"We have many active-duty and veteran families in our school community", Bruce said.
Staley High School has held the event every year since their opening in 2008. "I think that is what makes our Veterans Day assembly so special, because the veterans are actually relatives of our students". "They know that they should respect and honor them for the time that they've given to this country", says Carol Barger, the Music Teacher of Shelledy Elementary School. "We couldn't have done a lot of this without their support". "Just seeing everyone that has come out and we're just here to thank them really".
Veterans Day activities are planned on a number of Cleburne ISD campuses, with area veterans, or those now serving, invited to attend. ROTC, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
"This serves as a reminder of the sacrifices these veterans have made to protect the freedoms and rights these students have, from going to school to the freedom of speech and all the others we enjoy", Pettyjohn said.
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