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Veterans Day 2018 in Kane County Schools
Valley Elementary School honored local Veterans in an assembly at their school. They retired a flag, and Micah Young talked to the students about his experience in Iraq. Students performed patriotic musical numbers and showed a video honoring Veterans. All of the local Veterans were invited to the assembly, where they shared which branch of the military they served.
Valley High School Student Council organized the Veterans Day assembly that began with the singing of the National Anthem. Veterans were introduced, and told students where they served. Additional facts on World War I were read, as 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
Kanab Elementary School also invited the local Veterans to their school program, where four award-winning essays were read by students, along with the traditional passing of the flag by the student body. Our local Veterans and Boy and Girl Scouts wore their uniforms throughout the day. The school choir sang the National Anthem.
Kanab Middle School held a Veterans Day assembly where they viewed patriotic videos and heard presentations from local Veterans. An outdoor flag ceremony was held where the flag was raised, students participated in the Pledge of Allegiance, and “Taps” was played, followed by a 21-gun salute by American Legion Post 69
Kanab High School read a Veterans Day tribute to the student body, and individual social studies lessons focused on the importance of Veterans and their contribution to our country.
A special thanks to our local Veterans for their service to our country, and for taking time to attend our Veterans Day activities.