Mountain Youth School celebrated "Red Ribbon Week" during October 22-26, 2012 in conjunction with Cherokee County Schools and the Coalition for a Safe and Drug-Free Cherokee County. Red Ribbon Week is a nationally recognized youth advocacy event in which students across the country declare themselves drug-free. Students throughout Cherokee County look
forward to RRW as one of the most anticipated events of the year. This year's theme was "The Best Me is Drug-Free." Mountain Youth School encourages students to have fun expressing themselves in this, so there is a series of school spirit week-type of themes for each day. To foster excitement, especially at the high school level, we awarded one $10 Walmart gift card to the student who had the best outfit each day. and at the end of the week, all
Red Ribbon Week 2012
10/22 Monday: Red Day
Put a STOP to Drugs – Wear something RED! (*No bandannas)
10/23 Tuesday: Decade Day
Thing of the Past – Wear decade clothing (20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s)
10/24 Wednesday: Wacky Day
Drugs are Whack – Wear your clothes backward, inside-out, mismatched, or crazy!
10/25 Thursday: T-shirt Day
Be the Change – Wear the T-shirt provided and add crazy accessories.
10/26 Friday: Team Day
Top of My Game – Wear your favorite college or professional sports team’s apparel, or MYS school colors.
Gift card prize awarded to best getup
each day! Grand Prize for anyone who participates every day, all week!