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Red Ribbon Week teaching students to stay drug free

This week throughout the region, certain schools are celebrating drug-free awareness. Raising awareness of the devastation and destruction caused by drugs in America.

Schools will host week-long activities for students to get involved with, in order to educate them about stay drug free.

Tuesday, students at Edahow Elementary dressed up as nerds to represent being “too smart to take drugs.” Their week long activity list will consist of drug-free theme.

Edahow is one of the schools participating in Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 26-30.

“And they’re going to actually teach them about walking away or having an excuse, or having a friend they can say no with. And having another option to do. So, instead of doing drugs, let’s go play basketball instead of doing that. So having a different option,” said 5th grade teacher, Megan Bullock.

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