Hartley Elementary takes 'dress for success' to heart with bow ties and pearls Tuesdays

Ronshad Berry (WGXA)

MACON, Ga. -- Students at Matilda Hartley Elementary School took the saying "dress for success" to heart.

"Bow ties and pearls" Tuesdays is held every week to encourage students to dress professionally.

Staff as well as community greeted students as they came in for the day.

Cartese Dillard with Hartley Elementary said the day helps students focus on school and stay out of trouble.

Dillard said that the school is thankful for its partnership with community members who take time out to greet the students because it means a lot to both students and staff.

She said that from her understanding, Tuesdays are the days with the least amount of discipline problems and credits the accomplishment to students feeling good about themselves.

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