|Project D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance
This is a cooperative effort between the East Aurora Schools and the East
Aurora Police Department. The program now operates in the second, fourth and
sixth grades with a police officer teaching students the following: building
self-esteem, managing stress, resisting peer pressure and resisting pro-drug
Officer Joseph Ferrara is East Aurora's D.A.R.E. officer.
Students also learn how to “Say No To Drugs” and why to
say “No.” Now known as D.A.R.E. America, the program continues each year to
build a D.A.R.E. community.
D.A.R.E. America site