Photos: All red, white and blue on Flag Day

06/14/2012 6:00 PM |

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Riley Avenue Elementary School students proudly displayed the American flag Thursday.

Students from Riley Avenue Elementary School showed off their patriotic spirit Thursday on Flag Day. The second graders hosted a parade in the school parking lot, read personal essays about the American flag and sang patriotic songs such as “It’s a Grand Old Flag.”

Afterward they had a musical production in the gym.

Flag Day officially became set as June 14 in 1949 with a congressional resolution signed by President Harry Truman.

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