Saturday November 22, 2014


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Southeast schools recognized


Two southeast Saskatchewan schools are among those that have been recognized by Students Against Drinking and Driving (SADD) Saskatchewan, as well as CAA Saskatchewan, through the SADD Red Ribbon Campaign and Provincial Impaired Driving Awareness (PIDA) Week.

The SADD chapter at the Oxbow Prairie Horizons School finished third in the SADD Red Ribbon Campaign, which ran in February. The campaign's goal is to have awareness campaigns that are targeted to elementary, high school and university-aged students.

Oxbow students invited their peers to create SADD-related pictures by using only licorice Twizzler candies.

Their efforts earned Oxbow SADD chapter $250.

Arcola School students finished third in a contest that was offered through PIDA Week in early March. SADD Saskatchewan chapters were invited to participate in an awareness contest to profile the dangers of drinking and driving, and to spotlight the work of the SADD chapters in the province.

Arcola's SADD members involved Kindergarten to Grade 12 students in a candy guessing contest using SADD-coloured candies. Chapter members also visited Grade 7 to 12 classes at random to participate in a “Give a Kiss” promotion.

This involved trivia questions about drinking and driving, and students who correctly answered the questions received chocolate candy kisses.

“We need to come to terms that we all need to make a small change, and make better and smarter choices,” said Arcola SADD chapter president Emilie Craig.

Arcola's chapter also won $250 for their promotions.




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