Weatherford Christian School elementary students paused Nov. 8 to pay tribute to both veterans and grandparents as part of a continuing annual tradition for the school to combine the two special occasions, instead of recognizing Grandparents’ Day in its normal month of September.
“So many of our WCS grandparents served this wonderful country and what better way to gather all of them together for one special day and not only honor them as grandparents but also acknowledge their service to our country,” director of development Leslie Chalmers said.
Pre-K through 6th grade students prepare weeks ahead of the day during their music class for a musical program presented in the South Main Church of Christ auditorium. The program is led by WCS music teacher Sharon Floyd, who brings to the school a wealth of knowledge about performing arts and musicals. WCS also provides grandparents with a special brunch upon arrival and tours of the campus and classrooms to give them a better idea of the wonderful experience their grandchildren or loved ones are receiving.
WCS has a strong belief in both family and service to others so this program allows the students and staff to say thank you to those that have served our country and also acknowledge the grandparents that make WCS’ family unit so special.