Red Ribbon Week 2017

Dear Parents,                                                                                                             

            The Sharon School will be participating in a school-wide program called Red Ribbon Week.  Red Ribbon Week has been observed in school communities across the United States for many years. 

           This program gives students an opportunity to become aware of the dangers of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.  Throughout the week of October 23 through October 27, positive messages will be shared in the form of small gifts, as well as school-wide theme days.  For your planning purposes, below are the scheduled theme days.

Monday, October 23rd –  “Team Up Against Drugs”  - Wear a team shirt/clothing (Professional, college, high school, recreation, etc.)

 Tuesday, October 24th   – “Stay Healthy, Be Drug Free.  Reach Out and Help Your Community.”   Please look at the grade level recommendations below.  Donations will be given to a local food pantry.  (1 item per student.)  Please check expiration dates.

Pre-K –  Boxed Stuffing, Corn Bread Mix

Kindergarten – Instant Potatoes, Rice or Pasta Side Dishes (boxed)

1st grade – Boxes of Cereal, Boxed Snacks (Granola Bars, Fruit Snacks, etc)

2nd grade – Chef Boyardee, Strawberry or Grape Jelly(plastic only!), Peanut        Butter

3rd grade – Canned Tuna Fish/Chicken Salad, Canned Fruit, Coffee, Tea Bags

4th grade – Canned Vegetables, Juice Boxes, Canned Soup

 Wednesday, October 25th“Sock It To Drugs” - Wear silly socks.

 Thursday, October 26th   – “Don’t Get Tied Up On Drugs”.   Wear neckties, hair ties, tied dye shirts or just tie your shoes.

 Friday, October 27th  - “Red Day” – Wear red clothing.

 Please ask your child about the theme of each day to discuss what they have learned. 


 If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at the numbers below.

Thank you,


Kim White and Diane Mitchell