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South Kitsap High welcomes more than 2,800

by Chris Henry -- Kitsap Sun -- 09/06/2017

South Kitsap High School senior Destiny Illingworth held up a sign that read "I Can Help" as students got off buses Wednesday, the first day of school.

Link Crew Helps West Hartford Students with Smooth Transition at Hall High School

by Ronni Newton -- -- 09/05/2017

On Monday, Aug. 28, at Hall High School, 80 juniors and seniors clad in bright yellow shirts greeted a group of more than 420 freshmen and transfer students to engage in ice-breakers and bonding activities in both large and small groups in order to mak

Rossford's Link Crew provides welcoming faces to incoming freshmen

by BILL RYAN -- Sentinel-Tribune -- 09/02/2017

For the seventh consecutive year, upper class members as part of Link Crew helped incoming freshmen become acquainted with their new school and establish a relationship with members of the upper classes at Rossford High School.

WEB News

Elyria City Schools believe in Where Everybody Belongs

by Carol Harper -- The Morning Journal -- 08/13/2015

New school, big building, plenty of fresh faces. The angst of the first days of a new school year ease in Elyria through the efforts of peer mentors who stick with younger students as they fumble with lockers and find classrooms.

Beattie Middle School in Highland holds first sixth-grade orientation

by Sandra Emerson -- Redlands Daily Facts -- 08/11/2015

Incoming sixth-graders at Beattie Middle School on Tuesday exchanged high fives with cheering seventh- and eighth-graders as they arrived on campus, where interactive activities, a tour and new friends awaited them.

J.W. Poynter Middle School seventh-graders ushered into school, big transition with careful welcome

by Katherine Driessen -- The Oregonian -- 09/03/2013

Organized chaos. That's how J.W. Poynter Middle School Principal Greg Timmons, with a wry smile, described welcoming about 400 seventh-grade students Tuesday.