Neshaminy schools celebrated Constitution Day on Monday, September 17 with several activities. That date is the 231st anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, and any school receiving federal funding is mandated to teach the history and content of the Constitution around that date.
The Constitution Day speaker series at Maple Point Middle School included visits from PA Rep. Frank Farry, US Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick and Middletown Township Board of Supervisors Chairperson Amy Strouse. Tom Sofield from LevittownNow also spoke to a smaller group in the library. What a better way to learn about our Constitution than from those that live it every day?
Rep. Fitzpatrick and Supervisor Strouse speak to students
Rep. Frank Farry
Third and fourth grade students at Pearl S. Buck Elementary School in Levittown gathered in the cafeteria (rain precluded a gathering around the flag pole outside) to sing patriotic songs and recite the Pledge of Allegiance: