PHOTOS: Eckville Elementary observes Remembrance Day

Eckville Elementary School students, staff and parents gathered Nov. 8 for the ceremony.


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Lily Spittle lights one of the candles after opening remarks by Rev. Sandra Franklin-Law. In this section of the ceremony students read a piece which explained why they light their candle. By the end 11 lit candles lined the table. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
The Grade 2 class recited In Flanders Field for the gym full of students, teachers and parents. Also in attendance was Mayor Helen Posti and a member of the Eckville Legion. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Holdyn Bramall reads a section of “Why Wear a Poppy” during the Thursday morning ceremony. He and his Grade 4 classmates took turns reading excerpts from the book. They were followed by the Grade 5’s who recited the Act of Remembrance.
Cayli Lawrence and Jon Elliott lay one of four wreaths at the school’s Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 8. The wreaths were laid after the playing of The Last Post and the two minutes of silence by Grade 6 students. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

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