All Tied Up



Super heroes, crazy socks, sports teams, ties, and your future college. All of that happened during Red Ribbon Week. On Monday 27, 2014, everyone at Garner Middle School had the chance to wear their favorite super hero shirt, so we can “power out drugs”. On Tuesday 28, the Yearlings wore crazy socks to “sock it to drugs”, and Wednesday 29, we wore our favorite team shirts to team up against drugs. On Thursday 30, we had the chance to become classy and wear bow ties to tie up drugs. On Friday 31, we showed where we want to go to college and wear a college shirt, we know we are too smart for drugs. The reason we celebrate Red Ribbon Week is because people need to stand up against drugs, and say no to drugs.

Lexi Rodnite (7) comments, I’ve worn a super hero t-shirt, crazy socks, a tie, and I’m going to wear a Texas Lutheran University college shirt to support red ribbon week.” It’s great that so many people are standing up against drugs and wearing ties, socks, and different shirts on the chosen days. Red Ribbon Week is from Monday 27 – Friday 31, and there is a presentation about saying no to drugs. At the presentation they taught you how to say no to drugs through a video.

Rene Jackson (6) said no to drugs completely and is willing to stand up to anyone who is doing them. He wore something every day, a superman shirt on Monday, mismatch socks on Tuesday, a Spurs shirt on Wednesday, a tie on Thursday, and a UT shirt on Friday. If any of his friends are doing drugs he would simply say, “Don’t do that, you are only hurting your body.” Many people still do drugs, but we are the generation with the voice. We can stand up to drugs and power them out.


Here is everyone in Mrs. Markey’s class that was wearing a tie.


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Jessica, also known as Jess, loves spending time outside, and sleeping; she loves archery, fishing, target practice, country music, and so much more. She is an amazing writer, not that she brags or anything, and this is her second year with the Garner Gazette. Jessica also plays the flute like an angel, and scares away children with her "wonderful" singing. And now you know Jessica.


  1. I really liked how you took a picture of 6th graders wearing ties, it looks good. I wore everything for red ribbon week.

  2. I’m kinda sad that i didn’t get too where a tie on tie day,but i hope that i can next year.By- Lui the Kid

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