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Elementary Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

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5453bfb9775f63rd Grade's Winning Door!
3rd Grade's Winning Door!

Students in grades K-6 celebrated Red Ribbon the Week of October 27th – 31st.  The National Family Partnership organized the first Nationwide Red Ribbon Campaign in 1988.   Red Ribbon Week is a nationwide celebration that promotes drug and alcohol awareness. Elementary students participated in a variety of activities and lessons that were designed to promote making positive choices and a drug free lifestyle.   The theme for the week is “FRIENDS DON’T LET FRIENDS BULLY OR DO DRUGS”.  Elementary students were given red ribbons, stickers, bookmarks, stickers, bracelets, and pencils that fit with this colorful theme that reminds students of their commitment to show good character and remain drug free.

Students attended a special “Red Ribbon Week” assembly on Thursday the 30th and participated in the 2nd Annual Red Ribbon Week Door Decorating contest.  Classrooms were asked to decorate their door in a creative, drug-free way.  The doors were then judged based on their creativity, student involvement, and drug-free theme.  This year's recipient of the Door Decorating award was presented to Mrs. Ransdell's third graders.  Congratulations to all who participated!

Themed Days from the Week were:

Monday – “Team Up Against Bullying and Drugs”

Tuesday - “I’m a “Jean”-ius, I’m Drug Free”

Wednesday – “Hats Off To Drugs”

Thursday – “Wear Red Day”

Friday – “Drugs Will Haunt You, Say “Boo” to Drugs”