Oct. 24, 2011: Monday
- All School Dress Theme: “Turn Your Back on Drugs” (backward or inside-out shirt day).
- Students tie red ribbons to the fences to indicate they are drug and alcohol free.
- Students in grades K-4 will hang “hand print” banners outside on the courtyard railings to indicate their pledge to make healthy choices.
- Students in grades 5-8 will turn in entries to an optional essay contest about what choices they will make in their lives that will always help to keep them alcohol, tobacco and drug free.
Oct. 25, 2011: Tuesday
• All School Dress Theme: “Hats off to good choices.” Wear hats to school.
• Students in grade 5 will “Plant a Promise to be Drug Free.” Students will plant spring bulbs in planters around the school. The bulbs will bloom in the spring as a reminder of the students’ promises.
Oct. 26: Wednesday
• All School Dress Theme: “Wear Red” day.
• Grades 7-8 Assembly, 9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m. : “Rollin’ with Oxy” in the Performing Arts Center. Student/Parent seminar featuring guest speakers Sherrie and Aaron Rubin, a local high school student who overdosed on Oxycontin and it changed his life. Parents are invited.
• Announcement of essay contest winners for grades 6 to 8.
• Students in grades 5-8 will write a pledge in writing class & display in classroom.
Oct. 27: Thursday
• All School Dress Theme: “Too Bright to Do Drugs” (wear bright clothing)
• Ribbon Exchange – Students exchange red ribbons for their backpacks as reminders to remain drug, tobacco, and alcohol free, and to make healthy choices.
All Week (Monday – Thursday)
• 2:45 – 3:15 Jamba Juice sold outside the PAC. ($2 for 8 oz.) Proceeds benefit Hope2gether, a non-profit founded by Sherrie and Aaron Rubin to educate and raise awareness about the rising abuse of prescription drugs. Please join the many families nationwide and in this community in celebrating Red Ribbon Week.