RED RIBBON 2023 ASSEMBLY
Students are reminded that everything we do has consequences. Although we cannot control others, we do control what we think, what we say, and what we do.
The Drug Enforcement Administrator said the following:
"Fentanyl is the single deadliest drug threat our nation has ever encountered," said Drug Enforcement Administrator Ann Milgram. "Fentanyl is everywhere. From large metropolitan areas, to rural America, no community is safe from this poison. We must take every opportunity to spread the word to prevent fentanyl-related overdose death and poisonings from claiming scores of American lives every day.”
With Fentanyl pouring into our communities and schools, never in the history of the world has there been more lives at stake with one single decision. The right messaging delivered during Red Ribbon Week can literally save lives.
Students are encouraged to make the smart, healthy choice to be drug-free.
Students are reminded that..
Students learn that although they are free to make choices, they do not get to choose the consequences. Some consequences are so serious, that it is important to make good choices. Students are reminded that good choices bring good consequences, whereas, bad choices bring bad consequences.
Students are encouraged to make the following three choices:
This is our most requested message. Students are encouraged to treat each other with kindness and respect. Students are informed that everyone has a responsibility in keeping the school safe. At the heart of the message, is the Golden Rule, which simply states - treat others as you would like to be treated. Students learn that although stopping bullying may not always be easy, nevertheless, the steps are simple.
Students learn the ABC’s of Bully-Free:
Students learn that a person’s character is shaped by their thoughts, beliefs, words, and actions. Students learn that thoughts lead to actions, actions lead to habits, habits form their character—and character determines destiny!
Students are encouraged to cultivate the following positive character traits:
Students are reminded that their mind is their most powerful performance resource. Students are reminded to keep their self-talk positive, prepare their mind and body, and persevere with grit and determination to complete the test with their best efforts.
Students learn the ABCs of doing their best on the STAAR test: