9/13/2021 11:19:00 AM "Meet the Teacher": a calmer way to start school
Jace Kidwell, an incoming second grader, left, pauses as he reads a list of words to Julia Smith, his new teacher, at the Stewartville School District’s “Meet the Teacher” event at Bonner Elementary School on Tuesday, Sept. 7.
Julia Smith enjoyed meeting her students and their parents at Bonner Elementary School last week. Smith is one of many teachers who took part in the Stewartville School District's "Meet the Teacher" event on Tuesday, Sept. 7 and Wednesday, Sept. 8. "I think it's a great thing," said Smith, set to start her second year as a second-grade teacher at Bonner. "It's great for the students to first see the classroom and get comfortable with it, so on the first day of the school year they're familiar with it." Smith met a parent or parents of all 21 of her students, including 13 on Sept. 7 and eight more on Sept. 8... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Sept. 14 Stewartville STAR.