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All Smiles the First Day of School

School NewsGreg Higgins
  Everett Elementary principal Carey Malone greets Jara Kattes as she is dropped off on her first day of third grade

Everett Elementary principal Carey Malone greets Jara Kattes as she is dropped off on her first day of third grade

  Dressed in her new school clothes, Higgins kindergarten student, Madison Reed, brings her parents, Tamekia and Ronald, along on her first day of school.

Dressed in her new school clothes, Higgins kindergarten student, Madison Reed, brings her parents, Tamekia and Ronald, along on her first day of school.

  With no hesitation on his first morning of kindergarten, Shannon Johnson at Higgins Elementary give a thumbs up as his teacher, Lisa Thompson, greets students beginning left are Jake Archer, Peyton Adamson, Landon Kessel, and Braxton Fore.

With no hesitation on his first morning of kindergarten, Shannon Johnson at Higgins Elementary give a thumbs up as his teacher, Lisa Thompson, greets students beginning left are Jake Archer, Peyton Adamson, Landon Kessel, and Braxton Fore.

  Coloring is an ice breaker when meeting new friends.  From left are Briley Swain, Ellah Kelley, and Patrick Griffith from Morgan Watson’s kindergarten class at Higgins Elementary

Coloring is an ice breaker when meeting new friends.  From left are Briley Swain, Ellah Kelley, and Patrick Griffith from Morgan Watson’s kindergarten class at Higgins Elementary

  With smiles and hugs, Higgins Elementary Principal Claudia Pursifull greets Nehemaih Kampmann, his father Kristofer, holding brother Azariah, and his mother Tiffany as they walk to class the first day of school.

With smiles and hugs, Higgins Elementary Principal Claudia Pursifull greets Nehemaih Kampmann, his father Kristofer, holding brother Azariah, and his mother Tiffany as they walk to class the first day of school.

  Officer Whitaker helps direct traffic at North Lamar as  parents take their children to school   on Monday   morning.

Officer Whitaker helps direct traffic at North Lamar as  parents take their children to school on Monday morning.

  Capturing their daughter’s first day of kindergarten at Higgins Elementary are Yolanda and Carlos Hernandez.

Capturing their daughter’s first day of kindergarten at Higgins Elementary are Yolanda and Carlos Hernandez.