Each year Desert Vista Elementary takes time to honor the veteran’s and those who are currently in the military. We come together as a school to show our appreciation of their bravery and sacrifice. This event is very important to all of us, especially Mrs. Smith, our principal. She has a long history of men in her family that have served in the military. Mrs. Fraher also has a lot of people in her family that was or will be in the military, including her dad and son.
This year third grade got the honor of focusing on the army. We learned that the Army has Seven Core Values. They are Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage. This kind of reminded our class of the Six Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, Citizenship.
There’s strong and then there’s Army strong!
It comes down to a way of living your life each and every day.
We also had a visit from soldiers who talked to us about the vehicles they use and what it means to be a soldier in the army.
Do you have family in one of the military branches?