On Thursday, we read a book about Veteran's Day that started with the sentence, "Some people think that Veteran's Day is just another day off of school." To ensure that my students understood WHY they had an extra day this weekend, I invited a veteran to speak with our class. Jayce's grandfather came to our class and told us what it meant to be a veteran. We also took a look at some hats and helmets from veterans of many different wars: Civil War, WWI, and WWII, and current day helmets. The helmets belong to Mr. E, the Quest teacher on short-term contract who is our neighbor. Thanks to both gentlemen for sharing with our class!