Video: SPPS families welcomed back for the first day of school

Superintendent Valeria Silva, Mayor Chris Coleman, along with a number of community and school district leaders, took to the streets to welcome students and families to the new school year. Shortly after that, leaders headed to various schools to help distribute some of the 17,000 bags of school supplies generously donated by the 3M Corporation. Hear from SPPS staff, parents and community leaders about their thoughts, hopes and dreams for the new school year.

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