800 new Va. teachers receive red carpet welcome before start of school

New Loudoun County teachers get red carpet treatment as they enter school. Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 (ABC7 photo)

Eight-hundred new Loudoun County teachers were welcomed with a red carpet welcome Friday as a school superintendent personally thanked them.

The unofficial start of school began for these new teachers.

Loudoun County Public Schools will welcome over 3000 new students in 2017, and next week 82,000 students will begin the semester at 90 Loudoun County schools.

ABC7 News' Sam Sweeney has more on this story in the above video.

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