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Red Ribbon Week

RED RIBBON WEEK
Valentine Superheroes Make Smart Choices

 
Monday, October 23
Valentine Superheroes are always RED-y to make healthy choices!
To kick off Red Ribbon Week, wear as much RED as possible! RED has been chosen as the symbolic color of a healthy lifestyle. Students are encouraged to wear RED to show they have taken the pledge to be a HEALTHY SUPERHERO which includes a lifestyle of regular exercise and nutritional food choices.
 
Tuesday, October 24
Rope Warrior Assembly
The Rope Warrior will take our school on an action packed, fun-filled health and fitness journey with his Ropenastics™ program! Ropenastics™ is an exciting program that incorporates rope jumping, rhythmic gymnastics, dance, martial arts and aerobics into a fun, creative and beneficial cardiovascular activity. The Ropenastics™ program stresses the themes of teamwork, overcoming the fear of failure, and putting creativity and fun into fitness.
 
Wednesday, October 25
Pledge to be healthy at Valentine Superhero Healthy Headquarters!
Please bring your completed Family Pledge to the Red Ribbon Week table on the blacktop during lunch recess. Turn in your pledge for a SUPERHERO sticker, which you can sign and post on the Valentine Superhero Healthy Headquarters banner. Posting a sticker shows you have made a pledge to make healthier choices. All participants will receive a prize!
 
Thursday, October 26
Sock-It-To-Soda and Juice
Sock-It-To-Soda and juice today! Wear your wildest socks and choose healthier beverages for your SUPERHERO body. Replace that soda or sugary juice in your lunch today with water!
 
Friday, October 27
Show your Superhero School Spirit!
Wear your Valentine T-shirt to show your school spirit! Bring your favorite fruit or veggie in your lunchbox today instead of a sugary snack to show you are making healthy food choices.
 
Red Ribbon Week is sponsored by PTA and Partnership for Awareness (PfA)
For more information about PfA please visit www.partnershipforawareness.org 
Questions? Please contact Amanda Tracey at amandabtracey@gmail.com