Mesquite, TX – August 9, 2022 – On Tuesday, August 9, police officers, firefighters, and members of the city helped welcome Mesquite ISD students back to school for the 2022 - 2023 school year.
Mesquite Police Department will be at many schools the first week to support students and their families. In addition, Mesquite Fire Department had fire engines parked near several schools today on the first day and displayed new “Please Slow Down, School Back In Session” banners.
Councilmembers and the Mayor wish to send good luck to all students on the first day of school and they hope students and teachers have a wonderful school year. During the first few weeks of school, the City is reminding everyone to pay attention in cross walks. No texting while driving, no cell phones in crosswalks, watch for children when driving near schools, stop for school buses and Drive Like Your Family Lives Here.
To learn more about the safe driving campaign, visit www.DriveLikeYourFamilyLivesHere.org.