Middle School Program

The middle/junior high school program is held in the fall semester. Students are shown a video that is made specifically for their age group. A high school student can then lead a discussion with the middle school students to help them understand that not everyone in high school drinks. Students are then given the opportunity to sign a pledge card to remain safe and sober.

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Step 1: Register

Register your school online on our website. The deadline to register your middle/junior high school for the 2016 fall program was September 23, 2016; however, we have extra materials and we are still accepting school registrations! You will receive a confirmation email after registering your school.

Step 2: Receive

Each registered middle school will receive a school kit in the mail in October. The program is delivered each year in time for Red Ribbon Week (October 23 - 31). This kit will contain all of the materials that you will need to successfully implement the program at your school.

At this point, you can decide what day you will plan your Safe and Sober program. While most middle/junior high schools plan their program for Red Ribbon Week, it is not required. We just ask that you plan to host your program at some point before the end of the fall semester.

Step 3: Rally

Play the video presentation in an assembly or in individual classrooms. Just be sure that ALL students watch the video. After the presentation, pass out pledge cards and give each student the opportunity to sign one. Collect all of the signed pledge cards.

Step 4: Report

Count all of the collected pledge cards. A pledge counts if it has a valid signature at least one box checked. Report your school's pledge rate on our website, or by mailing in the pledge reporting card found in the School Kit. 

Step 5: Reward

All participating middle/junior high schools that complete the program and report pledge rates will be eligible to win cash prizes!

Sign up to watch our new 2016-2017 Safe and Sober drug prevention video.

This video is designed to teach students the dangers of using illegal prescription drugs and driving under the influence of drugs.

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