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Elementary students celebrate diversity for Welcome Week

81% of Sumner Elementary School students have a racial or ethnic identity other than white.

Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 6:41 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. - Sumner Elementary School students colored flags from a variety of different countries and marched around the school.

It's for Welcome Week, a national effort to connect new and long-term residents from a variety of backgrounds.

Fourth grader Permuch Deng says welcoming others at school is important, "because everybody should be treated equally."

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