Teacher Kelly Martin (right) looks on as members of the Dupont Middle School robotics team show off their new STEM room, complete with a new robotics table, during an open house Thursday.

Members of the St. Albans High School Marine Corps JROTC present the colors during a Marine Corps birthday celebration and a salute to veterans in the school’s gymnasium Thursday morning. Friday marks the 248th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps. Veterans Day is Saturday.