information for the community

NEISD celebrates Veterans Day

NEISD staff and students will come together to honor veterans. District staff at the Richard A. Middleton Education Center took part in a Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m., led by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian G. Gottardy. The ceremony included musical performances by the MacArthur High School choir, as well as support from their JROTC program. Johnson High School trumpeters ended the ceremony with the playing of TAPS.

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Campuses across the district will also hold various activities, spanning from ceremonies to school assemblies to special video announcements, to commemorate Veterans Day 2012. (Click to jump to a school: Bush, Churchill, Cibolo Green, Clear Spring, Colonial Hills, East Terrell Hills, El Dorado, Driscoll, Garner, Hardy Oak, Harmony Hills, Hidden Forest, Johnson, Krueger, Larkspur, Lee, Longs Creek, Lopez, MacArthur, Madison, Northern Hills, Northwood, Oak Grove, Roan Forest, Roosevelt, Royal Ridge, Stone Oak, Tejeda, White, Wilderness Oak, Wilshire, Windcrest and Wood)

Bush holds school-wide ceremony for Veterans Day 2012

Bush holds school-wide ceremony for Veterans Day 2012Date: Nov. 9
Time: Varies
Location: Bush MS, Gym

The Bush MS Fine Arts department presented three Veterans' Day celebrations, one for each grade level and guests, on Friday, Nov. 9. Guests included veterans, parents, and the Indian Hill retirement community near the school.

The guest speaker was Sergeant Major Ehrenfried "Vip" Wagner (shown at right), United States Army Retired. The performances were given by the school's choir, orchestra, band, as well as a speech by Bush debate student.

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Churchill JROTC celebrate Veterans Day across district

Date: Nov. 9 - 16
Time: Varies
Location: Bush MS, Gym, 1500 Evans Rd.

Churchill JROTC celebrate Veterans DayOn November 9, the Cadets of Churchill High School’s JROTC Charger Battalion will proudly participate in a morning Flag raising ceremony in honor of our nation’s veterans.

"It is a privilege to thank all Veterans, past and present, for their selfless and dedicated service to our Nation and its liberties," said 1SG William Parr, JROTC instructor. "Charger cadets proudly supported Veteran’s day activities at Larkspur Elementary, Bradley Middle School, Huebner Elementary, and at Winston Churchill High School."

In addition to activities at the school, Churchill JROTC Cadets will support the following special events throughout the community:

  • Color Guard presentation for Hidden Forest, 8 a.m., Friday, November 9
  • Exhibition Drill, Black Watch and Queens Guard performances for Bradley, 1 p.m., Friday, November 9
  • Color Guard presentation for Larkspur, 8 a.m., Monday, November 12
  • Color Guard presentation for Huebner, 8 a.m., Monday, November 12
  • Color Guard and Black Watch presentation for Cornerstone Church, 11 a.m., Monday, November 12
  • Flag Raising Ceremony for Whataburger (Blanco Road Location) Grand Opening, 9:30 a.m., Friday, November 16

For more information, please contact Richard Gonzales at (210) 356-0089.

 

Cibolo Green honors veterans

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 8 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: Cibolo Green ES, 24315 Bulverde Green

Cibolo Green Elementary School presented a school-wide virtual assembly with their very own school nurse, Retired Lt. Colonel Bernadette Fink. Cibolo Green students performed songs, including "A Grateful Nation." They would like to honor and thank those who have served our country!

For more information, please contact Lisa Jimenez at (210) 407-1221.

 

Clear Spring honors veterans

Clear Spring Elementary School honored veterans from the school community on Monday, November 12. More than 20 veterans, all related to Clear Spring students, were recognized during an assembly at the school. The Clear Spring choir serenaded the veterans and they were also presented an appreciation banner that had been signed by all Clear Spring students.

Clear Spring salutes the brave men and women who have proudly served in the U.S. military.

Clear Spring honors veterans

 

Colonial Hills celebrates Veterans Day

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 1:45 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Colonial Hills ES, Outside by gym, 2627 Kerrybrook Ct.

