PS/MS 105 Celebrates End To Violence
The assembly program opened with students parading down the aisles holding signs with slogans such as Stop the Violence, Value Your Life, Save the Children, Peace Starts With Me and Don't Take Our Future Away. The assembly was a collaboration among the students, staff, parents and administration of PS/MS 105.
During the program, students read original essays and poetry after lighting a candle that symbolizes peace and safety throughout the Rockaway peninsula. In addition, police Youth Officer Roper of the 101 Precinct spoke to the students about safety in the community. The program concluded with the audience singing "Give Peace a Chance" and "Imagine."