For those who didn’t graduate from McSmiles, students were invited for a day of water play at Marion’s Community Park. A beautiful day set the tone for the young ones to run through the sprinklers at the splash pad. Parents and siblings were invited to join in on the fun. McSmiles is a free mobile classroom for kids ages 3 or 4 who are looking to start in a part-time preschool program. The bus makes stops at during the week at Nebo Crossing, Victory Temple, Greenlee Baptist, Cross Memorial, Glenwood Baptist and Old Fort Elementary. For more information on how to sign your child up for this free service, call 828-442-4534, or visit mcdowell.k12.nc.us.