How fast summer passed; school’s back!
Holmes Junior High School ninth-graders are happy to see their friends again Wednesday morning on the first day of school. From left are Lingan Benin, Edward Zhu (back to camera) and Jake Goidell. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
The new school year began Wednesday for the roughly 8,500 students in the Davis school district. And for students entering kindergarten and transitional kindergarten classes, it was literally their first day at school.
One of the new kindergartners at Montgomery Elementary was Lucero Valle, who came to school holding a snack prepared by her mother Marina.
"I've got a Z-bar, and a cheese stick and drinking yogurt," Lucero announced, adding, "I picked out my clothes for today by myself" — a pink outfit with the words "Pretty Sweet" on the shirt. Continue Reading