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East Lake Students Send Their Love to Veterans

To thank those who served their nation, student at East Lake Elementary School took part in the Valentines for Veterans program. In late January and early February, children throughout the school created colorful and personalized cards for retired servicemen and women.

Kindergartners in Meggin Hall’s class first brainstormed words to describe veterans, such as brave, hero and selfless, which helped them in writing their messages. Cards were then sent to the Long Island State Veterans Home at Stony Brook University

MaryAnn Cockerill’s first-graders used the opportunity to improve their technology skills by typing and printing messages to attach to their heart-shaped construction paper creations.