HISD schools honor veterans

 (Houston Independent School District)

Mrs. Petry’s first-grade class at Lyons ES hold letters they’re sending to veterans

Students at Lyons Elementary are thanking the men and women who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces, and they’re hoping to develop a continuing relationship with members of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Students in Nekia Petry’s first-grade class wrote thank-you notes to members of the U.S. Coast Guard National Command Center in Washington, D.C. Their goal is to become pen pals with service members so they can learn about service, honor, country, and dedication while also work on improving their writing skills.

Barrick Elementary held a parade Monday to honor veterans. Students wore patriotic clothing and waved American flags as they celebrated our country’s freedom.

SCHOOLS: What did you do to honor veterans? Tweet photos of your ceremonies or activities tagging @HoustonISD, or send your photos to mailto:hisdphotos@yahoo.com. We’ll update the gallery below with the photos school submit.

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