Honorary Veterans Lunch Set. Nov. 9

Veterans Eat Free at Elementary Schools

Article Date: Nov 06, 2017

Elementary Schools Host Honorary Veterans Lunch Nov. 9

Family members of students or staff who are Veterans or active military members receive free lunch at all elementary schools in Bend-La Pine Schools

In honor of Veterans Day, all elementary schools within Bend-La Pine Schools will host an Honorary Veterans Lunch on Thursday, Nov. 9. Family members of students or staff who are veterans or who are active members of the military will receive a lunch free of charge during this event.

“We want to celebrate, honor and thank those who serve our country in the armed forces and welcome them into our schools for a tasty lunch together,” said Garra Schluter, Supervisor of Child Nutrition.

Lunch serving times are available on our School Meals webpage

Several schools are also honoring veterans in additional ways. These include:

  • November 8, 1:20 p.m. Veterans’ Day Assembly at High Lakes Elementary School
  • November 9, 9 a.m. Veterans’ Day Breakfast at Three Rivers School: Local veterans are invited to attend a celebration breakfast at Three Rivers School. RSVPs requested 541-355-3000.
  • November 9, 10 a.m. Veterans’ Day Assembly at Summit High School: Summit will host a Veterans’ Day Assembly featuring four stories from four different wars during the event: a "Rosie the Riveter" from WWII, a Korean War and Vietnam War vet, and an army combat nurse who served during Iraq/Afghanistan. All of these honorees either are from the Bend area or live here now.
  • November 9, 11 a.m. Veterans’ Day Assembly at Bend Senior High School: Bend Senior High School will host an assembly to honor veterans.

Note: The photo here is of La Pine High School student, Diondre, who is involved in the school's ROTC program.