Colonial Hills celebrates Veterans DayColonial Hills Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day on Friday, November 9. Guest speakers from Fort Sam Houston joined Colonial Hills staff to address the campus. Music was provided by the Jackson Middle School Band and the Colonial Hills Choir.

Students were also collecting donations for the Soldiers' Angels Organization ("May No Soldier Go Unloved"). At the close of their ceremony, they presented their donation to to a representative of Soldier's Angels.

For more information, please contact the school at (210) 407-2400.

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East Terrell Hills hosts Veterans Day Celebration

East Terrell Hills honors veterans

Jade Martinez, kindergartener, holds a poppy flower that she will later give to a local veteran as a sign of gratitude for his service.

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 8 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: East Terrell Hills ES, Blacktop, 4415 Bloomdale

Partners from the 264th Medical Battalion at Fort Sam Houston participated in East Terrell Hills Elementary School's annual Veterans Day Ceremony. They had a special recognition for all Vietnam Veterans. Family and community members who are Veterans were invited to join the school.

 

 

For more information, please contact Gabriela Mendoza at (210) 407-2835.

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El Dorado hosts annual Veterans Day Celebration

Date: Nov. 12
Time: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Location: El Dorado ES, Gym, 12634 El Sendero

El Dorado Elementary School invited the community to their annual Veterans Day Celebration on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. in the school's gymnasium. The celebration featured performances by the school's Musical Mustangs, Second Grader Liliana Gonzalez, Safety Patrols, Student Council, the Roosevelt Varsity Dance Team, and local Veterans who have served our country.

For more information, please contact the school at (210) 407-3000.

 

Driscoll shows their appreciations for their veterans

Driscoll Middle School conducted their annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12. The school band, orchestra, and choir each performed. The campus heard from a guest speaker who shared experiences in the military. All veterans and Driscoll parents were invited to join Driscoll students and staff for this special campus event.

Driscoll shows their appreciations for their veterans

Driscoll Principal Debra Aceves-Torres (right) with TSgt Adam Mattson of the US Air Force, guest speaker for the school's ceremony.

 

Garner holds Veterans Day Assembly

Date: Nov. 12
Time: 8:25 - 10:50 a.m.
Location: Garner MS, Auditorium, 4302 Harry Wurzbach

Garner Middle School's orchestra, choir, and theater arts students, along with the Roosevelt High School JROTC Color Guard honored veterans in three assemblies on Monday, November 12. Additionally, the Garner National Junior Honor Society displayed flags along Harry Wurzbach beginning at 7:30 a.m.

For more information, please contact the school at (210) 356-3821.

 

Hardy Oak pays tribute to veterans

Date: Nov. 12
Time: 8 - 9 a.m.
Location: Hardy Oak ES, Cafeteria, 22900 Hardy Oak Blvd.

Hardy Oak Elementary paid tribute to Veterans Day by holding a school-wide assembly to honor veterans on Nov. 12 at 8 a.m. The Hardy Oak fourth graders sung music pieces during the assembly and each veteran guest was introduced and said who they are related to at the school. Faculty and staff members wore red, white, and blue in honor of this day.

For more information, contact the school at (210) 407-3600.

 

Harmony Hills celebrates veterans with mariachi serenade

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 9 - 10 a.m.
Location: Harmony Hills ES, Gym, 10727 Memory Lane

Sebastien De La Cruz, El Charro De Oro Mariachi singer and America's Got Talent contestant superstar, performed for Harmony Hills Elementary School's Veterans Day Celebration on Friday, Nov. 9.

Sebastien, 10 years old, has proven to be the best vocalist in the U.S for 3 consecutive years and has opened for the world renowned Mexico City based Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan. Michelle Quintero, music teacher at Harmony Hills and a top mariachi vocal coach in San Antonio, has been Sebastien's vocal coach for many years.

For more information, contact the school at (210) 407-3800.

