Local schools honor Veterans Day with assemblies

Nov 12, 2012
Photo by: Bane Okholm A veteran holds a red carnation at Medomak Middle School in Waldoboro Nov. 9. The flowers were distributed to recognize those who had and are currently serving in the nation's armed forces.

Several area school held assemblies Nov. 9 in order to honor local veterans and Veterans Day, which fell on Sunday, Nov. 11. Schools and many businesses remain closed Nov. 12 in order to mark the holiday.

Rockland District Middle School fifth-graders perform a skit about the Pledge of Allegiance Nov. 9. (Photo by: Bane Okholm)
Iwo Jima veteran Roy Peasley of Rockland wipes his eyes during the Rockland District Middle School assembly. (Photo by: Bane Okholm)
Rockland District Middle School seventh-grader Zoe Goff sings the national anthem Nov. 9. (Photo by: Bane Okholm)
Rockland District Middle School students stand Nov. 9 to recognize friends and family members who have served in the military. (Photo by: Bane Okholm)
Fifth-grader Marina Lamkins escorts Cpl. Jeffrey Curtis out of the Rockland District Middle School assembly Nov. 9. Curtis is a U.S. Army flight medic and a veteran of Desert Storm. (Photo by: Bane Okholm)
Veterans sit onstage at Medomak Middle School in Waldoboro Nov. 9. (Photo by: Bane Okholm)
Maggie Ryan of Medomak Middle School in Waldoboro reads her Patriot Pen Essay Nov. 9. (Photo by: Bane Okholm)
U.S. Army veteran Michael York embraces daughter Katelyn York after reading his biography Nov. 9 at Medomak Middle School in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Bane Okholm)
Medomak Middle School students complete a flag-folding ceremony Nov. 9 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Bane Okholm)
Seventh-grader Lily Johnson reads an essay by Mabel Monroe at Rockland District Middle School Nov. 9. (Photo by: Bane Okholm)
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