Celebrating Veterans Day at Sidney City Schools


Guest speaker Col. Michael Bennett spoke to Longfellow Elementary students about his years of service, showing them different types of uniforms and helmets he wore, as well as MREs (meals ready to eat) he ate. He shared all of his military experience and the various wars and operations he served in.


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Northwood Elementary fourth-grader Keegan Conley, son of Matt and Dana Conley, performed some patriotic songs on his electric guitar as a part of Northwood’s Veterans Day program.


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Emerson Elementary Principal Michael Moore, a veteran himself, spoke to all classes about his time in the service.


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Whittier Elementary kindergartner Holden Schemmel, son of Ethan and Leslie Schemmel, stands with his great-grandpa Ralph Bornhorst prior to Whittier’s Veterans Day program.


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Guest speaker Col. Michael Bennett spoke to Longfellow Elementary students about his years of service, showing them different types of uniforms and helmets he wore, as well as MREs (meals ready to eat) he ate. He shared all of his military experience and the various wars and operations he served in.


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Guest speaker Col. Michael Bennett spoke to Longfellow Elementary students about his years of service, showing them different types of uniforms and helmets he wore, as well as MREs (meals ready to eat) he ate. He shared all of his military experience and the various wars and operations he served in.


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Veteran guests at Longfellow Elementary hold up papers with a variety of freedoms for which they served their country, including the freedom to go to church and, more relatable to the students, the freedom to play video games.


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Kindergartners at Longfellow Elementary recite the Pledge of Allegiance as a part of the school’s Veterans Day program.


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Northwood Elementary fourth-grader Keegan Conley, son of Matt and Dana Conley, performed some patriotic songs on his electric guitar as a part of Northwood’s Veterans Day program.

Emerson Elementary Principal Michael Moore, a veteran himself, spoke to all classes about his time in the service.

Whittier Elementary kindergartner Holden Schemmel, son of Ethan and Leslie Schemmel, stands with his great-grandpa Ralph Bornhorst prior to Whittier’s Veterans Day program.

Guest speaker Col. Michael Bennett spoke to Longfellow Elementary students about his years of service, showing them different types of uniforms and helmets he wore, as well as MREs (meals ready to eat) he ate. He shared all of his military experience and the various wars and operations he served in.

Veteran guests at Longfellow Elementary hold up papers with a variety of freedoms for which they served their country, including the freedom to go to church and, more relatable to the students, the freedom to play video games.

Kindergartners at Longfellow Elementary recite the Pledge of Allegiance as a part of the school’s Veterans Day program.

Guest speaker Col. Michael Bennett spoke to Longfellow Elementary students about his years of service, showing them different types of uniforms and helmets he wore, as well as MREs (meals ready to eat) he ate. He shared all of his military experience and the various wars and operations he served in.
http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/11/web1_IMG2875-copy.jpgGuest speaker Col. Michael Bennett spoke to Longfellow Elementary students about his years of service, showing them different types of uniforms and helmets he wore, as well as MREs (meals ready to eat) he ate. He shared all of his military experience and the various wars and operations he served in. Courtesy photo

Northwood Elementary fourth-grader Keegan Conley, son of Matt and Dana Conley, performed some patriotic songs on his electric guitar as a part of Northwood’s Veterans Day program.
http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/11/web1_IMG2919-copy.jpgNorthwood Elementary fourth-grader Keegan Conley, son of Matt and Dana Conley, performed some patriotic songs on his electric guitar as a part of Northwood’s Veterans Day program. Courtesy photo

Emerson Elementary Principal Michael Moore, a veteran himself, spoke to all classes about his time in the service.
http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/11/web1_IMG2900-copy.jpgEmerson Elementary Principal Michael Moore, a veteran himself, spoke to all classes about his time in the service. Courtesy photo

Whittier Elementary kindergartner Holden Schemmel, son of Ethan and Leslie Schemmel, stands with his great-grandpa Ralph Bornhorst prior to Whittier’s Veterans Day program.
http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/11/web1_IMG2902-copy.jpgWhittier Elementary kindergartner Holden Schemmel, son of Ethan and Leslie Schemmel, stands with his great-grandpa Ralph Bornhorst prior to Whittier’s Veterans Day program. Courtesy photo

Guest speaker Col. Michael Bennett spoke to Longfellow Elementary students about his years of service, showing them different types of uniforms and helmets he wore, as well as MREs (meals ready to eat) he ate. He shared all of his military experience and the various wars and operations he served in.
http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/11/web1_IMG2870-copy.jpgGuest speaker Col. Michael Bennett spoke to Longfellow Elementary students about his years of service, showing them different types of uniforms and helmets he wore, as well as MREs (meals ready to eat) he ate. He shared all of his military experience and the various wars and operations he served in. Courtesy photo

Guest speaker Col. Michael Bennett spoke to Longfellow Elementary students about his years of service, showing them different types of uniforms and helmets he wore, as well as MREs (meals ready to eat) he ate. He shared all of his military experience and the various wars and operations he served in.
http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/11/web1_IMG2872-copy.jpgGuest speaker Col. Michael Bennett spoke to Longfellow Elementary students about his years of service, showing them different types of uniforms and helmets he wore, as well as MREs (meals ready to eat) he ate. He shared all of his military experience and the various wars and operations he served in. Courtesy photo

Veteran guests at Longfellow Elementary hold up papers with a variety of freedoms for which they served their country, including the freedom to go to church and, more relatable to the students, the freedom to play video games.
http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/11/web1_IMG2883-copy.jpgVeteran guests at Longfellow Elementary hold up papers with a variety of freedoms for which they served their country, including the freedom to go to church and, more relatable to the students, the freedom to play video games. Courtesy photo

Kindergartners at Longfellow Elementary recite the Pledge of Allegiance as a part of the school’s Veterans Day program.
http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/11/web1_IMG2886-copy.jpgKindergartners at Longfellow Elementary recite the Pledge of Allegiance as a part of the school’s Veterans Day program. Courtesy photo