What are some activities you can do for Red Ribbon Week?
23 Inspiring Red Ribbon Week Ideas and Activities For Schools
- Decorate your doors. This is probably one of the most popular Red Ribbon Week ideas!
- Hold a coloring contest.
- Dress up for spirit days.
- Come up with a slogan.
- Write a song or rap.
- Take a group photo.
- Take a school-wide pledge.
- Link up to be drug-free.
What do you wear on Red Ribbon Day?
Students must wear uniform pants/skirts. “I have the power to say NO to drugs!” Students will wear superhero shirts, capes, etc. If you don’t have superhero gear, you must wear your uniform.
How do you celebrate Red Ribbon Week virtually?
- Contact your elected officials about issuing a proclamation declaring Red Ribbon Week in your community, and post the Red Ribbon proclamation on social media platforms.
- Invite elected and government officials to participate in virtual Red Ribbon Week activities via video conferencing platforms.
What is Red Ribbon Week themes?
Red Ribbon Week is celebrated October 23 – 31, 2021 and the theme is “Drug Free Looks Like Me”. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest, largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people each year.
What is this years theme for Red Ribbon Week?
Drug Free Looks Like Me™
The 2021 Red Ribbon Campaign Theme is Drug Free Looks Like Me™. According to the campaign website, the theme was created by Ohio 7th grader Marin Wurst.
Why do schools do Red Ribbon Week?
Red Ribbon Week is designed to help parents and schools deliver an effective drug prevention curriculum. Red Ribbon Week is designed to create critical mass, which is necessary to reduce destructive social norms/behaviors and promote positive social norms/behaviors.
Is Red Ribbon Week National?
RED RIBBON WEEK, which is celebrated annually October 23-31, is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness program. Since then, the Red Ribbon campaign has taken on national significance, and NFP continues to coordinate the campaign for families, schools and communities across the nation each year.
What is Red Ribbon Week story?
Red Ribbon Week was started after the death of Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, who in 1985 was brutally tortured and murdered by drug traffickers he was investigating in Mexico.
How can I celebrate Red Ribbon Week?
Work with your teachers to plan fun celebration days during Red Ribbon Week, such as Wear Red Day, Put A Cap On Drugs (Hat Day), Put A Sock On Drugs Day, Be On A Drug Free Team Day (Wear Your Favorite Team Gear), Shade Out Drugs Day (Wear Sunglasses), etc. Encourage your friends to participate.
What is national wear red day and when is it?
The first Friday in February (February 5) is National Wear Red Day. On this day in February, which is considered American Heart Month, everyone across the country dons the color red in order to raise and spread awareness in hopes to help eradicate heart disease and stroke in millions of women all over the nation.
Why do women wear red on February 7th?
That’s why women wear red on February 7th, to help raise awareness of heart disease prevention and treatment. Wearing red is an easy and fun way to help spread awareness and there are a lot of different ways you can show your support! Check out some of the ways you can show your support for heart disease awareness:
How can schools use Red Ribbon Week to fight drugs?
Use Red Ribbon Week as an opportunity to continue talking to your students about the dangers of drugs. Work with the PTSA To Plan a School-Wide Red Ribbon Rally. Tell your students to enter the Red Ribbon Photo Contest for a chance to win an iPad for the student and his/her family – and $1,000 for your school.