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Dadeville city schools host various Veterans Day programs

Published 12:34pm Thursday, November 8, 2012

Patriotism will take center stage in Dadeville with a number of Veterans Day events on tap.

Each city school will feature Veterans Day programs.

- Dadeville Elementary School’s program will be held Friday. There will be a noon reception for the veterans who have been invited, and the full program will begin at 1 p.m.

“We have invited about 80 veterans to our Veterans Day program,” said Counselor Christi Jones. “We invite the older veterans in our community, and we also have students invite people.”

The program will include students singing, posting of the colors by cadets from Lyman Ward Military Academy,  and a presentation of the Armed Forces Medley by fifth graders.

- Councill Middle School’s Veterans Day Program will be Friday morning. Students may invite veterans to a breakfast from 7–8 a.m., and the full program will begin at 8 a.m., featuring Lyman Ward cadets, various student participants and a patriotic Powerpoint presentation.

- Dadeville High School’s program will be held Thursday at 8:30 a.m.  in new auditorium. “It’s the first program we’ve had since the auditorium has been renovated,” said Counselor Cheryl Bynum.

The program will feature Superintendent Joe Windle speaking, the Auburn University Air  Force ROTC posting and retiring colors, student participants, a veterans slideshow and performances by the band and choir.

The public is invited.

Many local entities in downtown Dadeville will be closed Monday, including Dadeville City Hall, Tallapoosa County Courthouse, the Dadeville Post Office, Aliant Bank and PNC Bank.