The Anti-Drug Forum held their annual Placard demonstration on Friday 14 August 2015. The event was a huge success with over 60 schools participating from Chatsworth and surrounding Areas. Various schools stood outside their school gates, on the main roads near their schools and even on the Higginson Highway between 7:30 and 8:00am that morning in order to promote Anti-Substance abuse messages.
Sam Pillay director of the Anti-Drug Forum Said: “It was so good to see thousands of placards in different places on the same day. The family involvement in many placards that were presented by the learners was heart-warming to see. It was especially exciting to see the Grade R and Grade 1 learners screaming “don’t do drugs!”. The objective of creating conversation about substance abuse in the home was achieved. We have to get to the learners before the drug dealers do!”
The schools that took part this year so far are; Evergreen Primary, Coedmore Primary, Depot Road Primary, Ocean View Primary, Truro Prevocational School, Merry Hill Primary, Lotus Primary, Westcliff Secondary, Summit Primary, Glenview Primary, Glenover Secondary, Newhaven Secondary, Silverglen Primary, Sunbeam Primary, Belvedere primary, Risecliff Secondary, Crescentridge Primary, Crestview Primary, Rose Heights Primary, Sunnyvale Primary, Witteklip Secondary, Beacon Ridge Primary, Seven Hills Primary, Brindhaven Secondary, Meadowlands Secondary, Montarena Secondary, A.Y.S Primary, Welbedene Secondary, Montford Primary, Asoka Secondary, Moorton Heights Primary, Dawn Ridge Primary, Moorlands Primary, Crossmead Primary, Elora Primary, Crossmoor Secondary, Highlands Primary, Brooklyn Heights Primary, Parklands Primary, Wingen Heights Secondary, Simla Primary, Padavatan Primary, Falcon Park Primary, Alencon Primary, Apollo Secondary, Dumisani Makhaya and Willow Park Primary and Marianhill Primary!
Thank you to all the schools who have participated, we are still awaiting stats and photographs from those schools who haven’t already sent theirs in. Our hearty congratulations to all the schools who showed their passion, enthusiasm and creativity in their demonstrations! We look forward to many more years in striving towards a drug free community with you!
To those schools who would like to send their information and pictures through, you can do so on firstname.lastname@example.org. The pictures will be posted on our website and on our social media pages!
The ADF Team,