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Mission Change members welcome students for first day

Regina Daniels, grandmother Regina Daniels, grandmother
Sarah Johnson, Mission Change member Sarah Johnson, Mission Change member
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Early Wednesday morning several students in Dougherty County headed back to school. Mission Change members attended Northside Elementary in Albany made sure their first day back was memorable. 

Dozens of volunteers as well as Superintendent David Mosley attended the welcoming of new and returning students.

Staff cheered on families as they entered the doors of the school with hand-made posters and words of encouragement.

Those involved say they wanted to bring positive messages and leave good first impressions with the kiddos. 

WALB spoke to one resident who has a grandson entering kindergarten, she believes the support will help guide students on the right path. 

"He was real excited he got up first. It shows that they care, they are going to be a good staff, a good team support for the kids. They got that school spirit," said grand-mother Regina Daniels. 

"I feel like we are setting the tone for the rest of the year, we want school to be fun, we want learning to be fun. We want them to be able to have good memories here," said Mission Change member Sarah Johnson.

Parents say they are excited for the new year.

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