In this 2015 file photo, John Schmidt, of Belleville, walks with some swagger while carrying his new backpack to begin pre-k. He and several hundred others attended the Back to School Fun Fair by the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee at Belleville West High School.
In this 2015 file photo, John Schmidt, of Belleville, walks with some swagger while carrying his new backpack to begin pre-k. He and several hundred others attended the Back to School Fun Fair by the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee at Belleville West High School. Steve Nagy News-Democrat file photo
In this 2015 file photo, John Schmidt, of Belleville, walks with some swagger while carrying his new backpack to begin pre-k. He and several hundred others attended the Back to School Fun Fair by the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee at Belleville West High School. Steve Nagy News-Democrat file photo