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Did your kids have school today? Did you have school on Veteran's Day when you were a kid?

We had school on Veterans Day when I was a kid and we had an assembly or program where different veterans would come in and speak. I always thought it was interesting to hear some of their stories.
Now kids stay home and watch tv or play video games instead.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:58 PM on Nov. 11, 2010 in Holidays

Answers (10)
  • I had school when I was a kid and ALL the schools in my area have school today, including the colleges.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 4:59 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Early Release Day today. I just asked my son... They didn't even talk about it. I guess I will tonight when I help him with his school work.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 5:00 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • All the school here were in session, but I have no idea if any did anything.
    montanagal2005

    Answer by montanagal2005 at 5:06 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • No School here and No school when I was a kid. Both my hubby and father are Veterans, but hubby still had to work.
    mslksdh

    Answer by mslksdh at 5:08 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • No school here but we did go to school. I always thought we got the day after Thanksgiving in exchage for Veterans Day. However , no mail and we are waiting for an important letter
    mom2priceboys

    Answer by mom2priceboys at 5:18 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Full day today, but my little guy has the stomach bug and didn't go....they did talk about it and had
    a guest veteran come out to their class a few days ago...
    gmasboy

    Answer by gmasboy at 6:40 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • We had school today at my school we did nothing my daughters school had an assembly she just said and sang some songs the there was parade down town. I had school when I was kid
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 7:16 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • So maybe it's just here.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 8:06 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Yes, and yes. I don't remember if we had anything special when I was a kid, but our school has local veterans come in and talk to the kids, and most of the day is centered around learning different stuff pertaining to Veterans Day.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:16 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • yes my child had school today they had some big thing at school for all the veterans and all they came home with flags!!
    Shannon706

    Answer by Shannon706 at 8:31 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

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