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OPS Students Participate in 9/11 National Day of Remembrance

In recognition of the National Day of Remembrance, students around the district took part in activities to honor the victims of September 11th and recognize the military members, firefighters and police officers who serve our nation.

A group of approximately 150 students from North High Magnet, King Science and Technology Magnet and Lothrop Magnet gathered at Kountze Park to create a 24 by 48-foot pinwheel flag display and participated in a short ceremony that included partriotic songs and student-selected readings.

Student council members at Crestridge Magnet Center lowered the school’s American flags to half-staff  to honor the victims lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania.

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