Simpson Red Ribbon Week

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January 25-29, 2021
Be Happy, Be Brave, Be Drug Free

CONTESTS – Simpson will hold two contests to support Red Ribbon Week. We will have 3 school wide winners for each contest, with prizes for First, Second and Third place winning students for each contest from the PTSA.

Contest #1 – Decorate in Red Creativity Contest – Using any form of media create a something visually impactful to support Red Ribbon week. This includes drawing, baking, digital media, dance, etc. — We’re excited to see your works!

Contest #2 – Decorate Your Mailbox or Front Door Contest – Decorate the front door of your house or mailbox in red for Red Ribbon Week awareness. Be creative and colorful!

To Enter, please send your student project picture(s) and a description by email to ansley.daniel@cobbk12.org during Red Ribbon Week, with a final deadline Friday January 28. Winners will be announced by Tuesday February 2.

ALL students please (virtual and face-to-face) to participate in Red Ribbon Week Dress-Up Days!

Monday, January 25- Wear red day
Tuesday, January 26 – Wear a hat day
Wednesday, January 27 – Pajama day
Thursday, January 28 – Crazy hair day
Friday, January 29 – Character day – Dress-up as your favorite character from books, movies, TV, or video games.

Please share pictures of your students, or YOU, supporting Red Ribbon Week’s message on the PTSA Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SimpsonMiddlePTSA.

Have high school students that need service hours? Please see details for Red Ribbon Week PTSA posters needed and sign up today:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084FAEAB28A0FE3-simpson

Social & Emotional Health for Teens Parent Night w/ PTSA General Meeting

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January 26 @ 6-7:15 pm

via Microsoft Live Events Link (link to send 5:30 that day)

As part of Red Ribbon Week events (January 25-29), please join Dr Daniel as she introduces two amazing speakers for a candid discussion on difficult topics to help parents help their growing students during these high stress years, including prevention of drug and alcohol abuse, depression and suicide awareness, and the reality of human trafficking (surprising targets in both sexes, social media tricks and more). Q&A questions taken via Chat with discussion at the end of this enlightening event.

Featuring
Brittany Phillips with CCSD: LPC/NCC; Social Emotional Learning Specialist — Positive School Culture Support; Certified Sources of Strength Trainer
and
Susan Norris with Rescuing Hope: Founder & Executive Director since 2010; author of “Rescuing Hope”; 2020 Mercedes Benz “Greatness Lives Here” recipient

Please also join your Simpson PTSA for a short General Meeting during the first few minutes with a quick financial and executive board update

Thank you everyone for attending, staying supportive, open and #SimpsonStrong!

RSVP for National PTA’s Look Within Virtual Reflections Showcase

National PTA is proud to invite you to…

The virtual showcase will feature select artists and recognize all participating artists from the 2019-2020 Reflections year.

We’ll be celebrating on National PTA’s YouTube Channel on January 26.
The event will start a pre-show at 6:45 p.m. EST, and will officially begin at 7:00 p.m. EST.

This is an open invitation. Please share this event with your friends and family and celebrate with us!

RSVP to tell us you’ll be attending and we’ll send you an art activity and event reminder so you don’t miss a moment of the excitement.

Get inspired! View our Facebook Live from last year’s event.

Email Reflections@PTA.org with any questions.

Yearbook Challenges

Getting pictures for this year’s yearbook is going to be a little different from years past. We are asking for you to help provide some of the pictures we will be using. We will be sending different requests for pictures each week. Be sure to capture the memories of this year! Use the links below to submit your pictures.

Weekly Challenge Links:
Red Ribbon Week
Musicians
Bookworms
Share Your Spooky
Teacher Shout Out
Fitness
Fashion
Talents
Mask Fashion
Furry Classmate
First day/week of school