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Veteran's Day Assembly honors local heroes


The high school gym was filled with locals of all ages last Friday as the school and its students honored Petersburg men and women who have served our country.

Jim Engell told those in attendance a brief history of how the Veteran’s Day Assembly came about in the 1980s.

“A lot of schools around the country take the day off, you can go to the malls and there’s big sales and all those things,” Engell said. “I love the fact that we actually have school, and here we are today honoring our veterans.”

Some fifth graders carried flags during the “Armed Forces Medley.” The middle s...

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