The Ketochi

Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

Cascade+School+celebrated+Red+Ribbon+Week+from+October+22-26.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

Cascade School celebrated Red Ribbon Week from October 22-26.

Cascade School celebrated Red Ribbon Week from October 22-26.

Internet Image

Cascade School celebrated Red Ribbon Week from October 22-26.

Internet Image

Internet Image

Cascade School celebrated Red Ribbon Week from October 22-26.

Zoe Mazaira, Staff Writer

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






“I choose to be drug-free” is the embodiment of Red Ribbon Week and what schools across the nation celebrate during the last week of October.

Red Ribbon Week is an annual event put on at Cascade School by the school’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter.  The students celebrate and encourage others to be drug-free.

During the week, every day has a certain theme. Monday was wear black to ‘blackout drugs’.  Tuesday was wear crazy socks to ‘sock it to drugs’ and Wednesday was wear Cascade Badger clothing to ‘team up on drugs’. Thursday was ‘give drugs the slip’  by wearing slippers, and Friday was wear red.

“The most meaningful part of Red Ribbon week is having the opportunity to talk to kids about the dangers of drugs in a fun way,” said Cascade’s new business teacher and BPA adviser Cathy Workman.

On Wednesday, the elementary had an assembly put on by the student council.  After the assembly, the kids recited a creed and promised to stay drug-free. Then class by class they signed a poster promising to be drug-free. While the rest of the kids waited to leave, a student council member walked around and gave them each a piece of candy with the slogan “Choose candy, not drugs”.

 

 

 

 

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
About the Writer
Zoe Mazaira, Staff Writer

On April 11, 2005 in Oakhurst, California, Zoe Mazaira was born to her parents, Ricardo and Sonja Mazaira.

She moved to Montana last year and is starting...

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

    Activities

    BPA Chapter Heading to Regionals

  • Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

    Activities

    Cascade’s Delegates for The Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference

  • Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

    Activities

    Elementary Students Share Christmas Joy at Concert

  • Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

    Activities

    Junior High and High School Music Programs Present Christmas Concert

  • Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

    Activities

    Cascade FFA Shines at Annual John Deere Ag Expo

  • Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

    Activities

    JMG Students Attend LEAD Conference in Helena

  • Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

    Activities

    President Trump and Garth Brooks Highlight National FFA Experience

  • Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

    Activities

    Faith Club Participates in See You at the Pole and Bring Your Bible to School Day

  • Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

    Activities

    JH Lady Badgers Upend Highwood

  • Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message

    Activities

    FFA Attends District Leadership School and Ruby Valley Invitational

Navigate Right
The student news site of Cascade High School
Red Ribbon Week Highlights Anti-Drug Message