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Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media Maeve O’Brien (left) and Ophelia Joslyn, seventh-grade Wilmette Junior High School stufents, make tray favors for veterans Thursday, Nov. 7, in Wilmette.
Students (left to right) Grace O’Brien Cecilia Fowler,Olivia Harris, Claire O’Brien and Evelyn Fowler work on gifts for hospitalized Veterans.
Susan Pinkowski from the American Legion Auxiliary Huerter-Wilmette Unit 46 meets the students.
Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter
3:40 pm CST November 9, 2019
A day off of school meant a day of goodwill for nearly 50 Wilmette District 39 students who chose to spend the morning of Thursday, Nov. 7, honoring veterans by making 300 thoughtful crafts.