WES celebrates Red Ribbon Week

By Press Reports


Weir Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week with the theme “Too Smart to Start Drugs” Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Students & staff received red ribbons and rubber wrist bands with drug free messages to wear all week. Also, students were given pencils with drug free slogans.

Mrs. Keetha Mosley, from MS Tobacco Free, presented drug and tobacco free presentations to all grades during their library time. Mrs. Keith’s music classes danced and sang to songs from Reject All Tobacco (RAT) cd.

Mrs. Worrell emphasized having a healthy drug free body in her P.E. classes. Students and teachers dressed up in the theme for each day. On Halloween, students proclaimed “Boo to Drugs” by wearing their Halloween costumes in Pre-K – 2nd & 3rd-6th wearing all black clothing. Students dressing up all five days received a prize. Fourth grade & Pre-K had the most participants. On Friday, WES picnicked outside with bagged (corn dog, banana, trail mix and cookies) lunches that pictured these messages for each food item: Drugs Make You Corny, Don’t Monkey Around With Drugs, Don’t Get Mixed Up With Drugs & Drugs Make You Kooky.