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Veterans Day activities in Lubbock

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Updated: 11/12/2012 4:36 am

From LISD:

Talkington School for Young Women Leaders will have Sonja Salas (a veteran) and Bekah Mayne (currently serving in the National Guard) speak to the students from 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. The school is decorating the cafeteria, having the high school choir sing the Star Spangled Banner, show a brief movie highlighting the importance of our armed forces and end with a presentation for Operation Gratitude, which will involve educating our students about sending items to troops overseas which is a student body community service event t will contribute to the entire month of November.
 
S.Wilson MS…Will hold their observance on Monday, November 12. The students will come in while a power point presentation of pictures and music will be running.
3:30 p.m. Student will give short speech on flag etiquette.
3:35 p.m. Posting of the colors (asking Estacado ROTC to do this).
3:40 p.m. National Anthem played by S. Wilson Band and sung by S. Wilson chorus.
3:45 p.m. Talk about what Veterans Day is about and introduce a former S. Wilson student who is serving in the U.S. Army Reserve
3:55 p.m. Playing of the service songs and honoring those who served along with families of those who served. As each service song is played, we will ask those who have served or families members of those who served to stand and be recognized.
4:05 p.m. Dismiss students.

From All Saints Episcopal School:

Special guests from Lubbock's recent Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. will speak at All Saints Episcopal School's Veterans Day Assembly on November 12 at 8 a.m. in the
Hanslik Gym on the All Saints campus, 3222 103rd Street.

From the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute:

OLLI offers classes designed for adults age 50+. Join us for a discussion on the "War of 1812" on November 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. Many Americans considered the conflict the second Revolutionary War. It fostered a strong sense of national pride and those feelings are preserved in the song, "The Star Spangled Banner" by Francis Scott Key. Join us to learn more about this period of American History. Class is $15 for OLLI's and $35 for non-members. For more information, call 806.742.6554 or visit website: www.olli-ttaa.org
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