Onalaska School District welcomes students for new school year

Classes are underway in Onalaska.

Staff members at Onalaska Middle school were joined by community members to welcome students to a new school year Tuesday.

The Onalaska Middle School principal says bringing in family members and community leaders helps remind students how much support the have in and out of school.

“We’ve always welcomed them with the faculty, we wanted to reach out to our community to help them understand what role they play in all kids learning at high levels,” Jed Kees, Principal of Onalaska Middle School.

Students also had an assembly to start the first day of school.