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October 23, 2014 by Miss Orozco

Annually children, adults, and communities join together to continue the fight and commitments to live a drug-free life. St. Malachy has also joined the fight and is committed to live a healthy life.

Red Ribbon Week began in 1988 in honor of (DEA) Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Enrique Camarena, who was kidnapped and killed in Mexico in February 1985 for uncovering a multi-billion drug scam.  The country has been committed for 26 years , we too must continue supporting his fight and the cause he gave his life by wearing red ribbon sending the message: Live drug-free!

National Red Ribbon Week is the last week of October which is celebrated with different themes to assure understanding all across grade levels.

Red Ribbon Themes:

     Monday ,Oct. 27- Drugs are “Old Schoo”- 50’s sytle

     Tuesday, Oct. 28 – Friends Don’t Let Friends Bully or do Drugs – Twin Day

     Wednesday, Oct 29- Get Your Pink On – wear Pink (Honor of Breast Cancer)

     Thursday, Oct 30- “Team Up” Against Drugs and put “A Cap on Bullies”-Jersey, T-shirt and cap Day



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