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Red Ribbon Week

 

RED RIBBON WEEK
"Valentine Makes Healthy Choices"

WEEK OF OCTOBER 26 - 29th
This National PTA Program focuses on drug free and healthy choices for children. Valentine's
program is designed to emphasize healthy eating and an active lifestyle for children.

Monday, October 26th - Wear Red Day & BMX Bike Show
Wear your RED today - be creative in your RED-Wear...any and all red accepted! The BMX
Athletes of "Wheels of Freestyle" will perform amazing high-flying BMX stunts and incredible
ground tricks while relaying real-life examples about the joys of achievement through action
and activity.
 
Tuesday, October 27th - Sports Team Shirt Day & Banner Pledge Day
Wear your favorite sports t-shirt or jersey (e.g. child's soccer, basketball shirt or Dodgers,
Lakers, college team, etc.) to support a healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise. The
San Marino Fire Department will be at the Valentine Playground during lunch recess to
encourage students to make a pledge for a healthy lifestyle. Those who do will be entered
into a raffle for one of many cool prizes that encourage an active lifestyle, including a Beats
by Dre Solo 2 headphones! !! 

Wednesday, October 28th - I Make Heathy Choices Day
Bring your favorite fruit or veggie in your lunch today instead of a sugary sweet to show that
you care about healthy choices. Tonight we encourage getting a good night's sleep, an
essential component to a healthy lifestyle.
 
Thursday, October 29th - Banner Pledge Day & Raffle Drawing
The San Marino Police Department will be at the Valentine Playground during lunch recess to
encourage students to make a pledge for a healthy lifestyle. Those who do will be entered
into a raffle for one of many cool prizes that encourage an active lifestyle, including a Beats
by Dre Solo 2 headphones! Names will be drawn at the end of the lunch recess. The names
of the lucky winners will be posted after school at the "heart" of the school (in front of the heart
mural).
 
Red Ribbon Week is sponsored by PTA and PfA.
For more information about PFA please visit www.partnershipforawareness.org
Questions? Contact Nancy Ko at 3kokids@gmail.com