Douglas Magnet Elementary School teachers help students holding the giant letters for the school's mascot, DRAGONS, at the start of a school celebration with students, staff and parents on May 13, 2016 honoring Douglas as being named best magnet school in the nation.
Douglas Magnet Elementary School teachers help students holding the giant letters for the school's mascot, DRAGONS, at the start of a school celebration with students, staff and parents on May 13, 2016 honoring Douglas as being named best magnet school in the nation. News & Observer file photo News & Observer file photo
Douglas Magnet Elementary School teachers help students holding the giant letters for the school's mascot, DRAGONS, at the start of a school celebration with students, staff and parents on May 13, 2016 honoring Douglas as being named best magnet school in the nation. News & Observer file photo News & Observer file photo
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