Students pay respects

High Prairie Elementary School students in Grade 4-6 participated in the No Stone Left Alone ceremony at High Prairie St. Mark’s Anglican Church Cemetery on Nov. 3. The ceremony included Two Minutes of Silence and the playing of The Last Post and Reveille. Students also recited In Flanders Fields by memory. The brief ceremony was highlighted by students placing poppies and Canadian flag on the graves of Veterans. It is the fourth year HPE participated in the program.

High Prairie Elementary School Grade 4-6 students participated in the No Stone Left Alone ceremony at High Prairie St. Mark’s Anglican Church Cemetery on Nov. 3. The ceremony involves students placing poppies at the graves of veterans. It is the fourth year HPE has participated in No Stone Left Alone and the 12th year for the program in Canada. Above, Mileena Kaminesky, Grade 4, left, and Emma Schewa, Grade 5, place poppies and Canadian flags on the grave of a veteran.
Grade 6 student Oliver Warren-Currier, left, and Benjamin Bain, Grade 4, prepare to lay a wreath on behalf of students.
High Prairie Royal Canadian Legion president Don Ebbett, right, and Legion member Tony Belli, left, salute during the playing of Reveille. On behalf of the Legion, Ebbett appreciates the efforts of High Prairie Elementary School students to recognize fallen heroes.

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