Category: Safe & Bully-Free

Don’t Be Tricked…Drugs are No Treat!

Keeping kids healthy and safe is our top priority.  That’s why we encourage you to combine the drug prevention messages stressed during Red Ribbon Week with Halloween fun and safety.  Here are lists of drug prevention and Halloween safety tips for kids to keep in mind when out Trick or Treating and every day to […]

On the Rise: Prescription Drug Use Among Kids

Prescription drug use kills more children than car accidents.  Take a minute to let that sink in.  It’s a really hard thought to swallow, isn’t it?  As educators, that is why it is so important that we celebrate Red Ribbon Week – to promote a clean, drug-free lifestyle among students. The ever growing, extremely alarming […]

Guest Blog: Kathryn Everest of the Fort Worth Independent School District on Disrespect

“Disrespect: it’s not okay!” is about the most exciting thing on the planet for us right now.  This is an initiative that allows kids control and is thriving!  Kids thriving, excited about their world is the greatest reward for an educator. When adults turn kids loose to choose activities that promote respect, civility and integrity […]

Respect For All Week Idea Guide

Hold a “Walk Away From Bullies” group walk around the school campus. Have students sign the “Take a Stand Against Bullying” Pledge Banner before the walk. Reward students with a “Take A Stand, Lend A Hand” Tag With Chain to remind them of their pledge.

Remind Children to Remain Drug Free during Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon week is a week where teachers, parents and other role models teach children about the dangers of alcohol, drugs, bullying and more. Each year, the week of October 23rd through the 31st is used to enlighten and motivate children to treat themselves and one another with respect. Red Ribbon week spotlights the healthy […]

Safe & Bully-Free Schools

Bullying at school not only affects the victims, it affects all students and creates an uncomfortable learning environment. Schools must establish a strategy that protects the safety of all students and sends a clear message that bullying will not be tolerated. We would like to share some practical ideas for promoting awareness from various schools […]