Thank You to all Veterans!

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For Veteran’s Day, I’m thankful for all veterans who served or currently serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. I was lucky enough to attend assemblies at two of the schools in our district today. Each was touching in its own way. At the middle school, the program included a slide show with photos of veterans related to staff and students at the school. By putting a name on each face, it gave the experience a very personal element. I think it made a connection for students to realize that their principal’s brother is currently stationed in London.

The program at the elementary school was a different type of experience. Students sang, recited poetry and handed out stars and flags. It was what happened at the end that turned it into something memorable. A veteran stood and addressed the group. It was clear by the look on Mike’s face that this was…

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