Fifth-grade students at Troutville Elementary School worked collaboratively to create two poems that convey the historical facts and importance of Veterans Day. The children will be reading these poems at our school’s Veterans Day assembly on Monday, Nov. 12 to honor our veteran’s in attendance.
– Submitted by Kelly Miller
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The Life of a Solider
By: Olivia Bray and Anna Kryder
Marching, fighting, serving
Family, country, comrades, war
Living, learning, working
A Veteran’s Day Poem
By: Brendan Bell, Cody Camper, and Ryan Rigatti
V Is for veterans who were celebrated on the 1st Armistice Day. November 11, 1919.
E Is for Eisenhower, the president who officially changed the holiday to Veterans Day in 1954.
T Is for the tombs of ones who sacrificed their lives, and then died in war serving our country.
E Is for excitement when battles are won and soldiers are allowed to come home to their free country.
R Is for respect that civilians feel when our heroes come home whether living or dead.
A Is for America the country they served.
N Is for November 11, the day we honor the military branches who serve.
S Is for the sacrifice of families who are left behind.