It's time for our Daily Holiday this morning.
A public holiday set-aside to honor people who have
served in the U-S armed forces for their patriotism.
love of country.
and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common
Area kids were honoring veterans yesterday.
Third and fourth graders at Irving Pertzsch Elementary
in Onalaska held a Veterans Day program.
It included musical performances.
and recognition of those who have served.
Many of the kids have had family members in the military.
We asked what the program meant to them.
It's really nice because you get to see them up close
and it's really sweet.
It's really great, it's been a privilege to do this
in front of them.
Like, it felt like it was a new part in my life that
struck my heart to thank all of the veterans of what
The kids say they spent about six weeks practicing
all of the songs for the program .
and were a little nervous to perform in front of the