Kids Get Marching Orders to Show Support for DARE
Martin, Michelle, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer
Local efforts to persuade children to say no to drugs literally will stop traffic today.
Fourth- and fifth-graders from all Barrington Unit District 220 schools will march down Main Street from Barrington High School to the village's train station at about 10:30 a.m. today in the annual Just Say No parade.
The parade will follow an anti-drug rally at Barrington High School, said Sam Parma, a Drug Abuse Resistance Education officer from South Barrington.
After lunch, all the fifth-graders will participate in the "Wheel of Wisdom," a game show-like contest that tests students' knowledge about drugs.
The Wheel of Wisdom, and a display of fire and police cars and other law enforcement equipment, will take place at Barrington Middle School-Prairie Campus.
The events were organized by Parma and DARE officers from other departments that serve District 220 schools, …
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Publication information: Article title: Kids Get Marching Orders to Show Support for DARE. Contributors: Martin, Michelle - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: May 10, 1996. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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