GCISD celebrates Veterans Day
Students and staff from across the district will take part in special programs to celebrate those who have served or are serving our country in honor of Veterans Day. These events include guest speakers, student performances, veteran recognitions, and more. The complete list of campus events is listed below:
1:45 p.m.: Choir will perform and host a school assembly with veteran recognition.
8:30 a.m.: Second graders will perform for veterans
9:15 a.m.: Students line hallways and cheer for veterans
9:30 a.m.: Veterans join classes for Circle Up
9:45 a.m.: Reception for Veterans in the library
7:40 a.m.: Both school choirs will perform, fifth graders will sing the National Anthem, then all students will sing for Veterans.
7 p.m. on November 10
8:15 a.m. on November 11
All day: Individualized programs per grade level.
8:15 a.m.: All veterans recognized during assembly.
9:15 a.m.: All veterans recognized during assembly.
8:15 a.m.: Veterans and current members of the military will be recognized at the front circle at HES. Students in all grade levels and the HES Eagle Choir will sing. Performance concludes with a special student performance. After, refreshments will be served in the library.
8:30 a.m.: Third and fourth grade students will perform patriotic music to honor veterans and military personnel. Reception to follow in the library.
8:15 a.m. and 6:30 - 7 p.m.
9:30 a.m.: School assembly. Students will show their patriotic spirit by wearing red (sixth graders), white (seventh graders) and blue (eighth graders).
1:45 - 2:15 p.m.: Reception for Veterans and their families in Cafeteria.
2:15 - 3:25 p.m.: Veterans Day Program in Gym sponsored by GMS Fine Arts.
2 p.m.: Reception hosted by HMS AVID students in cafeteria. School assembly to follow in Gym A.
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.: Freshman assembly
9:45 - 10:15 a.m.: Sophomore assembly
10:30 - 11 a.m.: Junior assembly
11:28 - 11:58 a.m.: Senior assembly
~12:30 - 1 p.m.: Veteran recognition at halftime of 12 p.m. Varsity Girls Basketball Game
8:40 a.m.: Red Carpet Walk of Honor - students line up to welcome veterans
8:55 - 10 a.m.: A Tribute to our Veterans Program in Auditorium with guest speaker Mr. Kellett Sayre, a GHS graduate, Class of 1999
10 - 11 a.m.: Veterans’ breakfast in the GHS library
11 - 11:30 a.m.: Dedication in Veterans’ memorial garden