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#UvaldeStrong: Texas teachers, students show love for Uvalde students on 1st day back in school since shooting

While most school districts resumed class in middle to late August, Uvalde CISD delayed the first day.

TEXAS, USA — More than three months after the mass shooting at Robb Elementary, Uvalde CISD students and staff returned for the new school year.

Robb Elementary was closed after a gunman entered a 4th grade classroom and killed 19 students and two teachers on May 24. It happened during the last week of the 2021-2022 school year. 

While most school districts resumed class in middle to late August, Uvalde CISD delayed the first day until Sept. 6. 

So, as these students returned to the classroom for the first time, teachers, students and communities all throughout Texas joined in on the #UvaldeStrong movement, donning their maroon and white colors to show their support.

Texas is behind you, Uvalde. 

Here's some of the supporting messages and posts we could find on social media: 

Garland ISD employee with her daughter:

Alamo Heights High School teacher:

Credit: Brandi Rechtorovic

Lewisville HS English Department:

Hebron High 9th grade teachers:

Alvarado ISD transportation:

Irving ISD sign:

Lake Highlands (Richardson ISD) girls soccer: 

Carroll ISD teachers: 

Mansfield ISD Digital Learning Team: 

Arlington ISD teachers:

Irving ISD teacher:

Irving High administration team: 

Mrs. Casana's elementary school class: 

Ms. Vincenzo's class: 

Marco De La Fuente, Briscoe Junior High in LCISD:

San Antonio student:

Aldine ISD teachers: 

Austin mom and kids:

Sheldon ISD STEM teacher:

Lubbock ISD teachers and students:

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD students:

Paso Del Norte Fine Arts Academy students:

Kahla Middle School (Cypress-Fairbanks ISD): 

McGown Elementary School (Cypress-Fairbanks ISD):

Patterson Elementary School (Houston ISD):

Lampasas soccer team: 

Benito Martinez Elementary: 

Tom C. Clark High School track team:

College Station High School softball and cheer:

Tomball ISD teachers: 

Houston ISD teacher:

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