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Wayne Thomas Elementary School principal Michael Rodrigo greets incoming kindergartner Miguel Solio-Polio at his home, Aug. 1.
Rodrigo smiles with incoming kindergartner Cole Stein.
Incoming kindergartner Emery Para opens the door for Rodrigo.
Rodrigo talks with incoming kindergarten student Jaxon Shatzmaker and first grade student Brody Shatzmaker.
Erin Yarnall, Editor
2:42 am CDT August 7, 2019

When Michael Rodrigo started his career, he was working at a charter school in Chicago. 

In the charter system, students come to the school from all of the city of Chicago, and so Rodrigo’s school started implementing home visits, where he would travel to homes of every student in the school.

When Rodrigo became the principal of Wayne Thomas Elementary School last year, that was something he brought along with him.