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Eighth Graders Meet Veterans When Studying Patriotism
Porter Ridge Middle Eighth Graders were recently visited by members of the Indian Trail Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. Members of the Post presented a program on patriotism. We also are participating in an essay writing program. Patriot's Pen, a youth-essay writing contest endorsed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals' contest criteria, is a nationwide competition that gives students in grades 6, 7 and 8 the opportunity to write essays expressing their views on democracy. Annually, more than 115,000 students participate in the contest.
Written by: Rich Garland
Posted: Oct 20, 2010 by Casey Rimmer