Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon Week “is an ideal way for people and communities to unite and take a visible stand against drugs,” These activities “allow students to observe the cooperation of the community toward a common goal.”
Monday, October 15th –It’s all RED!! Wear as much red as possible and meet Dir. Dr. Barrosa & Sra. Shea at the parade on Del Mar at 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 16th – Don’t Let Drugs Mix You Up! Wear Bizarre and mixed matched clothing!
Wednesday, October 17TH – Use your head-don’t do drugs! Come to school in a CRAZY hat or with CRAZY hair! (If hair coloring is used, it must be washed out for Thursday.)
Thursday, October 18TH - Let's make a drug free-world! Wear clothing from your favorite country!
Friday, October 19TH – My team is drug free! Wear your athletic uniform or your favorite team jersey to school!
All classrooms will receive Red Drug free wristbands. While wearing the wristband, visit the 2018 sponsors and enjoy the following opportunities during the entire Red Ribbon Week:
- 7-ll Stores in SC get ONE free slurpee
- Aliso ICE PALACE: Students wearing a Red Ribbon Wristband will receive one free skate rental.
- Zoomers Petting Zoo: Students Wearing a Red Ribbon Wristband will receive One Free Child’s Admission and one free train ride with the purchase of an adult admission.
- Ocean Institute: Students wearing a red ribbon wristband will receive free admission into the Ocean Institute.
- BallPark Pizza, Talega: Free scoop of ice cream
- For Full list of the 2018 Business Offers CLICK HERE
What is Red Ribbon Week?
National Red Ribbon Week is celebrated in October each year. It is a time set aside by educators, law enforcement agencies and cities to promote children, families, and every member of the community in taking a stand against the use and abuse of drugs and narcotics. The event was started in 1985 to mark the life of US Drug Enforcement Office, Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena. He was born in Mexicali, Mexico and graduated from high school in Calexico, CA. After he went to the Marine Corps for 2 years he became a Narcotics Investigator with the El Centro Police Department. He then worked 11 years with law enforcement, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), throughout California and Mexico trying to get rid of people who did not obey laws. Then a tragic event happened in 1985 when Kiki was close to solving a huge investigation. He was murdered by the drug cartel and never seen again.
Ever since this innocent man put his life on the line to protect citizens from drug problems, people from everywhere celebrate Red Ribbon week in honor of everything Kiki did for us. The wearing of red ribbons was practiced to celebrate his memory, and this is how the event got its name “Red Ribbon Week”! We wear red to promote a drug free life! Drugs continue to plaque our country as they affect both children and adults. Families and friends also suffer the when a loved one is addicted to drugs. As a student, you can do your part by sending a positive message to your peers in your school and with your families at home. Thank you Enrique Kiki Camarena!
Please help celebrate Red Ribbon Week with our fun themes. Let’s show everyone how being drug free truly is the only option in life! Make sure you wear your red ribbon each day as well as dress up for each theme.
Remember-it is your life and being drug free is a choice! Make smart choices because they last a lifetime!!!
Feliz Cumpleaños Dir. Dr. Barrosa
Treasure Chest 10/24
The Las Palmas Treasure Chest is a PTA-sponsored rewards program that supports PBIS at Las Palmas. This is where 1st through 5th grade students can purchase privilege tickets (reward tickets), small toys and enter raffles using PIPER Pride Tickets. PIPER Pride Tickets are Red, Yellow and Blue. The red tickets are distributed by supervisors, the yellow by the office and the blue by the teachers.
Treasure Chest takes place on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month (dates change sometimes due to holidays, other school events, etc.) and is held by the lunch tables during lunch.
What is PBIS at Las Palmas:
PBIS stands for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. It is a process for teaching our students appropriate behavior and providing the supports necessary to sustain that behavior. At Las Palmas, we are focused on five school-wide behavior expectations: PIPER (Preparation, Integrity, Perseverance, Empathy, and Respect). Through the PBIS framework, school staff encourage the teaching and reinforcement of these positive social expectations across all school settings and beyond.
Treasure Chest Coordinator: Heidi Huffman 949.444.3809 - Text is Great
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