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Honoring Veterans

Half Day School honored veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, with poems, essays, songs, and a great thank you shoutout! Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually in November for honoring military veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. Please enjoy the virtual Veterans Day assembly.

The following students were the winners of the Veterans Day essay contest. You can read their essays in this Google Doc:


  • Shireen Wangnoo

  • Shreya Bhave


  • Mila Bonner

  • Sophie Pedersen


  • Ananth Srinivasan

  • Gemma De La Paz