Monday, November 11, 2013

Cubberley Elementary salutes armed forces ... and moms and dads

Cubberley Elementary School students gathered at their weekly PeaceBuilder’s Assembly and learned first-hand from honored guests about Veteran’s Day. Each guest shared their responsibilities, experiences, and reasons for serving our country.

Cubberley assembly Commander DesaRae Janzen, US Coast Guard and parent of Cubberley students, Sydney and Cody Janzen explained, “It was the end of World War I at 11:00 a.m., November 11, 1918 (the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month) and on this day we set aside this day to thank and honor living veterans who served honorably in the military in wartime or peacetime.”

Also honored were Petty Officer First Class Shanita Frieson, US Navy, Sergeant and parent of Anthony Black, Manfred Pierce, US Marine Corps, parent of James Richmond, Ensign Nicholas Haan, US Navy and Petty Officer First Class, Vladimir Ramos, U.S. Navy.

For more information on Cubberley, contact Principal Rosemary Cruz at (858) 496-8075.