Division News Article

Honouring our veterans—No Stone Left Alone

November 11th, 2021

This week some of our schools honoured local veterans in special remembrance ceremonies known as “No Stone Left Alone.”

Participating in the No Stone Left Alone experience provides students a unique, heartfelt and authentic encounter which increases their knowledge of the role Canadian soldiers played in history, in wartime and peacekeeping missions. It also raises awareness of the sacrifices our military have made and continue to make today. (www.nostoneleftalone.ca)

These Grade 4 students from Neerlandia Public Christian School placed a poppy wreath on all the graves of those who served in a war, who now rest in Neerlandia Cemetery.

These Pembina North Community School Grade 9 students and their teacher Carling Montgomery held a ceremony at the Dapp Cemetery, in which they placed markers on the gravesites of 18 war veterans.  The ceremony was attended by veterans Jim Turnbull and John Tyrell. (The ground was frozen so the students had to drill a pilot hole for the flags.)

Dunstable School students also participated in No Stone Left Alone on November 10th at the cemetery at Our Lady of Lourdes and at Sion United Church.

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