Cassville celebrates last school day with fanfare

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Mindi Artherton, Cassville schools liaison, and Dr. Richard Asbill, Cassville superintendent, greet and direct an exodus of students leaving the campus for the last day of school on May 22, while teachers cheer in the background. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com

Mindi Artherton, Cassville schools liaison, and Dr. Richard Asbill, Cassville superintendent, greet and direct an exodus of students leaving the campus for the last day of school on May 22, while teachers cheer in the background.

While excited students walk to their buses, Micah Boise, assistant vocal teacher, adds a party feel to traditional last-day-of-school festivities with drum beats. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Per tradition, Cassville teachers wave goodbye to students leaving campus on buses for the last time on the last day of school Tuesday. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
In what has become tradition, Cassville fifth-grade teachers take a photo to mark the end of another school year, and don matching T-shirts. Pictured, from left, are: Jennifer Hanson, Jewel Farwell, Priscilla Craig, Michelle Harvey, Tonya Varner and Tammy Wilson. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
After boarding their buses, students wave goodbye to friends and teachers on the last day of school, May 22. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Cassville teachers leave the campus in their traditional walk through lines of buses, as part of last-day festivities on May 22, when school was officially dismissed for the summer. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Students leave the Cassville campus for the last time on May 22, the last day of school, some happy and carefree, some embracing. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Cassville teachers give their last farewells as the last bus leaves the campus Tuesday, concluding traditional last-day-of-school festivities. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Cassville fifth-grade teachers Tonya Varner, left, and Priscilla Craig, beam from the beautiful flower bouquets they received from grateful students and parents on the last day of school, which was May 22. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
A Cassville student gives passerbys a peace sign while waiting for his bus to leave the campus on the last day of school, May 22, while others watch from their windows. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
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