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Northeast Times | December 1, 2021

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Professional Skaters, BMX Riders to Perform at Irving H.S.

Professional Skaters, BMX Riders to Perform at Irving H.S.

WHO: Five of the world’s top professional skateboarders, inline skaters and BMX riders
through the ASA High School Tour and Irving High School students

WHAT: A week-long drug prevention education and advocacy campaign, Red Ribbon Week, will culminate with a special assembly Friday. ASA High School Tour will make its next stop at Irving High. While athletes will be performing BMX stunts on a state-of-the-art half-pipe to excite students, their main purpose is to communicate a message of anti-tobacco/anti-bullying. Each show utilizes the allure of action sports and the credibility of the top pros to communicate a peer-to-peer anti-smoking or bullying prevention message. Students can win prizes, get autographs and participate in a variety of contests. In conjunction with the event, students had the opportunity to enter an essay contest on a corresponding topic. The winners will get to have an autograph-signing and lunch with the athletes.

WHEN: Friday, October 31 10:27 a.m. and 1:47 p.m. (During third and sixth periods)

WHERE: Irving High School, 900 N. O’Connor, Irving 75061