11 Sep Patriot Day – Remembrance of 9/11
On September 11, 2019, Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School held an assembly for the whole school in remembrance of 9/11. Today is the 18th anniversary of that tragic day and it is important that we continue to remember the victims and their families along with the first responders and volunteers that risked their lives to help. All faculty and students took part in the morning’s assembly out on the soccer field, which included the singing of the National Anthem by our 9th grader, Jenna Aldana, followed by a speech about the importance of the day by our 11th grader, Mikaylah Mgbako. Following the assembly students lined the school property with American flags that they made earlier in the week to showcase their patriotism. We hope the students felt the importance of the day and understand the impact this tragedy had on our Country, as well as recognize the reasons we are proud to be Americans. Some of our heroes still need our support as they suffer through 9/11 related illnesses, and by honoring this day each year, we remember their sacrifices.