By Mark C. Robinson
Wrangell Sentinel 

Evergreen students thank veterans with handmade cards


November 15, 2023

Mark C. Robinson

Third grader Jayden Mathieu proudly displays the card she made for Veterans Day.

Just as Veterans Day is a longstanding tradition, so is the work of Evergreen Elementary School students to create cards to honor vets on the special day.

The students worked in class on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 9-10, making the cards that were given out at Veterans Day events on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Evergreen Elementary Principal Ann Hilburn credited third grade teacher Jen Davies as the main motivator behind the cards, providing reminders well ahead of time, and making sure that the cards were delivered to the annual dinners held at the Elks Lodge and American Legion.

"It's been a longstan...

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