Community Veterans Day Celebration 2019

Community Veterans Day Celebration Planned For November 11 at Lake Geneva Middle School
Posted on 10/10/2019
Community Veterans Day Celebration Planned  For November 11 at Lake Geneva Middle School

Lake Geneva Middle School is inviting the community to attend its annual Veterans Day celebration on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the middle school gym.

The program will feature patriotic music performed by the school’s seventh and eighth grade orchestras, bands and combined choirs, directed by Mrs. Lauren Klement, Mrs. Amanda Krause, and Mrs. Kim May and accompanied by Mrs. Carol Berndt. A highlight of the event will be the combined performance of “God Bless America.” The audience will be invited to participate in a sing-along.

Colors will be posted by the Color Guard from Post 24 of The American Legion, located in Lake Geneva. Veterans who attend the program will be invited to “pass the microphone” to introduce themselves and announce when and where they served.

“We’re looking forward to honoring and celebrating our local heroes who have so bravely served our country,” said Anne Heck, school principal. “This program has been extremely rewarding to our students and the veterans,” she said. 

Following the assembly, community members, veterans, spouses of veterans, or widows of veterans are invited to attend a luncheon at 11:00 a.m. in the middle school cafeteria. Lunch will be prepared and served by eighth graders from Mrs. Tara Borland’s family and consumer science class. 

Veterans wishing to attend the luncheon should call the school to RSVP at 262-348-3000 by Friday, November 1.  The middle school is located at 600 Bloomfield Road in Lake Geneva.

Star Center Elementary School in Pell Lake, located at W1380 Lake Geneva Hwy, will be recognizing Veterans Day through a school-wide flag ceremony at 9 a.m. followed by a breakfast for military personnel and their families.  All students and staff will wear red, white, and blue or scout uniforms to recognize this important day of remembrance.  Eastview Elementary School, located at 535 Sage Street,
will have a performance at 2:00 p.m. featuring the 4th and 5th grade Accent Choir. Following the performance, there will be a cake reception in the Eastview cafeteria for Veterans.  Veterans wishing to attend the elementary school events are encouraged to RSVP to the appropriate school.  For Star Center, contact 262-348-7000.  For Eastview, 262-348-6000.

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