Lake Superior Elementary School students participated in the Mayors' Kickoff to the Coastal Cleanup on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Rice's Point in Duluth. Superior Mayor Jim Paine and Duluth Mayor Emily Larson hosted the kickoff.

The event was part of a global project, International Coastal Cleanup, which began in 1986. Nearly 12 million volunteers from more than 90 countries have helped clean shores around the planet.