La Mirada~Escalona Elementary will be hosting several events for Red Ribbon Week that allow parents, students, and staff members to "give back" to the community.

Each day, the school will have a dress-up day that corresponds and encourages ways for students and others to give back.

MONDAY: On the 26th, the school we will be hosting a blood drive in coordination with PIH Health from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Also, students are encouraged to wear red and a “Just Say No” assembly will be held in cooperation with La Mirada Public Safety.

TUESDAY: Students will be wearing red, white and blue and writing letters to soldiers.

WEDNESDAY: Crazy Hair Day. Several students are either donating hair previously cut or cutting their hair in front of the school. The hair is being donated to the "Wigs for Kids" organization.

THURSDAY: Crazy Sock Day. Students are bringing in a pair of new socks to donate to a local shelter.

Contact Renee Ivy at for more information or to sign-up to donate blood.