Nicole Cooke | Democrat University of Central Missouri student Kasey Mercer, who spends two days a week at Parkview Elementary, paints glasses on fourth grader Katelyn Smith during the Valentine’s Day party on Tuesday. There was face painting, a bean bag toss, Twister, a bounce house and ice cream sundaes to celebrate.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Teacher Ashley Klein, who dressed up for the occasion, helps kindergartner Benjamin Miller count out 10 pretzels as part of the 100th day of school celebration at Parkview Elementary on Tuesday. The students counted out various snacks in 10 sets of 10 pieces.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Kindergartner Isabelle Boyer counts out 10 pieces of each of her snacks for the 100th day of school at Parkview Elementary on Tuesday. Boyer was among several students, including teacher Ashley Klein, who dressed up for the celebration. Her outfit included a purse, a small pink cane, glasses on a chain, a flowery dress and grey-colored hair.