The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Students place U.S. Flags

 

Jack H. Smith

Savannah Bacon, Donna Loomis, and Frankie Smith place U.S. Flags for Memorial Day

The Friday before Memorial Day, the fourth grade class of Donna Loomis made their way to the Whitehall Cemetery to place United States Flags at the graves of Veterans.

Loomis, who also serves as a Colonel in the Montana Air National Guard, said the project was part of a civics lesson where the students learned about the origins of Memorial Day. She also wanted the students to know it was much more than a three-day weekend.

Loomis also used the project as a way for students to learn to give back to the community. The class also went back to the cemetery Tuesday to remove the flags.

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