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Remembrance Day 2018

NEWS RELEASE                                 
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200

​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 6, 2018
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

Remembrance Day
- a wide variety of school commemorations-

Remembrance Day 2018 falls on a Sunday, therefore schools throughout the Greater Essex County District School Board will hold their observances on Friday, November 9th.

Each school has a ceremony planned during the school day. Many have been planned and will be officiated by students. There is a wide variety of formats being used, from a traditional all-school assembly with speakers and the laying of wreaths to audio presentations broadcast throughout the school on the public address system.

November 11, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the cessation of armed conflict in World War 1 which has increased the significance of this year's commemoration.

The scheduled ceremonies vary in start times between 9:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Media are welcome to attend. For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.

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