That day was particularly important to all schools in the state. Every principal at expected 100 percent attendance. All students at A-T Elementary showed up that day and as a result, were treated to lots of pizza, a cold drink and a World Series softball game.
The fourth, fifth and sixth grade classes have been practicing their batting and catching skills for the event.
On Monday, every student was given a red ribbon to wear for the week. Each student who participated in the daily events became eligible for the Friday drawing for five $15 gift cards to WalMart.
On Tuesday the kids wore their favorite caps to “Put a Cap on Drugs.”
There were cans of food everywhere on Wednesday to underline the theme that “We CAN beat drugs.”
On Thursday the children submitted their thematic posters for judging. They also got another ticket for a chance for the drawing.
On Friday morning each student wearing a college spirit shirt or their A-T spirit shirt were given another ticket for the drawing. The theme for the final day was “I am too smart for drugs”.