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Radium Springs Middle School uses casket for Red Ribbon Week

A casket was used to symbolize the impact the decisions kids make can have on their life during Red Ribbon Week at Radium Springs Middle School. A casket was used to symbolize the impact the decisions kids make can have on their life during Red Ribbon Week at Radium Springs Middle School.
he red ribbons and bows are meant to be a reminder to children to remain drug free. he red ribbons and bows are meant to be a reminder to children to remain drug free.
Educators and law enforcement officers used a casket to teach middle school students about the dangers of drugs. Educators and law enforcement officers used a casket to teach middle school students about the dangers of drugs.
The casket was a visual reminder for the students that the choices they make are important. The casket was a visual reminder for the students that the choices they make are important.
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Educators and law enforcement officers used a casket to teach middle school students about the dangers of drugs.

Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul helped plan Radium Springs Middle School's Red Ribbon Week.

The casket was a visual reminder for the students that the choices they make are important. Some choices, like choosing to avoid using drugs or hanging out with people who do, can be life or death decisions.

The red ribbons and bows are meant to be a reminder to children to remain drug free.

Educators said that middle school is a critical time to teach young people the real life effects their decisions have on their life, and to encourage them to do what is right, even if it isn't popular.

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