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NATIONAL CHILDREN'S GRIEF AWARENESS DAY
Join us in wearing blue on November 15, as we come together to support the children who are grieving the loss of loved ones due to death, divorce, abandonment, incarceration, military deployment and immigration.
There will be children's activities in the Horning cafeteria (temporary tattoos, coloring/banner creation/ hand tracing) prior to the program. The formal event runs from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with the following:
Todd Gray, Superintendent of Waukesha Public Schools will welcome guests.
Dan Vrakas, Waukesha County Executive, will deliver an official proclamatioin.
Chris Beck, Executive Director of Healing Hearts of Waukesha County will show a 5 minute video created to honor this day.
Melissa Minkley, of the Waukesha County Grief Network will deliver follow-up remarks.
As a finale, the Children's Choir of Waukesha performs.
Following the ceremony, guests are invited to have refreshments, cookies made by participants in the ACAP (Adaptive Community Approach Program) and blue lemonade.
This is truly a collaborative community event to honor our children,
More About Horning Middle School
Horning Middle School is located next door to Banting Elementary School in Waukesha. The school serves students who attended Banting, Hadfield, Heyer, Hillcrest, Whittier and White Rock elementary schools. Students who graduate from the school will go on to study at Waukesha North High School, Waukesha South High School and Waukesha West High School. Horning faculty member Maureen Look-Ainsworth is the reigning Wisconsin Teacher of the Year.