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POSTED: November 6, 2007 5:00 a.m.

Midway Middle
(Ms. Bacon)
Essay, poetry and door-decorating contests
Different dress for each day (Oct. 22-26)

Jordye Bacon
(Ms. Boyd)
Theme - “I’m Drug-Free, My Dreams Mean the World to Me”
Contests: Poster, essay, door decorating
Monday: “Hooked on Books, not Drugs”
Read Accelerated Reader books and take AR tests
Tuesday: “Wild about a Drug-Free Life”
Students bring in stuffed animals (preferably wild animals)
Wednesday: “Use your Head, not Drugs”
Crazy hair or wigs
Thursday: “Sock it to Drugs”
Crazy or mismatched socks
Friday: “Red ribbon rally” 9 a.m. in gym
No uniforms - Students wear as much red as possible
BI cheerleaders
Skits
Contest winners announced

Waldo Pafford
(Ms. Mitchell)
Theme - Let’s Show Good Character by Being Drug Free!
Oct. 26 (9 a.m.)
Red Ribbon banner parade, banner for each class
Red Ribbon contests (first, second and third place prizes; entries due by Oct 24)
Grade K-1 coloring contest, picture provided
Grade 2-3 mini poster contest, must reflect theme
Grade 4-5 essay contest, must reflect theme

Frank Long
(Ms. Reynolds, guidance counselor)
Decorating school with banners
Videos available at the media center for teachers to check out and show to students
Distributing red ribbons for students to wear
Signature Poster for students to sign to promise to stay away from drugs


Joseph Martin
(Ms. Snider)
Oct. 26: Assemblies (one for K-2, another for grades 3-5)
Liberty County High cheerleaders
MACE drug task force w/helicopter and Humvee
Counselor goes into every class with lessons about drug abuse and prevention
Poster and essay contest
“Positive Promotions” workbooks ordered for teachers to complete with class

Liberty Elementary
(Ms. Slay)
Theme - Celebrate Red Ribbon Week, not just for a Week but for Life
Tuesday: “Give Drugs the Slip”
Wear bedroom slippers
Wednesday: “Put a Cap on Drugs”
Wear favorite cap
Thursday: “Pull the Shade on Drugs”
Wear sunglasses
Friday: Wear red day
Assembly on Oct 24 with police drug dog
Poster contest

Taylors Creek
(Dr. Sinrich)
Focus on drug awareness month instead of Red Ribbon Week
Giving classes for every grade level
K-2: Overview of brain and drugs
Third: Tobacco
Fourth: Alcohol
Fifth: Marijuana

Lewis Fraiser
(Ms. Wilson and Ms. Stanfield)
Dress Up Days
Tuesday: Everyone asked to wear red shirt
Red ribbons distributed, students asked to wear everyday
Wednesday: “Sock it to Drugs”
Decorated socks
Thursday: “Turn your Back on Drugs”
Students wear shirts backwards
Poster contest
Teachers with specialized lesson plans

 

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