School Veterans Day Events

Thank You, Veterans

Statham Elementary
SES is hosting a canned food drive to benefit the Barrow County Veterans Resource Center. They will also host a Veterans Day Walk on Nov. 11 at 9 a.m. to honor local veterans. To participate, please arrive at 8:30 a.m. with a valid ID and RSVP to

Apalachee High School
The JROTC Wildcat Cadets will be cooking and providing breakfast for the veterans in the school on Nov. 11 at 7 a.m. They will have a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Flagpole starting at 9 a.m. The guest speaker will be our local VFW Commander.

Barrow Arts & Sciences Academy
The performing arts programs at BASA have a performance planned at 9 a.m. on Nov. 11 in the BASA Café. They extend an invitation to the community to join them in their appreciation of veterans. A light brunch will be provided by their culinary students immediately following the performance.

Bethlehem Elementary
The students and staff plan to dress in red, white and blue on Veterans Day. On Nov.10, the 4th grade has a music performance in honor of veterans.

Holsenbeck Elementary
HES is creating a community slideshow of veterans and posting pictures and stories around their building for students to have a gallery walk with their teachers. To participate, we are asking Holsenbeck families to fill out this form:

Yargo Elementary
YES will celebrate Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11 with an assembly at 7:50 a.m. and another assembly at 9:20 a.m. Teachers will communicate about which program students will be attending.The Wildcat Chorus will perform in both assemblies. A few 5th Graders will read essays about why they are thankful for our veterans. As a part of their celebration, they would like to play a slideshow as students and guests enter. If someone in your family is a veteran, please send a photo and information. See details.

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