Regina students recite 'In Flanders Fields' in Cree, French, Urdu, Spanish

Students at Gladys McDonald elementary school performed poems and shared thoughts on peace for Remembrance Day.

Kids from Gladys McDonald school celebrate 100th anniversary of the poem

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      Students at Gladys McDonald elementary school in Regina paid their respects to veterans in an extra special way the day before the civic holiday. 

      On Tuesday morning, students performed the war poem In Flanders Fields in English, Cree, French, Urdu and Spanish.

      They were celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the poem which was written by Canadian soldier and poet John McCrae during the First World War.

      Teachers and parents helped the students translate the poem into the different languages. 

      They also had special guests at the school, made poppy wreaths and were treated to a performance of Last Post on trumpet.

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