Hamilton schools to observe Red Ribbon Week

Hamilton School District students, staff and families will observe Red Ribbon Week officially slated for Oct. 23 – 31 with a variety of activities at school. Activities highlight good choices, healthy habits and the fight against drugs.Red-Ribbon_2019_Theme

 Lannon Elementary School, 7145 N. Lannon Road, Lannon

Lannon staff and students will participate in healthy activities and games with special student announcements throughout Red Ribbon Week.

Monday, Oct. 28 –

  • Students and staff are invited to wear red in recognition of Red Ribbon Week.

Marcy Elementary School, W180 N4851 Marcy Road, Menomonee Falls

“Send a Message: Stay Drug Free” is the Red Ribbon Week theme at Marcy. The school will continue the theme of “Making Healthy Choices for Our Bodies” throughout the year.

Monday, Oct. 28 –

  • Daily theme – “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind”
  • Students are invited to wear pajamas to school to encourage healthy sleep habits and bring a healthy snack.

Tuesday, Oct. 29 –

  • Daily theme – “Spread Kindness Like Confetti”
  • Students perform acts of kindness for others and hang red ribbons with messages of kindness on lockers or in the hallway.

Wednesday, Oct. 30 –

  • Daily theme – “RED-y for Life”
  • Students are invited to wear red clothing.

Thursday, Oct. 31

  • Daily theme – “Strong Together”
  • Students dress in athletic clothing or team gear to recognize exercise as a part of a healthy lifestyle.

Students will also plant red tulip bulbs in the outdoor garden areas of the school.

Woodside Elementary School, W236 N7465 Woodside Road, Sussex

Woodside will focus on a different way to be healthy on each day of Red Ribbon Week.

Monday, Oct. 28 –

  • Daily theme – “Mindful Monday”
  • Student announcers will deliver a message on the benefits of mindfulness and teachers will lead students through a guided relaxation exercise.

Tuesday, Oct. 29 –

  • Daily theme – “Tasty Snack Tuesday”
  • Parent volunteers will provide healthy snacks and student announcers will discuss the benefits of healthy food choices.

Wednesday, Oct. 30 –

  • Daily theme – “Woodside Friend Wednesday” and “Wear Red”
  • Students and staff are invited to wear red. Students are encouraged to demonstrate kind actions and use kind words. Kind actions will be written down to create a banner. Teachers will play a “Pay it Forward” video in class.

Thursday, Oct. 31 –

  • Daily theme – “Think Healthy Thursday”
  • The focus will be on having a growth mindset and being kind to yourself like you would to a friend.

Friday, Nov. 1 –

  • Daily theme – “Fitness Friday”
  • Students are encouraged to wear fitness or sports-related apparel. Student volunteers from grade 4 will create a fitness activity demonstration video to share with classes.

Silver Spring Intermediate School, N58W22350 Silver Spring Drive, Sussex

Silver Spring will support the National Red Ribbon Campaign with a RED-OUT Day.

Friday, Nov. 1 –

  • Students are encourage to wear red to show commitment to making healthy choices. Students will have the opportunity to pledge their commitment by signing their name on the white board in the school Commons.

Templeton Middle School, N59 W22490 Silver Spring Drive, Sussex

  • Templeton will make anti-drug announcements and invite students to write a message during lunch periods to their peers about why they will stay drug-free.
  • A banner will be created in the spirit of “Send a Message: Stay Drug Free” and sent to Silver Spring Intermediate School where it will be displayed in physical education classes.