Irwin County Celebrates Pre-K Week - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Irwin County Celebrates Pre-K Week

Wallace Parish says its important to show young children that they can trust the police Wallace Parish says its important to show young children that they can trust the police
Wallace Parish takes pictures with preschoolers at Irwin County Elementary School Wallace Parish takes pictures with preschoolers at Irwin County Elementary School
Wallace Parish read several books to preschoolers Wallace Parish read several books to preschoolers
IRWIN CO., GA (WALB) -

Irwin County Elementary School celebrated Pre-K week with a special guest. Ocilla Police officer Wallace Parish read several books to pre-schoolers this morning.

Community leaders have visited the school each day this week. The school's celebration focuses on literacy. Pre-K teachers say it's important for community leaders to interact with students to set good examples.

"It means that they still have a passion for our kids and that education is still important to them," said Pre-K Teacher Abby Clayton.

"As law enforcement anyways is to help show them that we are not bad people. That they can trust us, if they need us they can come to us," said Wallace Parish with the Ocilla Police Department.

This is the first time that Irwin County Elementary has celebrated Pre-K Week.

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.  

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Students paint home for Albany family

    Students paint home for Albany family

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-06-27 23:18:44 GMT
    Student volunteers painting home (Source: WALB)Student volunteers painting home (Source: WALB)

    Students have traveled from Nashville to Albany this week to volunteer. 

    More >>

    Students have traveled from Nashville to Albany this week to volunteer. 

    More >>
  • City leaders to draft model for opioid epidemic

    City leaders to draft model for opioid epidemic

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-06-27 23:05:48 GMT
    Dice explains fentanyl is the most potent opioid to city leaders (Source: WALB)Dice explains fentanyl is the most potent opioid to city leaders (Source: WALB)

    Local health leaders are stepping to the front lines to fight the drug epidemic face on. 

    More >>

    Local health leaders are stepping to the front lines to fight the drug epidemic face on. 

    More >>
  • Rainfall Gauge

    Rainfall Gauge

    Today: 0.00": Monthly Total 3.52"; Normal for the Month 5.21"; Yearly Total 22.52"; -/+ Year to Date -5.66".

    More >>

    Today: 0.00": Monthly Total 3.52"; Normal for the Month 5.21"; Yearly Total 22.52"; -/+ Year to Date -5.66".

    More >>
Powered by Frankly