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Red Ribbon Week

ARC Red Ribbon Week

ARC students, faculty and staff celebrate Red Ribbon Week. This year, our Red Ribbon Week will run from October 28 to November 1st. 

RED RIBBON WEEK is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness program. Red Ribbon Week started after the death of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, whose life was taken in 1985 while investigating drug traffickers. In honor of “Kiki,” people started wearing red ribbons to remember Kiki’s stand against drugs. Today, millions of people celebrate Red Ribbon Week by wearing red ribbons, by participating in community service projects and pledging to live drug-free lives.

This week we celebrate Red Ribbon Week with special dress up days as we say “NO” and take a stand against drugs; we send a message about how much we value ourselves, our health, our community and our future.

​Monday, 10/28/19
Send a message that you can “Team-Up to say NO to Drugs” - ​Match your outfit with other ARC Explorers

Twin Day

Twin Day

Twin Day

Twin Day

Twin Day


Tuesday, 10/29/19
“Send a message that you are a Hero and have the power to say NO to Drugs and Bullying”  Wear your Super-Hero ​T-SHIRT​ with uniform pants. - ​NO COSTUMES
Wednesday, 10/30/19
Say “Peace Out” to Drugs - ​Wear your tie-dye shirt with uniform pants. 
Thursday, 10/31/19
“Say BOO to Bullying and Drugs” - ​Wear your appropriate Halloween Costume - NO masks, NO painted faces, NO props (wands, swords, etc.), NO Scary Costumes
Friday, 11/1/19
Send a message that you will: “Follow your Dreams, and never do Drugs”  Wear appropriate pajamas (no slippers, must wear school shoes or tennis shoes)