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Hidden Forest students recognize veterans from their community

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 8 - 10 a.m.
Location: Hidden Forest, Blacktop, 802 Silver Spruce

Hidden Forest Elementary School students celebrated the men and women who have bravely served our country with a special program on Friday, Nov. 9 at 8 a.m. The program included student speakers, songs and a guest speaker to help commemorate this special day. All veterans were invited to join the students and be recognized.

For more information, contact Ashley Preston at (210) 407-4000.

 

Johnson holds annual "remember the Vet" parade

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 8 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: Johnson HS, Track (in auditorium if inclement weather), 23203 Bulverde

Veterans Day is an opportunity to publicly commemorate the contributions of living veterans. The Claudia Taylor “Lady Bird” Johnson High School Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (AJROTC) invited the community to join them in recognizing Veterans Day, on Friday, 9 November with their fifth annual “Remember the Vet” parade. The ceremony was held on the Johnson’s track and football area beginning at 8 a.m.

The ceremony was directed by the cadets and included a history of why we recognize Veterans Day. Additionally, a distinguished Veteran guest speaker presented appropriate remarks. The parade included the cadets of the “Exemplify Success – Nothing Less" battalion, and various school spirit groups. The cadets provided “Buddy Poppies” for all veterans in the audience and made them available to others who want to show their support for our veterans.

The community was invited to attend and show their support for those who have guaranteed our freedoms and the American way of life.

For more information, please contact LTC (R) Alan Maitland at (210) 356-0567.

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Krueger honors their veterans

Krueger Middle School’s orchestra, band and choir honored their veterans at assemblies on Wednesday, November 14, 2012.

"Thank you to all Veterans for serving our country and by doing so allowing us to enjoy the freedoms associated with living in this beautiful country," said Victoria Watson, band director.

 

Larkspur holds Veterans Day Celebration

Larkspur holds Veterans Day CelebrationLarkspur students, faculty and staff honored our nation's veterans with an assembly on Monday, Nov. 12. Churchill High School JROTC participated in the Flag raising ceremony and Larkspur's All-Star Choir performed patriotic songs. After the assembly, veteran guests were further honored with a reception in the school library.

 

 

Larkspur holds Veterans Day Celebration

 

Lee JROTC conduct Veterans Day ceremony, Line street with flags

Date: Nov. 9
Time: varies
Location: Lee HS, 1400 Jackson Keller

Lee JROTC Volunteer Battalion as they lined Jackson-Keller to present 50 U.S. flags on November 9The day started early for Lee High School's JROTC Volunteer Battalion as they lined Jackson-Keller to present 50 U.S. flags on Friday, November 9. Flags were on display until 8:10 a.m. This is the third consecutive year that the Lee JROTC Volunteer Battalion has had the honor of conducting this display.

"It brings an outpouring of emotions and support from the community and passersby," said Lt. Colonel William Hendon. "We are looking forward to conducting this event again this year."

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The school also continued its tradition of "the white table." This table is set in honor and remembrance of service members who are held as prisoners of war or are missing in action. Each article on the table is symbolic of the suffering of the soldier and their family, and is a solemn tribute of remembrance of those who served to keep us free.

Later that morning, Lee’s JROTC Volunteer Battalion held their annual Veterans Day Ceremony. The entire Corp of Cadets from Lee participated. This time has traditionally been used as the start time to coincide with the time the guns fell silent, ending World War I. That time and date--11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month--were originally recognized as Armistice Day, which eventually evolved into the Veterans Day we have today.

Music, ceremonies, a moving guest speaker, and a “movie star” of sorts were all part of this years’ ceremony. The school's very own Assistant Principal, Retired Army Major Donald Poole, gave a very emotional, moving, and motivational speech as the large crowd listened intently.

