Kindergarten students sprawled across their classroom floor, smooshing their little feet into new shoes and attempting to loop the laces together.
“Check your shoes, guys,” said Frankie Colvin, a school counselor. “These are some beautiful shoes.”
A boy slipped his foot into black and green sneakers and stood up.
Colvin strolled over, “Does yours fit?,” she asked, helping him tie the laces.
“Let me see about you, baby,” Colvin said, helping a little girl next to her.
There was a lot of dancing in the new shoes as students at Sherwood Park Elementary School, where each student – all 425 of them – received new athletic shoes and a pair of socks on Thursday. Earlier this week, students at J.W. Coon and Mary McArthur elementary schools also received shoes.
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Six-year-old Za'Kiyah asked if she could write in my notebook. She wrote, "I love my new shoes."
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