Veterans and their families sent in photos and information to Glacier Park Elementary School for a special slideshow during the fifth grade class’s Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 Veterans and their families sent in photos and information to Glacier Park Elementary School for a special slideshow during the fifth grade class’s Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Veterans and their families sent in photos and information to Glacier Park Elementary School for a special slideshow during the fifth grade class’s Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine. Veterans and their families sent in photos and information to Glacier Park Elementary School for a special slideshow during the fifth grade class’s Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Glacier Park celebrates its veteran families

Fifth grade students honored service members at Veterans Day assembly

Hundreds of children at Glacier Park Elementary School were joined by local veterans and families to watch the fifth grade class honor those who served for Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 8.

Fifth graders sang patriotic songs, military melodies and more before inviting local veterans up to the stage to introduce themselves, who they were invited by and to receive a rose in gratitude.

After a few more musical numbers, and a presentation by the local Color Guard, the fifth graders surprised their veteran guests by creating a long high-five line through the hallway for the veterans to walk through.

Check out some photos from the assembly below.

Students from Glacier Park Elementary School in Maple Valley wrote letters of gratitude to veterans which lined the halls for the school’s fifth grade class’s Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 Students from Glacier Park Elementary School in Maple Valley wrote letters of gratitude to veterans which lined the halls for the school’s fifth grade class’s Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Students from Glacier Park Elementary School in Maple Valley wrote letters of gratitude to veterans which lined the halls for the school’s fifth grade class’s Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine. Students from Glacier Park Elementary School in Maple Valley wrote letters of gratitude to veterans which lined the halls for the school’s fifth grade class’s Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Hundreds of students, veterans and their families crowded into the Glacier Park Elementary School gymnasium for a special Veterans Day Assembly held by the fifth grade class on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 Hundreds of students, veterans and their families crowded into the Glacier Park Elementary School gymnasium for a special Veterans Day Assembly held by the fifth grade class on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Hundreds of students, veterans and their families crowded into the Glacier Park Elementary School gymnasium for a special Veterans Day Assembly held by the fifth grade class on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine. Hundreds of students, veterans and their families crowded into the Glacier Park Elementary School gymnasium for a special Veterans Day Assembly held by the fifth grade class on Friday, Nov. 8. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Veterans in the crowd were asked to stand near the stage during a special Veterans Day Assembly. Veterans introduced themselves, said where they served and for what military branch, and were given roses as a “thank you” for their service by the Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 Veterans in the crowd were asked to stand near the stage during a special Veterans Day Assembly. Veterans introduced themselves, said where they served and for what military branch, and were given roses as a “thank you” for their service by the Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Veterans in the crowd were asked to stand near the stage during a special Veterans Day Assembly. Veterans introduced themselves, said where they served and for what military branch, and were given roses as a “thank you” for their service by the Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class. Photo by Danielle Chastaine. Veterans in the crowd were asked to stand near the stage during a special Veterans Day Assembly. Veterans introduced themselves, said where they served and for what military branch, and were given roses as a “thank you” for their service by the Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Veterans in the crowd were asked to stand near the stage during a special Veterans Day Assembly. Veterans introduced themselves, said where they served and for what military branch, and were given roses as a “thank you” for their service by the Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 Veterans in the crowd were asked to stand near the stage during a special Veterans Day Assembly. Veterans introduced themselves, said where they served and for what military branch, and were given roses as a “thank you” for their service by the Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Veterans in the crowd were asked to stand near the stage during a special Veterans Day Assembly. Veterans introduced themselves, said where they served and for what military branch, and were given roses as a “thank you” for their service by the Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class. Photo by Danielle Chastaine. Veterans in the crowd were asked to stand near the stage during a special Veterans Day Assembly. Veterans introduced themselves, said where they served and for what military branch, and were given roses as a “thank you” for their service by the Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine. The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine. The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

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