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City of Live Oak and Crestview Elementary usher in Arbor Day

The City of Live Oak and Crestview Elementary ushered in Arbor Day with beautiful singing, artwork, and, of course, the annual Arbor Day tree donation!

Live Oak Mayor Mary Dennis shared the Arbor Day Proclamation with the students reminding them of the importance of caring for our environment and making their city a beautiful and healthy place to live.

The Crestview Choir sang America the Beautiful and got the crowd smiling and swaying with their energetic performance of the perfect song for the beautiful morning, “Bright Happy Day”. 

JISD Superintendent Dr. Fields recognized the contributions of the City of Live Oak and the Village Garden Club to our school community. 

“Our yearly celebration of Arbor Day with the City of Live Oak and the Live Oak Village Garden Club is a true reminder of the wonderful things that happen when we join together with community partners to make our cities and schools better places to live and learn,” Fields said.

He also challenged the students to take good care of the tree donated to their campus. So it would be around for years to come.

“You will be able to watch this tree grow during your years here at Crestview and leave it for the students that come after you,” Field said.

Mark Kroeze of the Texas A&M Forest Service also reminded the students about the importance of caring for our environment. He also introduced the most important guest, at least to our Crestview students,  Smokey the Bear!

JISD would like to thank the City of Live Oak, the Parks and Recreation Department, Live Oak Village Garden Club and the Live Oak Tree Care Board for their continued partnership and active involvement in our Live Oak schools. 

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