Retired Sgt. Major Kerry Birmingham of Topsham joins his grandson, Tyler Kenney, in saluting the flag last week during a special pre-Veterans Day assembly with veterans and active-duty soldiers at Blue Point School in Scarborough. There were presentations on the American flag, the branches of the Armed Forces, the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of “America the Beautiful.” At the conclusion, the veterans and soldiers were introduced and presented with gifts.Students and teachers at Blue Point School in Scarborough learned about Veterans Day in a special way on Friday, Nov. 4: by meeting veterans and active-duty soldiers, many of them relatives of Blue Point students.

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