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1220 Newton Street, Jasper, Indiana

The American Legion Post 147

 AMERICAN FLAG EDUCATION
AND TESTING PROGRAM
 

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The above photo is from the the 4th Grade Class of the Precious Blood Elementary School of Jasper.  They participated in the Flag Testing Program February 2011.

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  The winners of the Precious Blood 4th grade Flag Education contest were
Lucas Bauer and Brooke Flannegan. 


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The above photo is from the 4th Grade Class of Holy Family.  They participated in the Flag Testing Program  February 2011.  The winners will be announced at the School Awards Day later in the school year.


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The above photo is from one of the 4th Grade Classes of NE Dubois Elementry.  They participated in the Flag Testing Program  March 2011. 

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  The winners of the Northease Dubois 4th grade Flag Education contest were
Darcy Vonderheide and Logan Dodd.


Flag Education Testing Program

The Flag Education Testing program was started in the Department of Indiana in 1996.  By 2004 over 300 elementary schools in the state of Indiana ordered over 28,000 tests and comic books.

The Flag Education Test is to be given in participation elementary schools during the month of February, which is when the tests are issued to the local American Legion Posts.  The test is open to fourth (4) grade students in all public, private, and parochial schools.

Each student participating in the Flag Education Test Program takes the same tests.  The answers on the test are scored agasinst a standardized answer sheet.

The test consists of 20 questions, which vary from multiple choice to true and false.

The following elementary schools in Dubois County participate in the program:  Ireland Elementary School, Tenth Street Elementary School, Holy Family Elementary School, Precious Blood Elementary School, and the Dubois Elementary School.

Testing the students will take place throughout the month of Feburary each year.

The Chariman of the program is the Adjutant, Daniel B Lawson and can be reached by calling 812 661-2440 or 812 482-3919.

The winning girl and boy student of each school will receive a $50.00 Savings Bond.  Their photos can be viewed in the Photo Gallery section of our website under Flag Testing along with photo's of the classroom testing events.

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