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Manchester High to hold Memorial Day Ceremony May 22

Manchester Township High School will hold their first ever Memorial Day Observance Ceremony on Wednesday, May 22 at 8:00 a.m. Organizer Dan Staples said the purpose of this event is to honor the memories of fallen servicemen, promote patriotism, create unity as a school community and Nation, and to teach students about the importance of Memorial Day. The ceremony will be held on the MTHS football field, 101 South Colonial Drive, or indoors in the event of inclement weather.

The ceremony will include special guest Earl Granville, a Wounded Warrior and motivational speaker; an address by Mayor Palmer; VFW essay presentation; wreath presentation to Gold Star Families; performances by MTHS NJROTC, chorus and band; and patriotic art displays.

Students and staff will attend the ceremony as part of the school day and the public is also invited. Please RSVP to dstaples@mtschools.org by 5/17.

This event is sponsored by the Manchester Township Education Association through an NJEA Pride grant.

There will be an early dismissal for the high school on this date.