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LES holds Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assembly

JANUARY 17, 2023 — On Friday, January 13th, students and staff at Lyons Elementary School celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an afternoon assembly. The event included singing throughout, with the LES Chorus both performing as well as leading singalongs with the audience. Highlights also included a poetry reading, a Reader’s Theater, and a presentation of awards for the MLK Contest.

This year's MLK Contest asked students to create posters and poems answering either what freedom means to them or how they help others. Two winners in each category were announced at the assembly. Congratulations to the following winners:

What Freedom Means to Me
Morgan Metcalf
Mackenzie Kesel

How I Help Others
Abraham Thurston & Emily Thurston (tie)
Amayah Turner

Honorable Mentions
Kingston Scott
Marleigh Stone
Juni Gonzales

The assembly was live-streamed and the recording may be viewed on YouTube.