Today was the first day of school for joplin students -- including the kids at soaring heights elementary in joplin.
It's our bright futures partner school so we popped in this morning to welcome the kids as they embark on their first year in their new grades.
"we are very fortunate to have some amazing business partners and faith based partners who have every year on the first day of school.
They hand out some healthy treats and pencils for the kids just to greet them and get them started on their way.
" dowe: almost 500 kids began classes at soaring heights today.
Dowe: joplin high