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CCSD Schools Honoring Local Veterans

CCSD Schools Honoring Local Veterans
Posted on 11/07/2018
Veterans Day Celebration

Charleston County School District students and staff will be honoring local veterans in Veterans Day ceremonies over the course of the next several days.

Attached are links for events at Burke High School (Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.), Military Magnet Academy (Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.), and Charleston Progressive Academy (Monday, November 12, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.).

Burke High School Celebration Link

The Burke High School (BHS) JROTC is hosting its annual Veterans Day Ceremony to celebrate the courage, dedication, and sacrifice of our local military veterans.

The main speaker for the ceremony will be Brigadier General Jeffrey A. Jones, the Assistant Adjutant General-Army for the South Carolina National Guard.

When: Thursday, November 8, 2018; 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Military Magnet Celebration Link

Military Magnet Academy (MMA) is hosting its annual Veterans Day ceremony to honor military veterans in the community; highlights of the event include a parade and wreath-laying ceremony.

In addition, participating branches of the military, local law enforcement agencies, and first responders will have displays and be available to speak with visitors.

The ceremony also serves as an opportunity for students and parents throughout Charleston County School District to learn more about MMA.

When: Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Charleston Progressive Academy Ceremony Link

Charleston Progressive Academy (CPA) is hosting a special Veterans Day ceremony to honor the late Charleston native, Ralph Johnson. Johnson, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions in the Vietnam War, attended Courtenay Elementary School during his time as a student in Charleston County School District. CPA now resides on the campus that housed the old Courtenay Elementary.

The event will feature the raising of the American flag and a performance by the school’s leadership choir.

When: Monday, November 12, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

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