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Junior American Citizens
Hudson JAC is sponsored by the Anthony Smith NSDAR in Lufkin, Texas.
Sponsors: Brianna DiLorenzo (Middle School) and Jason Pierson (High School)

 

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The purpose is of JAC is to teach young Americans the principles of democratic government and promote good citizenship with an appreciation for American heritage and history.  The Hudson Middle School JAC is available to all Middle School students and is sponsored by the DAR Anthony Smith chapter.  Member participation includes community service and patriotic activities, as well as showing support for American troops and veterans. 

Preliminary Schedule for 2020-2021 School Year

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month, unless otherwise specified.  

We meet at 7:30 in the morning, BEFORE school.  Our location will be listed in the announcements.

There are no dues collected but T-shirts are $6.00 and donations are appreciated.

Ongoing JAC opportunitites:   Raise and lower flag each school day at Hudson Middle School
                                                                       Assist teachers and community with pratriotic, educational, and supportive services.
                                                                       Be a role model of “Good Citizenship” to others. 

  • October 6th Meeting

    • Sock-tober Collection: Collecting socks for the V.A. Clinic in Houston

    • Operation Gratitude: Collect 2 yards of fleece and/or flannel make scarves to send military stationed overseas 

    • DAR National American History Contest:  Theme:  “The 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower: Rise and Shine for New Opportunities in a New World.”  Entries DUE December 1st.

  • November 3rd Meeting

    • Christmas Care Package Collection 

    • Making Posters for the Veteran’s Day Assembly (TBA)

    • Pineywoods Veterans Day Celebration (TBA)

    • Veteran’s Day Parade in Huntington (TBA)

  • December 1st Meeting

    • Christmas Parade of Lufkin (TBA)

    • Festival of Trees at the Museum of East Texas (TBA)

    • Blue Star Mothers of America: Christmas Care Package Decoration (Dec. 3rd)

    • Wreaths Across America (Dec. 19th)

  • January 12th Meeting

    • Valentine Design Contest Due (Jan. 25th)

    • Elect Valentine Card Winner (Jan. 28th)

  • February 2nd Meeting

    • Sign Valentine’s Day Cards

    • Valentine Card Delivery to the Charlie Wilson V.A. (Feb. 12th)

    • Easter Care Package Collection 

  • March 2nd Meeting

    • Blue Star Mothers of America: Easter Care Package Decoration (TBA)

    • Vietnam Veteran’s Day Celebration Luncheon (March 30th)

  • April 6th Meeting

    • VFW Easter Egg Hunt Cookie Collection 

    • Month of the Military Child: PurpleUp! Contest (April 16th)

  • May 4th Meeting

    • Military Appreciation Month (TBA)

    • Nursing Home Visitation

 

Contact Brianna DiLorenzo

Classroom Number:
Rm 808
School Phone:
936-875-9295
Conference Time:
11:10am - 1:15pm Lunch Duty from 11:30 - 12:30