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Red Ribbon Week, A Week to Make Choices

 

November 3, 2021



The Theme for the 2021 Red Ribbon week is “Drug Free Looks Like me.”

At the High School, Diana Keen said the student council was stepping up to run the week. They talked about Nicotine on Monday. They are learning that both regular cigarettes and e-cigarettes have Nicotine in them. According to John Hopkins Medical School, Nicotine is a highly addictive drug as harmful as heroin and cocaine. Nicotine raises your blood pressure and increases your heart rate.

Tuesday, they visited about alcohol in the teen mind, which causes damage to the brain development in teenagers. Alcohol sh...



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