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Hamilton schools to observe Veteran’s Day

Hamilton School District students, staff and families will observe Veteran’s Day with a variety of activities at school.


Willow Springs Learning Center, W220 N6660 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls

Willow Springs 4K students, staff and families will honor veterans Nov. 11 with programs beginning at 10:15 a.m. and 2 p.m. that include a “wall of bricks” highlighting the names of veterans who are part of the Willow Springs family. A program including stories, songs and presentation of flags to veterans by their 4K child will mark the occasion.


Lannon Elementary School, 7145 N. Lannon Road, Lannon

Lannon Elementary School will host a Veteran’s Day assembly Nov. 11 at 9 a.m. for students and the community which will feature songs and readings by students. Lannon will continue its 19-year tradition of creating a thank you banner and writing thank you letters that will be delivered to the Veterans’ Administration Hospital in Milwaukee.


Maple Avenue Elementary School, W240 N6059 Maple Avenue, Sussex

Maple Avenue Elementary School students and staff have several activities planned to honor veterans including:

–          all students will wear red, white and blue for the program to honor veterans Nov. 11 at 9 a.m. in the gymnasium;

–          students and staff will create a flag to be displayed in the school lobby made from red, white and blue individually traced hands; and

–          a patriotic-theme concert Nov. 12 for first grade students.     


Marcy Elementary School, W180 N4851 Marcy Road, Menomonee Falls

Marcy Elementary School will host its annual Veteran’s Day program Nov. 11 beginning at 9:15 a.m. Fifth grade Boy Scouts will present the colors. Fifth-graders will explain how respect is shown to veterans. Phil and Mike Deeken will be joined by several local veterans presenting at the assembly. Marcy students will raise funds towards a bench for the new Veteran’s Memorial at Templeton Middle School.


Woodside Elementary School, W236 N7465 Woodside Road, Sussex

Woodside is planning its annual Veteran’s Day music celebration beginning at 9 a.m. on Nov. 11. The event includes:

–          a flag ceremony by Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts;

–          an “Honor Wall” featuring photographs of veterans who are relatives of Woodside students;

–          several patriotic songs sung by first grade students; and

–          an “Armed Forces medley” in which veterans in the audience will stand to receive student applause.


Templeton Middle School, N59 W22490 Silver Spring Drive, Sussex

Templeton Middle School will recognize the contributions of American veterans Nov. 6 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at its15th Annual Veteran’s Day Program.

First Lieutenant Charlotte Koshick will give the Veteran’s Address. Koshick serves as a nuclear science medicine officer.

A ceremonial laying of the wreaths will honor soldiers who became prisoners of war or missing in action. Guest veterans who attend the program will be individually introduced and their military service recognized.

Students will honor the country’s veterans during the ceremony as well. The Student Council president will lead the “Pledge of Allegiance,” the Eighth Grade Chorus and Eighth Grade Band will perform a patriotic song, and the Patriotic Essay Contest winner will read his or her essay .

Music teacher Jaye Mier coordinated a video production that features photos of military personnel and veterans who are related to Templeton students. The video began playing continuously in the school lobby on Oct. 30 and will be featured during the ceremony. Following the program, honored veterans will be invited to participate in a small reception in the Large Group Area.


Hamilton High School, W220 N6151 Town Line Road, Sussex

 “Taps” will be performed by a Hamilton High School trumpet player Nov. 11 before the daily announcements. Athletic-Activities Director Michael Gosz will read a commemorative passage about the historical significance of Veteran’s Day which will honor the brave service men and women. A moment of silence will be observed.