Songs and more celebrate the stars and stripes

Boy Scouts Brandon Sorrell and Patrick Merrill raised the flag before the Flag Day ceremony at North Canaan Elementary School on Wednesday, June 14. Photo by Ashlee Baldwin

NORTH CANAAN — The students of North Canaan Elementary School (NCES) celebrated Flag Day on Wednesday, June 14. 

The small ceremony started outside the school, where students, staff and parents gathered to watch the Boy and Girl Scouts, led by Eagle Scout and Housatonic Valley Regional High School senior Michael O’Connor (who is an NCES alumnus), salute as eighth-grade scouts Brandon Sorrell and Patrick Merrill raised the flag. Seventh-grader Joey Brennan played taps.

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