September 2, 2021
Baylee Daugherty (left) gives a COVID-safe high five to assistant principal Jenn Miller-Yancey as the fourth grader walks into the building for the first day of school Monday. Claire Rooney (above), also in fourth grade, was among the students who arrived shortly before 8 a.m. at Evergreen Elementary School for the start of classes. Schools Superintendent Bill Burr reported the district started with 242 students enrolled as of Monday, close to the budget projection of 259 and a substantial boost from last year's pandemic-inflicted low of 200....
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