5th-graders ‘drive in’ to middle school

Just promoted from a fifth to a sixth grader, a delighted Haley May seems eager to wear the commemorative class T-shirt she designed to mark her class’ transition to middle school. PHOTO PROVIDED/AMY HALLEY

During a “drive-thru” promotion event June 8 at Creslane Elementary School, members of the high school Class of 2027 drove in as 5th-graders and drove out as middle schoolers.

One by one, students popped out of their families’ cars to receive their promotion certificate, class T-shirt and other gifts, then posed as newly-minted . . .