Just Say No Poster Week 2012 Contest Winners!

1st prize (3rd-5th #2A337CD-web

Over 800 posters were submitted by elementary school students.

Posters were groups by grade (Kindergarten-2nd, and 3rd-5th) and first- and second-place winners were selected by the CAAT Board of Directors.

Here are your poster contest winners (photos on our homepage):

Kindergarten thru 2nd grade:
1st Place Tshajlij Vue, 1st grader, Mesa Elementary School
2nd Place Merari Pareds, 1st grader, Mesa Elementary School

3rd thru 5th grade:
1st Place Antonio Gomez-Mendez, 5th grader, Metz Elementary School
2nd Place Viviana Patino, 5th grader, Hodgkins Elementary School

Great work guys!

Just Say No Proclamation

On Tuesday, April 8, 2008 Just Say No Week was proclaimed in Adams County School District 50. Board members Skeet Hartmann (far right) and Mike Pascoe (far left) were in attendance to mark the occasion. The proclamation reads as follows:


JUST SAY NO – 2008

WHEREAS, Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use by our youth is one of the most serious problems facing our society today; and

WHEREAS, The Westminster Area Community Awareness Action Team works to empower youth to lead healthy, productive, drug-free lives; and

WHEREAS, The Drug Free Conference is a community based program dedicated to the well being of children and teenagers and locally coordinated by Westminster Area Community Awareness Action Team; and

WHEREAS, Resiliency of youth is promoted through Schools, City and Community Programs and Drug Free Clubs by providing opportunities to form strong relationships with positive peers and adults within community institutions, develop new life skills, and assume useful, meaningful roles in their communities.

NOW THEREFORE, Adams County School District 50 Board of Education and Dr. Roberta Selleck, Superintendent of Schools, do hereby proclaim the week of April 27, 2008 – May 3, 2008 as

Encouraging all District 50 students to participate in this effort and be reminded that drug use by youth is a serious problem which requires everyone’s attention.
Signed this 8th day of April 2008

A similar proclamation will be made in the City of Westminster on April 28, 2008. Look for the Drug Free Westminster flag flying high at City Hall. Check back for details on this future proclamation!