PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — One second-grader in Florida gave her new Bahamian classmate a warm welcome.

The student at Allamanda Elementary School in Palm Beach Gardens made her new classmate a homemade sign to make sure he felt accepted.

The School District of Palm Beach posted a photo of the two holding a sign that reads “welcome to America” on their Facebook page.

The school district asked people to help them reach their goal of raising $100,000 for the Red Cross to help the Bahamas.

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Thank a Teacher Thursdays are BACK! Let's start it all off by r... ecognizing Nerine McLaughlin, of Manatee Elementary, who was nominated for instilling a love of learning and reading in her student, Emma Starting next week, we will be surprising a teacher at school every Thursday, thanks to ValuTeachers, Inc., as well as recognizing other amazing educators here on social media.

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