St. Mary Catholic School in Schwenksville honored area veterans while providing a “teaching moment” for its students.
Sponsored by the St. Mary Home and School Association, the May 23 event marked the school’s 13th annual Memorial Day celebration. The day began with a 9 a.m. Mass at St. Mary Church, followed by a 10:45 a.m. celebration on the parish grounds.
The American flag was lowered to half-mast to honor those who have died while serving in the U.S. military/ The program also included the posting and retiring of colors, with students participating in a flag presentation, the distribution of buddy poppies, memorial wreath presentations, the reading of essays and a tribute to those who have fallen.
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