Teachers, staff at Mentor's Ridge Middle School create music video to welcome students

MENTOR, Ohio - A Mentor middle school created a music video to help get students ready for the new school year.

The video, titled "Teachers Who Care," is a parody to the song "Voices That Care" and produced by staff at Ridge Middle School.

The school district said a principal and teacher came up with the idea – and then the teacher wrote the lyrics in his spare time.

Students watched the video at an assembly this week, and staff said they hope it will establish a positive relationship between teachers and their students. The staff said they don't mind being a little silly in a video like that if it helps their students better relate to them to start the year.

Classes in Mentor resumed on Wednesday.

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