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Floor signing held at Soaring Heights Elementary in Joplin

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A new tradition for Joplin Schools at construction projects throughout the district - floor-signing.

The one on Tuesday took place at Soaring Heights Elementary School.

Parents, Bright Futures council members, and staff were all invited to leave messages of hope and inspiration.

School officials say it's nice to have community members check out the construction process.

"I think it makes that next dash of let's get here more real because so long this has been something we couldn't have anybody on site, it wasn't a safe place and now it says we're close, we're ready," says Joplin Schools Assistant Superintendent Angie Besendorfer.

Soaring Heights is set to open for students in January.
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