Monday, November 9, 2015

Veterans Invited to Schools on Veterans Day

All Grain Valley Schools will take time on Wednesday, November 11 to celebrate Veterans Day.

On Veterans Day we honor those who have served their country in any military capacity. The day was originally proclaimed as Armistice Day by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 to honor World War I veterans.

Our area veterans are invited to Veterans Day celebrations at any of the schools listed below.  All host schools will feature students in leadership or performance roles.  Special features are listed with the schools and start times:
  • South Middle School, 901 SW Ryan Rd, at 7:15 am. Breakfast will be served to any Veteran in our community.
  • Prairie Branch Elementary, 2100 Dillingham Rd, at 9:30 am.
  • North Middle School, 31608 NE Pink Hill Rd, at 9:45 am.
  • Matthews Elementary, 144 McQuerry Rd, at 10:30 am.
  • Stony Point Elementary, 1001 Ryan Rd, at 2:30 pm.
  • Sni-A-Bar Elementary, 701 SW Eagles Pkwy, at 2:30 pm.

Thank you, veterans, for your service to our great country!