Dads Encourage Students On First Day Of School

Added Date - Aug 12, 2019

Dads in Mississippi welcome the magnet elementary students back on their first day with encouragement.


20 fathers greet the children at the Barack H. Obama Magnet Elementary. Parents have been a part of this tradition to welcome the kids on the first day of school for years.


It is to show that their dads care about them and has encouraged a great environment that helps the kids ease into their first day of school since they may be nervous.


WATCH D.O.G.S.  is the program that a lot of the dads are in, “a family and community engagement educational initiative” and to show positive male role models, while reducing bullying in the school.



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