Music, ceremonies, a moving guest speaker, and a “movie star” of sorts were all part of this years’ Robert E. Lee High School JROTC Annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Our very own Assistant Principal, Retired Army Major Donald Poole, gave a very emotional, moving, and motivational speech as the large crowd listened intently. Our Principal, Mr. Canales, is shown sitting with staff members who themselves are Veterans as Major ( R ) Poole speaks and Master of Ceremony, Cadet First Sergeant Fatema Bodalbhai, surveys the crowd.  Lee Principal, Rick Canales, is shown (far right) sitting with staff members who themselves are Veterans as Major (Ret.) Poole speaks and Master of Ceremony Cadet First Sergeant Fatema Bodalbhai surveys the crowd.

Lee guest Sergeant Major Balderamma brings cadets to attention during their Veterans Day ceremonySergeant Major Fred Balderamma, was one of our guests this year. Sergeant Major Balderamma is a retired Army Special Forces Veteran with 30 years of service. He played the character of Sergeant Baldo in John Wayne’s movie, The Green Berets. Sergeant Major Balderamma shared his experiences with Social Studies and JROTC Classes throughout the day. As part of the ceremony, he brought the JROTC Cadet Battalion to “Attention” for the raising and lowering to Half Staff of American and Texas Flags.

The entire Corps of Cadets, guided by Cadet Major John Rodriguez, Cadet Battalion Commander, participated Lee's Veterans Day ceremony.

The entire Corps of Cadets, guided by Cadet Major John Rodriguez, Cadet Battalion Commander, participated in this moving and sometimes emotional ceremony. The large audience of staff and students were extremely reverent and respectful. It was a very moving ceremony and a fitting tribute to our Veterans.

In addition to activities at the school, Lee JROTC cadets helped support special events in their community:

  • Color Guard presentation for Granada Hills Senior Center
  • Color Guard presentation for Colonial Hills Elementary
  • Color Guard presentation for Olmos Elementary
  • Color Guard presentation for Dellview Elementary
  • Color Guard presentation at Ridgeview Elementary
  • Drill Team Demonstration at Brookdale Senior Center

For more information, contact Lt. Colonel William Hendon at (210) 356-0800.

 

Longs Creek holds annual Veterans Day Celebration

Longs Creek holds annual Veterans Day CelebrationDate: Nov. 12
Time: 9 - 10 a.m.
Location: Longs Creek ES, Cafeteria, 15806 O'Connor Rd

Longs Creek Elementary School honored all military veterans in their community on Monday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. The celebration included a performance by "All Stars" school choir. Colors were presented by the Madison High School JROTC.

For more information, contact Patricia Trim at (210) 407-4852.

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Lopez invites community veterans to 'picnic' lunch

Lopez Middle School invited community retired and active duty veterans, as well as reservists, to participate in a 'picnic' lunch with their student on the campus concourse. The award-winning choir and a Reagan High School JORTC tandem team perform during the seventh grade lunch period.

Dessert treats were distributed, courtesy of the Family and Consumer Service class. Participating students wore ribbons saluting their family hero.

Lopez invites community veterans to 'picnic' lunch

 

MacArthur Honors Veterans

Veterans Day 2012Date: Nov. 12
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Location: MacArthur HS, 2923 MacArthur View

MacArthur High School JROTC, in what has become an annual event, lined MacArthur View on November 12, 2012 starting at 7:30 a.m. to honor our veterans. The entire community was encouraged to come out and see the humbling display of honor and respect for those who have served.

For more information, contact Lawrence Garcia at (210) 650-1100.

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Madison supports Feather Ridge Veterans Day service

On Sunday, 11 November 2012, The Madison High School JROTC Color Guard and the Madison Band took part in honoring Veterans. The Feather Ridge neighborhood had a memorable service for veterans; Mr. Roundtree bought a flag at a sale for only $10. This flag was not just any ordinary flag; this flag was a Vietnam veteran’s flag that was draped over the veteran’s casket.

