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Winners of the Park Middle Think Purple Door Decorating Contest Announced

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Credits: Judy Joshua
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Credits: Judy Joshua
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Park Middle School Credits: John Mooney
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Credits: Judy Joshua
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Credits: Judy Joshua
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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Park Middle School’s Think Purple week ended on Friday April 7 with the winners of the Door Decorating Contest being selected. 

Each year the Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District’s Chemical Dependency Awareness Committee designates a week in the Spring as Think Purple week. All schools participate in activities to remind students of the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. At Park Middle School, Homeroom doors are decorated by students to enforce this message. A winner from each grade level is selected and receives a special breakfast at school sometime in the future. 

This year’s winners are:

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  • 5th Grade, Room 217 Stay Away From The Dark Side
  • 6th Grade, Room 119F Just Don't Do It!
  • 7th Grade, Room 307 Lil Pastry Tasty Anti-Drug Facts
  • 8th Grade, Room 212 Don't Be A Mess, Say Nope To Dope

Honorable Mention

Room 118, Good Choices/Bad Choices

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