American Legion Auxiliary Sponsors Coloring / Poster Contest
Article from The Eastern Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 24, June 14, 2003
BROWNVILLE JCT. – The Brownville Jct. American Legion Auxiliary sponsored a Memorial Day coloring and poster contest at the Elementary school in Brownville. The children in kindergarten, first and second grades colored patriotic pictures of Uncle Sam and the American Flag and the third, fourth and fifth grades made posters. The teachers in third - fifth grades read their students the book "In Flanders Field" by author Linda Granfield. It tells about World War II and how the poppy became the memorial flower for all Veterans. Following the reading the children made posters of their impressions of the book and what it meant to them. The pictures and posters were displayed in the halls at the school.
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