Cadet Captain Nicholas Mrzlak, Cadet Captain Paul Franco, Cadet Major Melissa Kidder and Cadet First Sergeant Ashley Arnold ceremoniously lowered the flag to half-staff. The Madison bugler and drummer played by Christopher Fosic and Michael Renalds played taps while it was being lowered. Cadet Major Michael Willis who was commanding the color guard presented the flag to Mr. Roundtree to show gratitude and respect. Mr. Roundtree enclosed the flag in a display case and donated it to the school.

Madison supports Feather Ridge Veterans Day service

 

Northern Hills holds a Veterans Day celebration

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 8 - 9 a.m.
Location: Northern Hills ES, Cafeteria, 13901 Higgins Rd.

Northern Hills Elementary School students honored our veterans November, 9 at 8 a.m. They celebrated their service with music, a choral performance, dramatic readings and a presentation from a guest active in the military.

For more information, contact Kari Roudebush at (210) 407-5200.

 

Northwood celebrates local Veterans

Date: Nov. 9

Northwood celebrates local Veterans Northwood Elementary treated veterans on Friday, November 9 to a breakfast and assembly held in their honor. The assembly was narrated by former Northwood second grade teacher and retired Lieutenant Colonel Fred Fisher, USAF. The Northwood choir led guests, students and faculty in the Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem. A flag ceremony was conducted by the Randolph Air Force Base Honor Guard as Fisher read the significance of each fold of the flag.

Fourth grade student Isabella Carlo and her father presented Northwood with a flag in honor of her grandfather, a Korean War Veteran. The MacArthur High School Barber Shop Ensemble was also on hand to entertain our Veterans with a medley of songs from the Armed Forces.

The assembly concluded with the playing of Taps by MacArthur High School trumpeter Kole Pantuso and the singing of God Bless America by the Northwood Choir.

Northwood staff thanks all of our Veterans for their service to our great country.

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Oak Grove honors veterans

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Oak Grove ES, School cafeteria, 3250 Nacogdoches Rd.

Oak Grove Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day with its annual Veterans Day sing-along by inviting parents, grandparents, and other relatives of students who have served in the Armed Forces.

Students began the afternoon with a flag ceremony followed by singing the National Anthem. All students from PK-5th grade expressed their honor for the guests through a colorful PowerPoint presentation and performing patriotic songs.

Guests were then introduced with welcoming cheers and applause, as well as thanked for their contributions to our country.

"Every year the occasion continues to inspire and strengthen the student body," said Cathy Brumlik, music teacher.

For more information, contact Cathy Brumlik at (210) 407-5600.

 

Roan Forest recognizes our country's trailblazers for Veterans Day

Roan Forest recognizes our country's trailblazers for Veterans Day Date: Nov. 12
Time: 9 - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Roan Forest ES, cafeteria, 22710 Roan park

On Monday, November 12, Roan Forest Elementary School held a Veterans Day assembly to recognize our country's trailblazers.

Prior to the assembly, veterans were invited to a reception from 8:30 - 9 a.m. in the library.

For more information, contact the school at (210) 407-6800.

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Roosevelt commemorates Veterans Day

Veterans Day for Roosevelt High School is a commemorative moment and is honored with a yearly ceremony performed by Roosevelt’s JROTC program. This year’s ceremony was held on Thursday, November 8.

Each year the cadets wear their class B uniforms and participate in a ceremony, dedicated to our nations’ veterans. During the ceremony, cadets honor veterans by reciting the Cadet Creed and executing a formal Pass in Review. This year’s special guest speaker was Colonel Miles, a member of the Windcrest Optimist Club.

Cadets honored the veterans of their respective branches as their service flag is being presented and their service branch song is performed. All six branches of the military--Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, and Merchant Marines--are presented and honored at the center of the JROTC drill pad. After the battalion presents and honors each branch, the American flag is ceremoniously lowered and the veterans are thanked again for their continued service.

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Royal Ridge Veterans Day Celebration

Royal Ridge Veterans Day Celebration Date: Nov. 9
Time: 8:15 - 9:15 a.m.
Location: Royal Ridge ES, Cafeteria, 5933 Royal Ridge

It's time again to honor the men and women who have worked so hard to protect and serve our country. Royal Ridge Elementary Elementary School has many children with family members who have served or are currently serving in our armed forces. They invited any active, retired, or reserve members to come and join their celebration on Friday, November 9.

