Wells Elementary School
Send A Message: Stay Drug Free
Red Ribbon Week 2019-2020
Red Ribbon Moment: Teachers please discuss with students the importance of not using drugs and alcohol. Pick a topic daily on the impact of drugs and alcohol such as, health, family, careers, safety(driving), friends etc. Please assign a discussion leader each day. Be clever! Incorporate this information in your lesson plans.
Mon 10/28 – Wear your Wells School Shirt or favorite sports team. Let’s Team Up Against DRUGS Drugs Students will receive red ribbons. Remind students to wear ribbons daily for the week. The prize patrol will be out and about. (No ribbon, no prize)
Tues. 10/29 Wear Red Day. (3-5) Make a classroom poster where everyone has listed something “better to do than using Drugs & Alcohol”. Please post outside your classroom door to be entered in a drawing.
Wed. 10/30 , Wear Orange Day. Celebrate Unity Day! Our theme: Together against bullying. United for kindness, acceptance and inclusion. Post Bully Awareness tips in the hall “Be a Buddy not a bully day.” Students will write notes on how to be a buddy not a bully. Please post outside your door. Write a nice note to someone. Allow students to rewind, apologize & move forward friendly. Show Spookly the square pumpkin (k-2) see others for 3-5 at Pacer.org. for Social studies lessons. Remember 64% of bullying is not reported by the victim. Give students a way to safely communicate harm or fear. Let’s be proactive. Bullying scars can last a lifetime
Thurs. 10/31 Hats off to DRUG & ALCOHOL FREE KIDS (students wear their favorite hat or cap) Remind students to wear ribbons daily as the prize patrol will be out and about, and drawings daily. (no ribbon, no prize)
Fri. 11/01 Bears(and other stuffed animals) in red ribbons. Please bring in your favorite stuffed animal in a red ribbon. This lets everyone know, that drus and alcohol make life hard to “bear”for everyone. Do hugs not drugs. Fifth Grade Drug and Alcohol Prevention Assembly 2:10 Wilson PD. (The Boy who Swallowed the Drug Monster/ Drugs Alchol & Peer pressure dvd)
Remind and explain to students: No use of illegal drugs, No illegal use of legal drugs (alcohol, tobacco/vaping, OTC drugs)