THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) — Students finishing fifth grade at Silver Creek Elementary in Thornton had a special escort as they took off of for the next chapter of their lives.
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Here is our bag piping machine, Officer Quintana of @ThorntonPolice , leading our 5th grade Eagle Flight! Thank you Officer Q for always helping our Eagles fly off to middle school. #Traditions #OnwardTogether #DeanNation pic.twitter.com/BI2PdERqfuREAD MORE: Colorado Gets First Excessive Heat Warning On Record With Highs Set To Near 110 Degrees
— Mr. Oliver (@SCE_Principal) May 27, 2021
“Here is our bagpiping machine, Officer Quintana of [Thornton Police] leading our 5th grade Eagle Flight! Thank you Officer Q for always helping our Eagles fly off to middle school.”
Principal Oliver said the 5th grade Eagle Flight is one of his favorite celebrations of the year.MORE NEWS: 2 Year Old In Denver Amber Alert Found Safely
“It was my honor to march out w/ our 5th grade friends as they were celebrated by our student body, staff and families,” he tweeted.