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November 15th, 2010
San Marcos CISD celebrates Veterans Day with variety of activities

Students at Travis Elementary School waved flags and wore patriotic costumes and hats celebrating Veterans Day. Photos by Iris Campbell and Linda Contreras.

STAFF REPORT

All the schools in San Marcos CISD had their own Veterans Day celebrations and activities thoughout last week.

Here are a few pictures of celebrations that took place at Bowie Elementary School, Hernandez Elementary School, Travis Elementary School and Goodnight Middle School.

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Travis Elementary School principal Niki Konecki leads a school wide parade.  She is followed by the officers of the San Marcos High School (SMHS) Diamond Line and the SMHS Rattler Drum line.

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The Cub Scouts at Travis honoring the flag.

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The classes at Travis Elementary made their own large colorful banners for the parade.

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The students at Bowie Elementary School made posters honoring family members who served in the military.

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The second-graders at Bowie Elementary are costumed and ready to sing.

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Bowie second graders sing a patriotic song.

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Bowie Elementary’s stage production for parents and veterans was well received.

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The San Marcos High School (SMHS) Air Force ROTC Color Guard performed at the Veterans Day program at Hernandez Elementary School.

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Proud veteran grandpa with grandson at Hernandez Elementary’s Veterans Day celebration.

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Hernandez Elementary principal Rosemary Garza leads the parade to begin the Veterans Day program.

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Students perusing Hernandez Elementary’s “Heroes” display on Veterans Day.

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Veterans and the SMHS Air Force ROTC share a ceremony that blends the generations at Goodnight Middle School.

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The Goodnight Middle School Dance Team performed at the school’s Veterans Day program.

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The SMHS Air Force ROTC students performed the “Missing Soldier” ceremony at Goodnight Middle School for Veterans Day.

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A student in the Goodnight Middle School band plays “Taps” at the school’s Veterans Day program.

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