Screen_Shot_2013-11-27_at_8.29.36_PMChampions Week, formerly known as Red Ribbon Week, is currently being celebrated by the faculty and students of Muffles High School. Today activities continued with a uniform parade through the principal streets of town. The week is designated to create awareness and provide positive reinforcements through educational lectures and stimulating activities. Our news team caught up with some of the students to hear their views on the week’s agenda, which as evidence shows, has impacted the entire student population. Here’s what they told us.


Maria Novelo – Reporter

 

“What does champion means to you?”


Student


“It is an honor being a Champion and I really enjoyed the activities that we are having here today.”


Maria Novelo – Reporter


“What have you learnt throughout the week?”


Student


“I learnt that we are all champions and we need to be proud of ourselves because you are a good person and you are a champion.”


Maria Novelo – Reporter


“What does champion means to you?”


Student


“To be a Champion it simple means overcoming your obstacle, whatever difficulties you have in live can be overcome an finding the strength and determination do, you know overcome them really means a lot and that makes you a champion in every way and in every aspect."


Maria Novelo – Reporter


“How do you motive other to be drug free?”


Student


“Well, I mean I have seen many people and I have seen the consequences that drugs have so I just have it on my friends do want to end up like that, you have so much potential why waste your live, you are beautiful, you are incredible you have no reason to waste your life.”


Student


“It means a lot to me because what the school does is that it makes me realize more what I can do and what are my potentials.”


Maria Novelo – Reporter


“How do you motive other youths in the community to be drug free?”


Student


“Well, if we realize that drugs don’t’ do anything really good, they actual keep us from our studies and without our studies we cannot do nothing so study hard and you will have a successful future.”


Maria Novelo – Reporter


“What is the meaning behind your sign?"


Student


“It tells us that everybody is a champion in their own way and even they can do their best but they try to do everything and then they are champions.”


Teacher


“As you can see it is a lot of fun for the kids and this is the first time we are celebrating something like this but we are planning to celebrate something like this every year so that the students can have like a positive mind set.”

 

Maria Novelo – Reporter


“It is concentrated on what, being a better person, drug free awareness what is it?"


Teacher


“Everything, being drug free, being a better person, his mind set of trying to be the better person of whom they can be, we are trying to instill that into them.”


Maria Novelo – Reporter


“Is this a project just within the school or are you guys extending an arm to perhaps community kids?”


Teacher


“It is just within the school we are bringing in positive role models from all the country to speak to our kids and to enlighten them to help them to focus on positive things instead of focusing on drugs.”


Champions Week encourages moral values, life skills and positive attitudes within the student body and faculty.

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