Mary M. Rall

Students from throughout Chugiak-Eagle River came together for a rally at Community Covenant Church in Eagle River Sept. 25 in preparation for gathering around their school flagpoles in prayer Sept. 28 at area See You at the Pole events.

About 150 elementary, middle and high schoolers representing Chugiak, Eagle River and Anchorage schools and homeschool programs participated in the rally to build anticipation for SYATP.

Alliance Christian Fellowship Youth Pastor Josh Talbot encouraged participating students to pray for their teachers and schools.