Video: Syms Middle School’s “Mallard March”

Every year, a momma duck lays her eggs in the Syms Middle School courtyard, in Hampton. This year, the school staff was ready for the big day and had something special prepared.

After the eggs hatched, the school’s science teacher, Mrs. Riggs-Poole, set a date for the annual “Mallard March.” Several members of the school staff stayed late Wednesday to create a clear path for the mother to walk her babies through the school, since they cannot fly yet.

They recorded the march. Check out the cuteness here: