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By Marie Perry
Communications Director for the School District of Belleville 

Veterans Day and the Importance of Educating Our Youth About the "Gift of Sacrifice"

 

November 17, 2022

Photo courtesy of Marie Perry

4K-3rd grade Belleville students gather with flags to lead the Veterans Day Program "Pledge of Allegiance".

Red, white and blue - the colors of our nation - come out in bold as parades and fireworks remind many of our love of country as we celebrate our Independence Day each Fourth of July, but Veterans Day takes a little more education, a little more forethought and sensitivity to truly understand what it means to be a Veteran for a child, or a teen - even for those who have not served. In this way, Belleville does it right.

On Wednesday, November 9th, Belleville students and educators, families, community members, and Vets alike gathered in the Belleville High School's gymnasium to pause, reme...



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