Paul Butterworth, Librarian, Dover Sherborn High School

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  1. Why do you care so much about preventing drug and alcohol use among Dover-Sherborn teens?


Each and every day dozens of Dover -Sherborn teenagers come to the library to work on assignments, collaborate with peers, use a computer or just plain relax with a book, newspaper or magazine. My job is to make sure everyone feels welcome and is provided with the necessary resources to make the best of their high school career. I care about each and every one of them and will do what I can to help them get ahead. Drug and alcohol use gets in the way of that happening. I feel it’s important to do my part in preventing our students from heading down a destructive path.

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SPAN-DS seeks to prevent and decrease substance abuse in our communities, especially among youth. To that end we help build networks among parents, students, and other individuals that will:
  • Heighten awareness
  • Promote responsible behaviors
  • Encourage strong support systems


If you would like to make a donation, you may write a check payable to SPAN-DS and mail it to PO Box 40, Dover, MA 02030 or pay with your credit card via the donation link below. SPAN-DS is a 501c3 organization and donations are tax deductible in accordance with applicable laws.
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