As Hoosiers prepared to “hunker down” as Governor Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order was issued, some teachers in east central Indiana decided to see young students in-person one more time, from a safe distance. Some organized a teacher parade.
“Get your sign, Claire. Say ‘Hi guys!’”
In Yorktown on Tuesday, first grader Claire Evans stands at the end of her driveway. Her grandmother holds up a hand-crafted sign and her mom films a video as Pleasant View Elementary teachers drive by, led by a police escort. There’s honking, signs taped to cars, and even a cowbell.