Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Pine Tree ISD Honors Veterans with Week Long Activities

Pine Tree ISD will host a Share the Schools Veterans Day Coffee and Tour Thursday, November 9 at 8:30 a.m. in the Pine Tree Community Center located at 1701 Pine Tree Road. 

The event will begin with a short program at 8:30 a.m. with the tour starting at 9:15 a.m.  All veterans are invited to attend. 

Pine Tree campuses will host the following programs and events:

Primary - Veterans Day Program - November 9, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. in the campus cafeteria

Birch Elementary - Community Wide Veterans Program - November 9, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Pine Tree Road Auditorium and school-wide Veterans Program on November 10 at 1:30 p.m. in the Birch Elementary cafeteria.

Parkway - Veterans Day poems will be featured in ELAR classes for all grades; 3rd and 4th grade students will create their own"poetry nuggets" on veterans; 1st and 2nd Grade students are learning what is means to be a veteran; all grade levels will have the opportunity to write a letter of thanks to veterans and Parkway Student Council members are creating and sending Care Boxes to active service members

Middle - Pine Tree Middle School will host a Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 10 starting at 8:45 a.m. - All veterans are invited to attend.

Junior High -  Pine Tree Junior High will host a local veteran this week to speak to the writing students of PTJH. 

High School - Pine Tree High School will participate in the Share the Schools event on November 9.  Pine Tree High School Choir will present the National Anthem as well as several selections.  Commercial photo students will have on display framed photos from their recent field trip to the Rusk Airport.  Engineering students and will program and electronically wire a "talking diagram" the explains current military technology for drones, battleships and submarines.  PTHS will present a veterans day video highlighting veteran PTISD employees.  Culinary arts will participate by providing cookies as a gift to all attendees.

ExCEL High School of Choice - ExCEL will recognize Veterans Day through a series of lessons conducted by the social studies teacher through the history classes.

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