More than 600 fifth-graders in Lee County Schools are slated to graduate from the D.A.R.E. program this month.
Three Lee County sheriff’s deputies have been teaching the Drug Education and Resistance Education courses at six of the county’s elementary schools. This is the second year the courses have been taught.
Graduations are scheduled for:
– Guntown Middle School, 8:45 a.m., Monday, 167 students.
– Plantersville School, 10 a.m. Tuesday, 35 students.
– Verona School, 9 a.m., Wednesday, 120 students.
– Shannon Elementary School, 9 a.m., Thursday, 140 students.
– Baldwyn Middle School, 9 a.m., Friday May 17, 100 students.
– Mooreville School, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 23, 85 students.
Lee County deputies also teach classes in schools outside the county. The graduation schedule for those schools is:
– Mantachie Attendance Center, Itawamba County, 9 a.m., Thursday, 90 students.
– East Union Attendance Center, Union County, 9 a.m., Monday, May 13., 75 students.
– Wheeler High School 9 a.m., Prentiss County, Thursday, May 16., 70 students.
Tupelo and Nettleton schools have already had their graduations.