Monroe Middle School

Red Ribbon Week Promotes Healthy Choices

Schools across the district are hosting various activities in recognition of Red Ribbon Week- October 23rd-31st.

Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October in the United States. It began as a tribute to fallen DEA special agent Enrique Camerena in 1985. According to the United States DEA, Red Ribbon Week is the nations largest and longest-running drug awareness and prevention program.

Students will participate in spirit days, trivia activities, poster contests, and short lessons to bring awareness about the importance of being drug-free and making healthy choices.