There was a reception for all military personnel held in the library prior to the assembly.

For more information, contact the school at (210) 407-7000.

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Stone Oak families celebrate veterans

Stone Oak families celebrate veteransDate: Nov. 9
Time: 8:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: Stone Oak ES, Cafeteria, 21045 Crescent Oak

Stone Oak Elementary School students honored veterans at a special ceremony on Friday, November 9 at 8:30 a.m. Veterans and their families were invited to attend this special event.

 

For more information, contact the school at (210) 407-7800.

Stone Oak families celebrate veterans

 

Tejeda holds Veterans Day ceremony

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Tejeda MS, History Hill, 2909 E. Evans

Tejeda Middle School invited the community to their annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9 at 9:15 a.m. at the school's History Hill, on the back side of the campus. Tejeda had special guest performances from the Johnson High School JROTC.

Tejeda holds Veterans Day ceremony

 

White celebrates Veterans Day

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 8:30 a.m., 9:40 a.m.
Location: White MS, Cafeteria, 7800 Midcrown

The White Middle School family of students, faculty, staff and community members honored Veterans during their annual Veterans Day assemblies on Friday, Nov. 9. The community was encouraged to attend.

Ed White student speakers (shown below) participated in a program of remembrance of the sacrifices made by members of the United States military.  During the program, guest speaker Master Sergeant Clifford Lovejoy spoke to students about his path to becoming a member of the U.S. Army.  
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Wilderness Oak holds Veterans Day celebration

Wilderness Oak holds Veterans Day celebrationDate: Nov. 9
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Wilderness Oak ES, Amphitheater

It's that time again, to honor the men and women who have worked so hard to protect and serve our country. Wilderness Oak and Vineyard Ranch elementary schools have many children whose family and/or friends have served or are currently serving in our military forces. As a result, the Wilderness Oak Specials Team worked diligently this semester to prepare for the school's annual Veterans Day Celebration which was held Friday, November 9 at 8 a.m. in the amphitheater.

This celebration has become a very special tradition to the Wilderness Oak/Vineyard Ranch community.

To express their appreciation to those who have served in the armed forces, students performed through song, skits and signing for honored guests.

For more information, contact the school at (210) 407-9200.

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Wilshire celebrates Veterans Day

Wilshire celebrates Veterans Day Wilshire Elementary School hosted a school-wide assembly honoring students' family members who have served in the armed forces. Also invited to celebrate were members from Ft. Sam Houston's 502d Mission Support and from the 106th Signal Brigade. 

The school's choir performed a special musical tribute and each veteran was presented a white rose adorned with red, white, and blue ribbons. The assembly ended with a special flag folding ceremony. 

The honored guests were then treated to a reception with refreshments in the Wilshire Library. 

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Windcrest honors local veterans

Date: Nov. 9
Time: 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Location: Windcrest, Gym, 465 Faircrest Drive

Windcrest Elementary School honored veterans through a program performed by students on Friday, Nov. 9 at 8:30 a.m. Poems were read, special songs performed, flags raised, pledges led, a moment of silence observed and veterans recognized.

For more information, contact the school at (210) 407-9600.

 

Wood honors veterans

Wood honors veteransWood Middle School held a small assembly for Veterans who have served in the armed forces on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Veterans from the school community were serenaded by the Wood Orchestra, Mariachi Group, Band and Choir. The school also had a PowerPoint presentation for our Veterans.

Veterans recognized included staff members, Officer DeLeon, Venus Davis, Laura Lambeth and Johnnie Johnson. They all took part in a light breakfast from Panera Bread.

"We are so proud of our Veterans and all they do to keep our country free," said Marcus Alvarez, assistant principal.

 

Posted on October 12, 2012, updated November 15, 2012