Excitement builds for the new school year

Published 3:50 pm Thursday, August 24, 2017

Maggie Wilson (center back), Brody Wilkins (center right) and Sawyer Ruppe (left) help Tryon Elementary kindergarten teacher, Jessica Wilkins (front right), and assistant teacher, Dottie Wilson, (not shown) organize the books for Wilkins’ classroom. The children came by the school Thursday to help get the classrooms decorated and organized for “meet the teacher” Thursday afternoon. Polk County students start the next school year on Monday, Aug. 28. (Photo by Catherine Hunter)

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