Blades Elementary ‘high-fives’ first responders




Blades Elementary School in the Mehlville School District honored first responders and military members and veterans on Sept. 11 with a special assembly in honor of Patriot Day. Students performed for their honored guests, who included officers from the St. Louis County Police Department and a father from the University City Police Department, Officer Joseph Brewer, above, and also participated in a high-five line.

‘Such a wonderful day at Blades! It was so inspiring to see our First Responders honored for their sacrifice and hard work each and everyday!!’ the school posted on Facebook. ‘The students and staff did a great job with their song thanking our guests! … #neverforget’