PHOTOS: C.P. Blakely Elementary School honours Remembrance Day

C.P. Blakely Elementary School held their Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 7 with guests from the Legion and RCMP.


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Lila Eastwood, Izzabella McNeely-Hintz and Kaleb Key were the MC’s for C.P. Blakely Elementery School’s Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 7. Here the three with Principal Anne Frey after her welcome. Principal Frey later read the book “A Poppy is to Remember” by Heather Patterson and Ron Lightburn. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Sylvan Lake Legion members, Barry Virtue and Muriam Jaffrey laid the wreaths at the Wednesday morning ceremony. In attendance at the event was also RCMP Contstable Pillsworth and Don McLean, who lead the procession with his bagpipes. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Wendelynn McCutcheon, with the Legion, and her granddaughter Kayliegh McCutcheon performed the Lighting of the Candle as the whole school sand “Child of Peace” alongside the choir. The candle was lit after a few students recited In Flanders Field. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
C.P. Blakely’s Grades 3-6 choir lent their voices to the ceremony. The lead the school in the national anthem, “Child of Peace,” and God Save the Queen. They also sang “Live in Harmony” before the laying of the wreaths. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

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