PHOENIX - With the school year in full swing, your kids' school may feel like a second home.
Some teachers in one Valley school district may find that even more so...that's because they are teachers in schools where they attended as children.
Erin Dedrick, a first-grade teacher at Waggoner Elementary in the Kyrene School District, was a kindergartener at that school in 1986.
"I remember the brick walls and the large windows," she said. "A lot has changed but in the older side of the school it feels like it did on my first day."
Dedrick, has been teaching at the school for ten years now.
"I was nervous at first," she said. "I mean, now I'm the one who is in charge."
Erin is not alone. She is one of three teachers currently working at Waggoner who went to school there. There are 19 teachers working in the district who went to Kyrene schools.
Erin even works alongside some teachers who taught her.
"She was sassy," said Ellen Pope, the art teacher at Waggoner. "I think it is great that people love the district so much that they want to come back."
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