Area kids are also honoring veterans in their own
Third and fourth graders at Irving Pertzsch Elementary
in Onalaska held a Veterans Day program today.
Area veterans were invited to attend the program .
which included multiple musical numbers .
and recognition of those who served.
Many of the kids in the program have had family members
in the military .
and shared 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