Tuxedo’s George Grant Mason School honors local veterans


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Joey Vega and Mariella Nissirioss present patriotic crafts to invited veterans.




  • Provided photos O.J. MeekinsþÄôs George Grant Mason School kindergarten class salutes invited veterans.




TUXEDO — O.J. Meekins’ George Grant Mason (GGM) School kindergarten class honored veterans from within the Tuxedo community and the Promenade at Tuxedo Place, the nearby assisted living residence, for Veterans Day.

Children presented veterans with crafts and were part of a short ceremony honoring them for their service to the nation during the recent gathering.

Participating kindergarteners were Joey Vega, Mariella Nissirioss, Colina Membreno, Tyler Marash, Nerla Paul, Lorelei Colletti, Victor Chacko, Max Mitchell, Santana Jackson, Anthony Tripoli, Khrisztian Caburnay, Nicholas Iazzetti and Matthew Arone.

“It’s important for us to offer teachable moments to our students, and often times this includes an opportunity to invite community residents into our school,” said Nancy Teed, Tuxedo School District interim superintendent. “We want them to understand the importance of honoring these wonderful people and to begin to understand the importance of Veterans Day, especially at this young age.”

The program was part of the school’s annual effort to recognize area veterans.

For more information of the school district, visit http://tuxedoufsd.org or call 845-351-2296.




Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

New multi-use trail loop to open in Sterling Forest State Park
TUXEDO PARK — The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and New York State Parks will open of a seven-mile multi-use single-track trail...
Read more »
Image

M-W football coach accused of ‘sexting’ minors
BY ERIKA NORTON
An assistant coach for the Monroe-Woodbury Junior Varsity football team is accused of sending sexually...

Read more »
Image

Endorsements continue to define Basile-Skoufis state Senate race
By Bob Quinn
The candidates to replace state Sen. William J. Larkin Jr. continue to attract endorsements from a who’s who of local elected officials.
In recent...

Read more »

Monroe Volunteer Ambulance Corps Emergency call summary for Sept. 2 to 8
Date Time Type Location
Sept. 2 1:50 a.m. Cardiac Emergency Town of Monroe
Sept. 2 1:59 p.m. Unconscious Person Village of...

Read more »

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

Where in clues
Pancakes galore
  • Sep 20, 2018

MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Monroe, NY