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JPS getting information out to parents in neighborhoods

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The Jonesboro Public School System'sofficials were out in Jonesboro neighborhoods Thursday night.

Superintendent Dr. Kim Wilbanks along with Jonesboro schoolprincipals and other JPS personnel went door to door in north Jonesboro.

They were out in the neighborhoods informing parents andchildren about upcoming open houses.

MicroSociety Magnet School Principal Misty Doyle said it wasimportant that they got out into the community.

"We felt like sometimesthat some of our parents may not have access to get to the schools. So wethought we would just bring our employees, administrators, teachers out to thehouses and introduce ourselves," said Doyle.

Doyle said this is thefirst year that the school system has held the greeting event. They hope tomake this an annual event.

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