2017-09-07 / Front Page

Back to school greeted with a range of emotions

Photos by Krista Tacey-Cater and Thomas Reznich


TEARFUL GOODBYE Kindergartner Anna Jadan gets a few more kisses and hugs from her mother, Melody Jadan, the morning of Sept. 5, the first day of school at Roscommon Elementary School. Melody told Anna to look around the room and see all the friends she would be making that day. TEARFUL GOODBYE Kindergartner Anna Jadan gets a few more kisses and hugs from her mother, Melody Jadan, the morning of Sept. 5, the first day of school at Roscommon Elementary School. Melody told Anna to look around the room and see all the friends she would be making that day.

DOWN TO BUSINESS Thomas Gray gets right to work coloring on his first day of kindergarten at Collins Elementary Sept. 6. Gray is one of 23 students in Libby Scherzer’s class. DOWN TO BUSINESS Thomas Gray gets right to work coloring on his first day of kindergarten at Collins Elementary Sept. 6. Gray is one of 23 students in Libby Scherzer’s class.

DODGING THE RAIN With his mother, Keely, in tow Roscommon Elementary School kindergartner Maveric Darsow runs to the front doors Sept. 5, the first day of school, to get out of the rain. DODGING THE RAIN With his mother, Keely, in tow Roscommon Elementary School kindergartner Maveric Darsow runs to the front doors Sept. 5, the first day of school, to get out of the rain.

HELP FROM BIG SISTER Brand new kindergartner Tarquin Thompson (center) gets encouragement from Collins Elementary Principal Amy Peterson while his sister, second grader Kinsey Thompson, opens his milk for him during the first day of school Sept. 6. Tarquin said having Cocoa Puffs with chocolate milk was a new experience for him. HELP FROM BIG SISTER Brand new kindergartner Tarquin Thompson (center) gets encouragement from Collins Elementary Principal Amy Peterson while his sister, second grader Kinsey Thompson, opens his milk for him during the first day of school Sept. 6. Tarquin said having Cocoa Puffs with chocolate milk was a new experience for him.

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