Red Ribbon Week activities rock! - October 17, 2006

Record Number: 2730
Displayed from: Oct 17, 2006 , until: Oct 27, 2006

Snider High School's Students Against Destructive Decisions will host Red Ribbon Drug-Free Awareness activities this week. In addition, they will hold a fund-raiser by selling Don't monkey around with drugs red bracelets for $1. The school is located at 4600 Fairlawn Pass. For information, contact Pat Christie, RN/BA, 425-7570. * * * Pleasant Center Elementary School will promote the week's activities by letting students wear different things each day: Monday- Favorite Sport Team Day Tuesday- Hat Day Wednesday- Wacky Wednesday Thursday - Pleasant Center Spirit Day (Ed Fox Fish Fry 4:30-7:30 p.m.) Friday - Pajama Day The school is located at 2323 Pleasant Center Road. Principal is Dianna Chadd, 425-7428. * * * Holland Elementary School will celebrate the drug-free message of Red Ribbon Week by holding Wacky Wednesday and Wear Red Day and giving pencils with Drug Free on them to all students. There will also be a canned food drive. The school is located at 7000 Red Haw Dr. Principal is Mike Caywood, 425-7364. * * * Harris Elementary School will hold the following activities: Monday - Team up Against Drugs (Students will wear their favorite team jersey) Tuesday - Shut the Door and Turn your Back on Drugs (Students can wear their clothes backwards or inside out) Wednesday - I can say No to Drug Use (Students can donate a canned good to World Food Day) Thursday - Count on Me to be Drug Free (Students can wear their favorite number shirt) Friday - Don't Clown Around with Drugs (Students can dress up like a clown) There will also be a clown visiting classrooms Monday - Give Drugs the Slip (Students can wear their favorite slippers) The school is located at 4501 Thorngate Dr. Principal is Renee Beaman, 425-7353. * * * Bunche Early Childhood Center and Towles Intermediate School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week with the following activities for students and staff: - Monday - Wear Red Day - Tuesday - Dress Up Day - Wednesday - Hat Day - Thursday - Wacky Hair Day/Backward Clothes Day - Friday - Wear your PJ's or Sweats Day Bunche is located at 1111 Greene St. Principal is Teresa Laurent, 425-7323. Towles is located at 420 E. Paulding Road. Principal is Tamara Lake, 467-4300. * * * Lane Middle School will have the following activities: Monday: -Tie red ribbons around light poles in the school courtyard at 3 p.m. (Student Council & NJHS) -Distribute red ribbons during home room/sign class pledge card -Lunch room give-away for a person wearing their ribbon -Drug free pledge and trivia question read over announcements every morning Throughout the week, there will be Red Ribbon Watchers in the cafeteria who will hand out prizes to students wearing their Red Ribbons. Tuesday: -Lunch room give away -Pledge -Collect red canned food for local food pantry - winning home room gets a prize Wednesday: -Lunch room giveaway -Pledge -Team Up Against Drugs Day Students and staff are encouraged to wear any sport's team jersey on that day. All who participate will receive a Team Up Against Drugs sticker to wear with their team jersey. Thursday: - Red food day - Lunch room giveaway - Pledge Friday: -Those who signed a pledge card AND wear their red ribbon will be eligible for a t-shirt drawing during lunch -Pledge The pledge is: I pledge allegiance to myself And who I want to be - Cause I can make my dreams come true If I believe in me I pledge to stay in school and learn The things I need to know To make the world a better place For kids like me to grow I pledge to keep my dreams alive And be all I can be I know I can, and that's because I pledge to stay DRUG FREE! Students will be signing the huge red ribbon in the media center throughout the week to show their commitment to being drug free. The school is located at 4901 Vance Ave. Principal is Jennifer Peckham, 467-4400.


Snider High School's Students Against Destructive Decisions will host Red Ribbon Drug-Free Awareness activities this week. In addition, they will hold a fund-raiser by selling "Don't monkey around with drugs" red bracelets for $1. The school is located at 4600 Fairlawn Pass. For information, contact Pat Christie, RN/BA, 425-7570. * * * Pleasant Center Elementary School will promote the week's activities by letting students wear different things each day: Monday- Favorite Sport Team Day Tuesday- Hat Day Wednesday- Wacky Wednesday Thursday - Pleasant Center Spirit Day (Ed Fox Fish Fry 4:30-7:30 p.m.) Friday - Pajama Day The school is located at 2323 Pleasant Center Road. Principal is Dianna Chadd, 425-7428. * * * Holland Elementary School will celebrate the drug-free message of Red Ribbon Week by holding Wacky Wednesday and Wear Red Day and giving pencils with "Drug Free" on them to all students. There will also be a canned food drive. The school is located at 7000 Red Haw Dr. Principal is Mike Caywood, 425-7364. * * * Harris Elementary School will hold the following activities: Monday - Team up Against Drugs (Students will wear their favorite team jersey) Tuesday  Shut the Door and Turn your Back on Drugs (Students can wear their clothes backwards or inside out) Wednesday - I can say "No" to Drug Use (Students can donate a canned good to World Food Day) Thursday - Count on Me to be Drug Free (Students can wear their favorite number shirt) Friday - Don't Clown Around with Drugs (Students can dress up like a clown) There will also be a clown visiting classrooms Monday - Give Drugs the Slip (Students can wear their favorite slippers) The school is located at 4501 Thorngate Dr. Principal is Renee Beaman, 425-7353. * * * Bunche Early Childhood Center and Towles Intermediate School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week with the following activities for students and staff: - Monday - Wear Red Day - Tuesday - Dress Up Day - Wednesday - Hat Day - Thursday - Wacky Hair Day/Backward Clothes Day - Friday - Wear your PJ's or Sweats Day Bunche is located at 1111 Greene St. Principal is Teresa Laurent, 425-7323. Towles is located at 420 E. Paulding Road. Principal is Tamara Lake, 467-4300. * * * Lane Middle School will have the following activities: Monday: -Tie red ribbons around light poles in the school courtyard at 3 p.m. (Student Council & NJHS) -Distribute red ribbons during home room/sign class pledge card -Lunch room give-away for a person wearing their ribbon -Drug free pledge and trivia question read over announcements every morning Throughout the week, there will be "Red Ribbon Watchers" in the cafeteria who will hand out prizes to students wearing their Red Ribbons. Tuesday: -Lunch room give away -Pledge -Collect "red" canned food for local food pantry - winning home room gets a prize Wednesday: -Lunch room giveaway -Pledge -"Team Up Against Drugs" Day Students and staff are encouraged to wear any sport's team jersey on that day. All who participate will receive a "Team Up Against Drugs" sticker to wear with their team jersey. Thursday: - Red food day - Lunch room giveaway - Pledge Friday: -Those who signed a pledge card AND wear their red ribbon will be eligible for a t-shirt drawing during lunch -Pledge The pledge is: I pledge allegiance to myself And who I want to be - Cause I can make my dreams come true If I believe in me I pledge to stay in school and learn The things I need to know To make the world a better place For kids like me to grow I pledge to keep my dreams alive And be all I can be I know I can, and that's because I pledge to stay DRUG FREE! Students will be signing the huge red ribbon in the media center throughout the week to show their commitment to being drug free. The school is located at 4901 Vance Ave. Principal is Jennifer Peckham, 467-4400.

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