TAMPA, Fla. — This may be the first time in history most children simply can't wait to go back to school.
They left for spring break, then the coronavirus turned their vacation into a seemingly endless separation from reality.
So, a group of teachers from Farnell Middle School in Tampa decided to get together – safely – and show their support for students who are now stuck learning from home.
They hopped in their cars Tuesday morning and held a horn-honking social distancing parade through the streets of North Tampa, asking kids of all ages to step outside and wave.
And that's exactly what they did – on block after grateful block.
- Florida State Parks closed beginning March 23 to follow CDC guidelines
- Arizona death prompts warning against self-medication to treat COVID-19
- These states have issued stay-at-home orders. What does that mean?
- Florida stay-at-home order 'not advisable,' DeSantis says. People traveling from NY, NJ and CT must self-isolate
- Hillsborough County will consider curfew after rejecting stay-at-home order
- 2020 Olympics delayed until 2021 because of coronavirus
- This interactive map shows coronavirus cases in Florida
- Coronavirus resources: Hotlines, websites offer the latest on COVID-19
FREE 10NEWS APP: