Lake Country Academy Students Practice Self-Sacrifice in Honor of Veteran’s Day
Self-sacrifice can be defined as the behavior of someone who chooses not
to have or to do something they want in order to help other people.
Lake Country Academy is focusing their November Core Virtue on
self-sacrifice, in conjunction with the honoring of our military on
Veteran’s Day. Students collected food items for the Salvation
Army to demonstrate
their self-sacrifice. Students are expected to “earn” the food item by
doing something for someone else.
In addition to the food drive, pre-k
through 8th grade students have written over 300 letters of gratitude
to send to the Department of Veterans Affairs of Wisconsin. The drawings
and letters of gratitude helped students honor Veteran’s service to our
An honor guard of fourth grade students greeted the student body as they arrived at a special assembly on Veteran’s Day which included one minute of silence throughout the school at 11:00 a.m.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
November 23, 2011