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Saltillo parents send their kids back to school

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Saltillo parents send their kids back to school

Saltillo parents send their kids back to school

Parents share how they feel about their children returning to Saltillo high school during the pandemic.

Students return to school for the first day of school of in person classes today.

Wtva's alexis jones spoke with some parents today to see how they feel about sending their child back.

Just a few hours ago, parents picked up their kids from saltillo high school.

I spoke to a few of them about how they felt about sending their kids back.

To do it ."

"i know their number one priority is safety of kids and staff."

Cindy ellis is a retired teacher from the lee county school district..

She said she wasn't nervous for her child to go back to school.

"i felt fine with my child coming to school because i know the teachers, everybody had done everything they can to prepare for this."

Parent, kristi stone was also on the pick up line.

Kiristi didn't want to be on camera but she was excited because she feels her kid is in good hands.

"they're wearing masks, they're socially distancing when the can.

I think at some point you just have to take every precaution that you can and leave it in god's hands."

Joyce robinson chose to not be on camera either.

Her great great granddaughter is a student at saltillo high school.

Joyce said she didn't want to send her back to school, but she did it to to make her grandchild happy.

"i'm raising her so if i get the corona virus then who's going to take care of her?

That's the way i think about it because i don't have anybody else to do it."

Classes are fully traditional, but parents did have the option to put their kids in distant learning.

In saltillo.




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