Red Ribbon Week 2010

West Indianola and Rochester Elementary-USD 345 School District

Red Ribbon Calendar of Events – October 19-22, 2010 Theme: “Call On Me To Be Drug Free”

Tuesday- “Team Up Against Drugs”

  • Students and teachers will wear their favorite team shirt or jersey.
  • Night Out – Families who wear red will be able to receive 25% off entire bill (Gambinos).
  • Tina Boles Cyber-bullying presentation

Wednesday- “Put a Cap on Drugs”

  • Students and teachers will wear their favorite hat.
  • Night Out – Families who wear red and say they are wearing Red in honor or Red Ribbon Week will receive a free yogurt parfait, side salad or apple dippers. (McDonalds 46th Street)

Thursday- “I Can, You Can, We Can”

  • Students and teachers are encouraged to bring can goods on this day to donate to the Topeka North Outreach Mission.
  • Team building – Rochester (a.m.) West Indianola (p.m.) – Tammy Adams ValueOptions
  • Night Out – Families who wear red will be able to receive a free small frosty/ice cream (Pad).

Friday- “Wear Red Friday”

  • Students, parents and teachers will wear red to celebrate Red Ribbon Week.
  • Students will have their face tattooed.
  • Students will sign Drug Free pledge
  • Night Out – Families who wear red w/flyer can purchase one small blizzard treat and receive one free. (Dairy Queen)

Silver Lake Elementary-USD 372 October 25-29, 2010

Also this year ValueOptions® Prevention, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Tammy Adams, taught students in Silver Lake Elementary on the prevention of substance use as well as a curriculum on being alike/different.

Activities for the week include:

  • Coloring pictures to hang throughout the community at local businesses. Some of the pictures are of a bear that states “Drugs are Unbearable” a monkey that states “Don’t Monkey with Drugs”
    • Those Silver Lake businesses collaborating with the effort are as follows:
    • Casey’s General Store
    • Kidney Insurance Agency
    • Silver Lake Library
    • Silver Lake Post Office
    • Gambino’s
    • Wehner’s Grocery Store
    • Window Design
  • Signing a certificate of accomplishment for completing Red Ribbon Week.
  • Signing a Red Ribbon banner which was posted in the elementary school.
  • Passing out snack bags with pencils, stickers, suckers, and a statement about the collaboration of Red Ribbon Week to take home to their families.