Monroe school con­cert to honor vet­er­ans


A “Sa­lute to Our Troops” Veter­ans Day con­cert is today at 7 p.m. in the Can­trick Au­di­to­rium at Ar­bor­wood South Ele­men­tary School, 1008 Riverview Ave.

The vo­cal con­cert will be pre­sented by the fifth and sixth grade classes.

The stu­dents and their choir teacher, Janelle Mar­tin, have put to­gether an elec­tronic photo al­bum that will be shown on a large screen.

In other Mon­roe Pub­lic Schools news, Water­loo Ele­men­tary is col­lect­ing old phone books at its re­cy­cling bin as part of a county­wide re­cy­cling ef­fort spon­sored by AT&T and Mon­roe County. The drive, now in its third year, ends Dec. 10.

Water­loo has earned a Mich­i­gan Green School des­ig­na­tion, which is be­stowed on schools that achieve en­vi­ron­men­tal goals, in­clud­ing pro­tect­ing air, land, wa­ter, and an­i­mals.