Students Send Flags to Soldiers 

Students and staff at Sebasticook Valley Middle School are doing their part to support Maine troops overseas.The spent the day folding flags into pocket bags…they’ll be sent to deployed servicemen and women.One of the flags will be sent to Afghanistan and then returned to the school to be displayed as a reminder of the troops’ sacrifices.Teachers say the project is especially important because several staff members and students have loved ones who are actively serving overseas.The students say they were glad to help.<"because they're fighting for our freedom and some of them are dying and we're just helping them out because the families need it.">Students and staff members have also been collecting donations to send to troops overseas.They’re preparing boxes with all kinds of snacks and toiletries to be shipped to Maine soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.