The Veterans Day ceremonies continued last week in Northwest Florida schools.
At Bluewater Elementary School on Nov. 7, the first-graders presented a musical medley, “America, That’s Me,” in honor of Veterans Day.
The halls displayed banners created by students to honor the veterans in their lives.
In addition, the school payed tribute to its educators and staff who served in the military.
Kenwood Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day last week with an assembly in which everyone wore red, white and blue.
The Pryor Middle School band and the Choctawhatchee High School Junior ROTC students marched around the Kenwood campus, with the younger students carrying banners.
Retired Air Force Col. Ed Hubbard provided a keynote speech at the end of the parade. Hubbard is now an author and artist.
Laurel Hill School invited veterans to meet Nov. 8 with the high school world history and U.S. history classes to discuss their military experiences. Students had a chance to discuss with each individual about those experiences.
Davidson Middle School hosted its annual Veterans Day ceremony, featuring keynote speaker Air Force Col. Kevin J. Merrill.
The younger students of Southside Primary School in Crestview honored veterans with a program that included staff, students and guests.
The Baker High School Junior ROTC honor guard presented colors, and everyone recited the Pledge of Allegiance, sang the national anthem and “You’re a Grand Old Flag.”
Ruckel Middle School in Niceville hosted its Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 7 with the theme “Service Before Self.”
Coast Guard Capt. Martha Kotite provided the keynote speech. The school’s chorus and band performed. Each class welcomed a veteran or active-duty military member into their rooms to discuss service to our nation.
The Beach & Brew on 30A will host a community-oriented, family friendly BBQ, Ball & Blends today from noon to 4 p.m. as a benefit for South Walton Academy, a private, nonprofit inclusion school and pediatric therapy clinic.
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