Red Ribbon Week a success

More than 900 students, faculty and staff members at Queen's Lake Middle School and Bruton High School participated in Red Ribbon Week activities during the week of Oct. 24-28 in collaboration with the newly formed Prevention Team at Bacon Street Youth and Family Services.

The 9th grade class at Bruton High School participated in an assembly put on by the BSYFS Prevention Team to educate them on the dangers and statistics of alcohol and drug abuse among high school students. After, the whole high school participated in a "What's Your Spark?" activity where they wrote something they like to do in their free time that makes them happy or that they are good at on a strip of red paper. The "sparks" were linked together into a chain and put on display in their Commons area. 10th grade students at Bruton High School also learned about the dangers of drug and alcohol use and had the opportunity to share their perspectives about the challenges they face on a day to day basis.

Students at Queen's Lake Middle School also participated in the "What's your Spark?" activity during their lunch hour and their chain that was put on display in the lobby.

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