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Red Ribbon Week at Ames Elementary School

posted Oct 30, 2019, 9:15 AM by Christine Guerette
Red Ribbon Week Write-Up
The students at Ames celebrated Red Ribbon Week
during October 21st-October 25th. Red Ribbon Week is a
national campaign to help students learn about the
dangers of using drugs, alcohol and tobacco.
Students in grades two through five had classroom
guidance lessons, completed activities, signed a banner
pledging to be healthy and planted red tulip bulbs in the
garden out front. These tulips will blossom in the spring
and help to remind the students about staying alcohol,
drug and tobacco free.
We would like to thank Jake Gurney, our transportation
director, for coming out to Ames on Monday night and
rototilling our garden so that the ground was ready for
planting. We would also like to thank Aubuchon Hardware
for donating some of our tulip bulbs. And we want to
recognize fifth grader, Zoey Fitts, for taking our beautiful