Schools celebrate Veterans Day

Windsor Elementary School

Students and staff at Windsor Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day on Friday, November 6.  The celebration coincided with the school’s monthly PBIS assembly, which focused on “courage.”  Students learned about how courage is displayed in so many ways by people of all ages.  Vietman Veteran Charles Hoffman, grandfather of Evie Lawton, a 3rd grade student at Windsor, and Sawyer Lawton, a 5th grader at DeForest Area Middle School, was the guest of honor at the school’s event.   Mr. Hoffman shared his experiences providing service to our nation.

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Mr. Hoffman was presented with a certificate of appreciation for his service to our country by Assistant Principal Kelley Novak and his granddaughter Evie Lawton.
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Windsor students created a Wall of Honor by designing a “star” for family members who are veterans.

Morrisonville Elementary School

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Lieutenant Colonel Robert Buettner visited with students at Morrisonville Elementary School on November 11.

DeForest Area High School

DeForest Area High School Student Council members sponsored their annual Veterans Day assembly on Wednesday, November 11 in the high school gym. The event was open to all high school students and community members to honor all military veterans.

Students learned why Americans celebrate the Veterans Day holiday and honor those who have served or lost their lives in the line of duty.  This year’s guest speaker was This year’s guest speaker is Second Lieutenant, Joshua B. Johnson. Johnson servied in Operations Iraqi Freedom and is currently working with 115th Fighter Wing Wisconsin Air National Guard.

Click HERE to view the high school celebration held on November 11.

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