In honor of Veterans Day, Vernon Schools Superintendent Joe Macary challenges all Vernon schools to write cards and letters, and create drawings to thank veterans for their service to our country.
Northeast School won the challenge this year – the fifth year in a row – by creating 1,081 of the 2,434 cards made district-wide, and held a celebration at an assembly on Nov. 10. VCMS was second with 375.
Principal Brenda Greene said the 285 NES students (as well as teachers and families) have really taken the project to heart and enjoy making the large amount of cards. They worked on them in classrooms and during art, as well as in off-hours.
"They did them...