Local students join national classmates in flag salute

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN PHOTO BY DON RATZLAFF
Students at Hillsboro Elementary School joined with students in other local schools and schools across the entire country Friday in reciting the “Pledge of Allegiance” around their school-yard flag. Secretary of Education Rod Page asked all schools to participate as an expression of solidarity and a lesson in citizenship in light of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on New York City and Washington, D.C.

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