Veteran's Day Events

Carson City Schools Salute Veterans with Events and Displays
Posted on 11/07/2023
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Carson City students are recognizing and honoring military men and women this week with Veteran’s Day displays and events. Veterans from all branches of military service, as well as families of students, have been encouraged to attend or participate in events. Campus visitors should check in at the front office at each school site.

“Each day, we enjoy the benefits of living in a free democratic society. It is important to recognize how fortunate we are and that it is due to the sacrifice of so many American Heroes,” said Andrew Feuling, superintendent.

Eagle Valley Middle School, 4151 East Fifth Street
Vet Star Wall display, Monday through Thursday, in the main corridor of the school. The display, shining bright throughout the week, will feature the names of student submitted family and friends who served in the armed forces.

Bordewich-Bray Elementary School, 110 Thompson Street
Veteran’s Day Assembly, Thursday, Nov. 9, 8:45 a.m., in the back of the school by the flagpole. Students and staff will honor veterans by saying the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a patriotic song.

Carson Middle School, 1140 West King Street
Veteran’s Salute Concert’ is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria. The school choir, band and orchestra will perform a selection of patriotic songs to thank all the brave men and woman who have formerly or currently serve in the U.S. military. Following the concert, guests will be led to the front lawn where eighth grade History classes present ‘The Great Stake Out,’ a Veteran’s Day display honoring those who have served.

Carson High School, 1111 North Saliman Road
Carson High’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (NJROTC) will participate in a number of events this week including a color guard for the Carson Middle School ‘Veteran’s Salute Concert.’ They will also provide a color guard for a veteran’s appreciation event at the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive in Carson City, this weekend. Then the Carson High’s NJROTC program will send 130 cadets, including the color guard, to the Veteran’s Day Parade in Virginia City, Saturday, Nov. 11. That parade is set to begin at 12:12 p.m.

Pioneer Academy, 202 East Corbett
Students will write notes of appreciation to more than 17 veteran friends and family of Pioneer Academy students and employees. The ‘Thank You’ letters will later be delivered in person.

Additionally, several schools will be doing dress-up days to wear patriotic colors or other activities that may not necessarily be a specific event for Veteran’s Day, but there will be applications for appreciation and remembrance.

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Bordewich Bray Elementary students dress and color hair for last year’s Veteran’s Day event.