Templeton to honor veterans at ceremony

Templeton Middle School will recognize the contributions of American veterans Nov. 4 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at its 16th Annual Veterans’ Day Program. Visitors are asked to arrive at 8:15 a.m.American flag

Sergeant First Class Rob Kubowski, who was stationed in Baghdad from 2006 to 2007, will give the Veteran’s Address. Kubowski now helps veterans with legal issues as a senior paralegal with the Army Reserves.

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 patriotic songs.
  • The Patriotic Essay Contest winner will read his or her essay.

Music teacher Jaye Mier is coordinating a video production that will feature photos of military personnel and veterans who are related to Templeton students. The video will play continuously in the school lobby starting Oct. 31 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. All veterans and public officials are invited to attend. Please call the school at (262) 246-6477 x4145 or x4147 by Oct. 31 to RSVP.

Templeton Middle School is located at N59 W22490 Silver Spring Drive, Sussex.