Hamilton schools to observe Red Ribbon Week

Hamilton School District students, staff and families will observe Red Ribbon Week Oct. 22 – 26 with a variety of activities at school. Activities highlight good choices, healthy habits and the fight against drugs.

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Lannon Elementary School, 7145 N. Lannon Road, Lannon
Lannon staff and students will participate in healthy activities and games throughout Red Ribbon Week.

Tuesday, Oct. 23 –

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

Maple Avenue Elementary School, W240 N6059 Maple Avenue, Sussex
Maple Avenue encourages all students to participate in “Be on the Healthy Track” during Red Ribbon Week with the following themes and activities.

Monday, Oct. 22 –

  • Daily theme – “Healthy kids show respect to themselves and others!”
  • Students are invited to wear red.

Tuesday, Oct. 23 –

  • Daily theme – “Healthy kids work hard for a bright future!”
  • Students are invited to wear neon colors.

Wednesday, Oct. 24 –

  • Daily theme – “Healthy kids get lots of exercise!”
  • Students are invited to wear their favorite sporting, activity or team clothing.

Thursday, Oct. 25 –

  • Daily theme – “Healthy kids get lots of sleep!”
  • Students are invited to wear pajamas.

Friday, Oct. 26 –

  • Daily theme – “Healthy kids are true to themselves and show their own style!”
  • Students are invited to wear wacky socks, mismatch outfit or crazy hair.

Marcy Elementary School, W180 N4851 Marcy Road, Menomonee Falls
“Life is your journey, travel drug free!” is the Red Ribbon Week theme at Marcy. Making healthy choices for our bodies is a theme that continues throughout the year.

Tuesday, Oct. 23 –

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

Wednesday, Oct. 24 –

  • 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.

Thursday, Oct. 25 –

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

Friday, Oct. 26

  • Daily theme – “Strong Together”
  • Students dress in Marcy spirit wear or Marcy colors of blue and yellow.

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. 22 –

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

Tuesday, Oct. 23 –

  • Daily theme – “Tasty Snack Tuesday”
  • Students are encouraged to bring a healthy snack and will discuss the benefits of healthy eating habits.

Wednesday, Oct. 24 –

  • Daily theme – “Woodside Friend Wednesday” and “Wear Red”
  • Students and staff are invited to wear red. Students are encouraged to demonstrate friendship skills and good manners. There will be a discussion about how friendships are part of a healthy support system.

Thursday, Oct. 25 –

  • Daily theme – “Think Healthy Thursday”
  • The focus will be on positive thinking and having a growth mindset in order to achieve goals. Students will receive a Red Ribbon pencil with the message “Woodside: Healthy Together.”

Friday, Oct. 26 –

  •  Students and staff are encouraged to wear fitness or sports-related apparel. Student announcers will deliver a message about the benefits of being active. Teachers will conduct a movement activity with students.

Templeton Middle School, N59 W22490 Silver Spring Drive, Sussex
Templeton Middle School’s Red Ribbon Week theme is “Life is your journey – travel drug free.”

Monday, Oct. 22

  • Students will view a video announcement created by TMS Student Council which features a skit performed by students to highlight the “Life is your journey – travel drug free” theme.

A banner with the theme will hang outside the cafeteria. Students are encouraged to write down a future goal, bucket list item or destination they would like to accomplish that could not be achieved if they used drugs. The banner will remain up for Red Ribbon Week.