It is Red Ribbon Week at Wayland-Cohocton Middle School. Students have been remembering to live a healthy, drug-free life through a number of activities. Thursday and Friday will be the last of the dress-up theme days.

It is Red Ribbon Week at Wayland-Cohocton Middle School. Students have been remembering to live a healthy, drug-free life through a number of activities. Thursday and Friday will be the last of the dress-up theme days. Thursday reminds kids to put a cap on drugs while they wear their favorite hats to school and Friday is maroon and gold day emphasizing the stay-in-school theme. It has been a great week of thinking about healthy lifestyles and healthy choices in in our everyday lives.

Board of Education Appreciation Week is Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 and recognizes the volunteer spirit of board members all across New York state. As a district we too thank Mr. John Sick, Mr.Phillip Trautman, Mr. Dirk Traphagen, Mrs. Suzzanne May, Mr. Rich Rizzieri, Mr. Michael Heiman and Mr. Mark Perkins for their effort in leading the school district.

Save the date for “A Hillbilly Weddin’” put on by the Wayland-Cohocton Drama Club at on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Look for additional information coming soon.

The junior class has begun it’s magazine drive, which is the primary and major fundraiser for the class in sponsoring activities that happen during its senior year. The magazine drive continues for two weeks.

The middle school band will march in the Halloween parade on Saturday, Oct. 27. The parade begins at 1 p.m. at the St. Joseph’s parking lot. Donuts and cider will be served in the Five Star Bank parking lot. If there is bad weather the event will be moved to the Wayland American Legion on Main Street. (Trick-or-treating in the town of Wayland will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.)

The first Kids’ Night Out event is slated for Saturday, Oct. 27, 4-8 p.m. for students in second through sixth grades. Sign-in begins at 3:45 p.m. Students must be signed in and out by an adult. It is $6 for students to participate with movies and activities, the pool etc. Snacks and beverages are available for an additional price.