Sharon Elementary holds “wave parade”


NEWBURGH, Ind. (WEHT) — Before the school year starts Wednesday, Sharon Elementary hosted a unique event to welcome back students.

Families drove through the parking lot holding signs and waved to teachers and staff, who also held signs.

Jacob Moyes, Title I coordinator at Sharon, says the parade was designed to relieve anxiety and show students they’re excited for the upcoming year.

Eyewitness News is hosting ‘Back to School: New Lesson’ an hour-long live special featuring local educational leaders answering your questions about returning to the classroom. The special will air on Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. on ABC 25.

Warrick County superintendent Brad Schneider will be part of that conversation. To submit a question for Schneider, click here.

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(This story was originally published on Aug. 11, 2020)


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