Carson Middle School honors veterans |

Carson Middle School honors veterans

Photos by Shannon Litz/Nevada AppealCarson Middle School social studies teacher and Army veteran Jim Hannah looks at the display on the lawn of of the school Wednesday. Eighth-graders there interviewed veterans then posted their biographies on the placards in front of the school. Community members are invited to view the display through Sunday.

Other schools throughout the school district also are honoring Veterans Day this week.

Carson High School will hold its Veterans recognition ceremony 10:45 a.m. today in Senator Square. The public is invited to attend.

Eagle Valley Middle School students are displaying the names of veterans on banners in the hallways of the school.

Students at Seeliger Elementary School celebrated Wednesday with an online chat with Sgt. Brent Peden of the Nevada Army National Guard Division 485 of the Military Police, who is deployed to Afghanistan.

His mother, Kolleen Miller, sister Kimberly Gordon, and daughter Makayla Peden, a second-grader at Seeliger, talked to him via Skype.

The student body and staff of Seeliger Elementary gave their thanks to him for his service.

Mike Shaughnessy, retired from the U.S. Army colonel introduced 40 veterans who attended the assembly to the students. 

Music teacher Mary Law and her students presented a program as well.