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In Honor of Veterans Everywhere We Sell Stars

posted Nov 8, 2016, 12:10 PM by Jeffrey Wolf

By:Robby Timmler, Staff Writer

Posted November 8th , 2016

In our country the date November 11th is one that doesn’t go unnoticed, for November 11th is Veterans Day. In the tradition of Veterans Day, Slinger High School is selling stars for $1 from November 7th to November 11th to raise up money to send a veteran on Honor Flight to see the war memorials in Washington D.C. The stars fundraiser is run by the social studies department, which includes Mr. Wolf, Mrs. Stolaski, and Mr. Hamm. This tradition of selling stars started 1999. The star was chosen as the selling item because it's the symbol of the veterans. Each year we try send at least one veteran on the Honor Flight, but it’s tough since it costs 500 dollars to send a veteran on the Honor Flight. Last year, we raised $320. The men and women that defended our country deserve to be recognized for their hard work and sacrifice. To veterans everywhere the District of Slinger, Wisconsin thanks you for your service.