By Karen Lebeter
A color guard from McChord AFB presented the flag in a solemn Veterans Day ceremony on Tuesday, November 10 at Woodbrook Middle School. The musicians in the music department put their instruments down and spent a week training as a choir. They sang several inspiring songs for us. On display was a art project that looked like a flag. It was composed of stars with veterans’ and soldiers’ names on them arranged on a blue background. After today, it will be displayed in the library.
Students and faculty brought in photos of soldiers and veterans. They were put together in a slide show that was very moving. Veterans were asked to stand to be acknowledged, and teachers that were veterans were thanked as well. Students were asked to write poems about service to our country in their English classes. A boy and a girl each read their heartfelt poems.