Monday, November 12, 2012
Students at Lindbergh schools expressed their thanks to our nation’s veterans this past Friday.
Students at Lindbergh Schools expressed their thanks to our nation’s veterans Friday through assemblies, breakfasts and other tributes. Concord Elementary School students put together an entirely student-led assembly to honor their local heroes. Each grade level learned a song for one branch of the armed forces and took turns singing it, as veterans in the audience stood and were recognized. At Long Elementary School, West Point graduate Erin Neumann, whose mother is a former Lindbergh teacher, spoke to a packed gymnasium about her experiences. In addition, students dressed in traditional clothing representing many countries and sang “A Song of Peace”. Kennerly and Crestwood elementary schools planned assemblies for Monday to recognize …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
VIDEOS: Join adult singers from across the entire Rockwood School District as they salute military representatives in a Sunday afternoon performance. Four veterans also will share their stories.
While it's challenging for non-military people to voice the true amount of appreciation felt to military representatives for their protection, dedication and defense, Rockwood School District's new Rockwood Adult Community Choir found a way to sing an appropriate tribute. Choir members will perform a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lafayette High School in Wildwood. The choir is comprised of adults throughout the school district, and is intended to honor all walks of military service. Tickets are still available at the door for this performance, though limited. Patch was there Friday when the choral group rehearsed. Wildwood resident Andy Vosburgh was the first member to show up. He was early, so he could go over some of the music one more …
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Veterans receive appreciation in all Rockwood Schools
Students across the Rockwood School District honored America’s servicemen and women in celebration of Veterans Day. The communications staff of the district distributed photos of the events of the day, as veterans young and old were recognized for their service. From classroom lessons to ceremonies, musical performances and more, students found ways to thank veterans for their service. Highlights from the school events included: