Whether they realized it or not, K-5 students in the eastern half of Hawkins County got a glimpse into their own future Tuesday morning as Volunteer High School’s Class of 2019 participated in the fourth annual Graduate Parade.
"Jody was not only our data clerk in our school. She was our first face of Church Hill Elementary, she was our heart and soul of Church Hill Elementary, and we thought what better way to show how much she compassionately cared about those children." — CHES principal Hope Malone
Research indicates that students who have good attendance in kindergarten and first grade are 47 percent more likely to be reading on grade level in third grade.