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Veterans Day events scheduled by Linn County school districts

Updated: Nov 9

All three school districts in Linn County will be hosting Veterans Day events this Friday, Nov. 11, with most of them beginning at 9 a.m.

Veterans Day will also be celebrated at the Veterans Memorial in Linn Valley the next day, Saturday, Nov. 12, at 10 a.m.

Both Jayhawk-Linn and Pleasanton high schools have services scheduled for 9 a.m. The events will both be held in the schools’ gyms and are open to the public.

The Prairie View schools’ celebrations will be split between a morning event for elementary school students and an afternoon event for high school and middle school students.

The observance for students from La Cygne and Parker elementary schools begins at 9 a.m. in the Prairie View Performing Arts Center at the high school. It will run until shortly after 11 a.m. Families of elementary students are invited to attend.

For Prairie View’s upper grade students, the celebration of veterans begins at 1 p.m. and will run until school’s out at 3:15 p.m. The public as well as families are invited to attend this service as well.

Following the afternoon event, a reception for veterans hosted by the PVHS culinary students will take place. Also, in the school’s gym will be a display of posters created by high school history students.

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