Students at Valley Rivers Middle School on October 28, 2014 joined more than one
million other students across the country to help break down social and racial barriers by
participating in the 12th annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day.
“It was great to learn about different countries and cultures by talking to the students at the
University of Maine at Fort Kent. He, Kyle Robyn, was really down to earth and explained how
even though they (Scotland) do things a bit differently, such as eating Kippers (cold, smoked
herring), or call a line a queue, we are the same as well. Both countries speak English and both
play soccer, for example” stated Tobi, just one of the enthralled students in attendance.
The event, launched by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project in 2002,