By Jill Fox

On the last day of school for Parkland students, Heron Heights Elementary held a promotion parade for fifth-grade graduates.

Principal Merideth Weiss-Schnur said the parade was a fabulous way to celebrate the fifth graders in an unprecedented time.

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Assistant Principal Michelle Griffiths, Assistant Principal Jennifer Glancy, and Principal Merideth Weiss-Schnur

“They worked extremely hard for six years and deserved the morning to celebrate their accomplishments,” she said.

Complete with decorated cars, balloons, and a DJ, the administration, fifth-grade teachers, support staff, specials teachers, and office staff were all present to show their support.

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In addition to the graduation parade, Assistant Principal Michelle Griffiths put together a video sharing individual messages for the class of 2020. Best wishes were sent from teachers, administration, and even Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky.

Weiss-Schnur said, “It was an exciting morning and we wish all of our students a happy, healthy, safe summer.”

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Jill Fox
Jill Fox
Jill Fox is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer. She has worked on the public relations side as well as the television side of marketing for NBC Universal. A true Floridian, Fox grew up in Ormond Beach and now resides in Parkland with her husband, Brian and their two children, Madden, 11 and Randi, 7.
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