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Hamilton schools to observe Veterans Day

Thank-you-veterans

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

Willow Springs Learning Center
Willow Springs 4K students and staff will honor veterans Nov. 11 during classroom assemblies. Children will watch a slideshow and sing songs about veterans with their buddy class. Students are invited to wear red, white and blue for the program.

Lannon Elementary School, 7145 N. Lannon Rd., Lannon
Veterans are invited to attend a small walking parade of gratitude at Lannon Elementary School on
Nov. 11. Sign-in begins at 10 a.m., parade at 10:30 a.m. The walking parade will take place either on
the playground or through the school hallways, weather depending. Family members are welcome to
accompany veterans. Please note that masks are strongly recommended per Hamilton School District
Covid-19 protocol.

Silver Spring Intermediate School and Templeton Middle School, N58 W22350 Silver Spring Dr. and
N59 W22490 Silver Spring Dr., Sussex
Silver Spring Intermediate and Templeton Middle School will host a drive-through parade Nov. 11 from
9:15-9:45 a.m. to honor the service of veterans. Local veterans and those related to students or staff
are welcome.

Veterans are encouraged to decorate their vehicles and include a sign with their name, branch and
students they know. Family members assisting veterans with driving are welcome.

Students and staff dressed in patriotic colors will line the parade route with flags, signs, banners and
poppies. Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts will post the colors at the start of the parade and the Templeton
band will play patriotic music at the round-about between the schools.

The parade route will begin at Halquist Sport Complex located on Town Line Rd. The parade will
proceed past Silver Spring and Templeton. The Maple Avenue Elementary School parade will follow at
10 a.m. Veteran families and friends are encouraged to attend both parades. Please call Silver Spring
at (262) 820-2080 or Templeton (262) 246-6477 with questions.

Maple Avenue Elementary School, W240 N6059 Maple Avenue, Sussex
Local veterans and those related to students or staff are invited to attend the Maple Avenue Elementary School drive-through parade Nov. 11 from 10-10:15 a.m.

Veterans are encouraged to decorate their vehicles and include a sign with their name, branch and
students they know. Family members assisting veterans with driving are welcome.

Students and staff dressed in patriotic colors will line the parade route with flags, signs and banners.

The parade route starts at the school’s main entrance and follows the front circle drive. Please call the
school office with questions at (262) 246-4220.

Marcy Elementary School
Marcy Elementary School will celebrate Veterans Day Nov. 11 with a video assembly. The video will
include all of the important components of past in-person assemblies.

  • A slideshow with pictures of veterans who are relatives of Marcy students will be shared with students throughout the week;
  • a fourth grade Boy Scout troop will present the colors in a video; and
  • a variety of fourth grade students will explain how respect is shown to veterans.

Video clips of area veterans will include comments about their branch of service as well as highlights of
what they learned in the service.

Woodside Elementary School
During November Woodside Elementary School students and staff will create a Woodside Honor Wall to honor
veterans and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The wall will display photos, names, branches of service
and names of students or staff members who are honoring them.

Woodside students will wear red, white and blue Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day.

First grade students will perform a Veterans Day Concert Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Hamilton Fine Arts
Center. During the concert veterans will be asked to stand when the song from their branch of service
is played.

The food drive that is normally conducted during the Veterans Day music program will not take place.
Woodside families are encouraged to donate funds directly to the Sussex Area Food Pantry.

Hamilton High School
A commemorative passage that honors the brave service men and women will be read about the
historical significance of Veterans Day. A moment of silence will be observed.