Sherrard H.S. looking for participants on Veterans Day


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Posted Online: Oct. 25, 2013, 11:38 am
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Press release submitted by Sidney Roling


Veterans Day- Sherrard High School


Calling all Veterans and Active Duty Military Service! The Sherrard Jr./ Sr. High School is looking for participants in their assembly on Veterans Day, November 11th. All who attend are invited to enjoy breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m. and a presentation at 8:00 a.m. If you have a personal story you would like to share, they are also looking for guest speakers. For more information, or to sign up call Mrs. Crippen at 593-2175 ex. 1106 with your name, branch of military, details of the service, and contact information.



















 




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