“Purple Up! For Military Kids” Day: Wear Purple on April 17!

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April is Month of the Military Child, and Wednesday, April 17, is “Purple Up! For Military Kids” Day!

“Purple Up! For Military Kids” is a day set aside for everyone around the nation to show their support for military-connected students. The Virginia Department of Education encourages school communities, including teachers, principals, students, parents, bus drivers, etc., to wear purple on Wednesday, April 17, to show support for our military students and appreciation for their strength and sacrifices. Continue reading