Meadowlark First Graders receive flags on Presidents Day


March 2, 2022

Meadowlark first grade teachers Mrs. Sheena Barber and Mrs. Tammy Edwards help Chinook Lion Richard Cronk hand out miniature desk top flags to first graders at Meadowlark Elementary in Chinook. It's a tradition to give the flags to students on or around Presidents Day. This year the flag giveaway coincided with the actual Presidents Day.

First graders at Meadowlark Elementary in Chinook were pretty excited when Lion Richard Cronk walked in with a box of miniature American flags. They knew the drill, he was going to talk about the American flag, then give them each one of the miniature American flags. Several of the first graders had older siblings who had come home with a flag in prior years.

Lion Cronk asked the kids to stand and pledge allegiance to the flag. It was pretty clear this was not their first time saying the pledge. That went very well. Then the discussion turned to the history of the flags and what each star repr...

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