Staff, parents greet Hilton students on first day of school

Staff and parents greet students at Merton Williams Middle School in Hilton as they arrive on the first day of school Wednesday morning.

Hilton, N.Y. -- Students at Merton Williams got a surprise greeting when they arrived for the first day of school Wednesday morning.

Staff and parents lined the bus loop to welcome them back to school.

Ashley Doerzbacher was there as students arrived. She talked to some of them, along with parents and the principal about the boost they hope the special greeting will give them to kick off the new school year.

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