TOWACO, NJ - In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Cedar Hill Elementary School, Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (R-NJ-11) requested a flag be flown over the Capitol building in Washington D.C. 

The United States Flag was raised earlier this year for Cedar Hill, and was presented to the Montville Township Public School in March. The school also received a certificate signed by Congressman Frelinghuysen and the Architect of the Capitol, Stephen T. Ayers. 

In his note to the school, the Congressman congratulated the Cedar Hill community and wished the school continued success in the coming years.

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Principal Dr. Michael Raj and second grade teacher and safety patrol advisor, Colleen Dawson were on hand as four members of the Cedar Hill Safety Patrol ceremoniously folded the flag sent by Frelinghuysen. All fifth grade students, the Safety Patrol Honor Guard included Jaqueline Kozell, Samantha Keezer, Austin Bailey and Ethan Boeckel.

"The students and staff are honored by this thoughtful gesture," Raj said.

The flag is on display at Cedar Hill Elementary School.