Piaquadio, Councilman Jim Presutti, Paul Ruggiero, Scott Manley, and Councilwoman Greene.

Fifth grade teachers: Mr. Conti, Mrs. Apuzzo, Mrs. Crozzoli, and Mrs. D’Amico

Town of Newburgh Police Chief Donals Campbell, Lt., James Nenni, Lt. Robert Desaye, Lt. Peter Talarico

Orange County Youth Bureau

Balmville PTA

 


TEACHERS: Are you and your students doing something great? Please contact your Communication Strategist. We’d love to attend or post your pictures and recap to highlight the amazing accomplishments throughout our district! Grades PreK-5 Amanda McDowell (amcdowell@necsd.net) and Grades 6-12 Cassie Sklarz (csklarz@necsd.net).



Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation


Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation


Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Balmville D.A.R.E. Graduation
Date: 2019-05-20 13:25:29





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