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New school year dawns
A few traffic snags, but first day goes smoothly
Alex Shubert visits with classmates as they wait for school to begin Thursday at Vickery Creek Middle. - photo by Jennifer Sami
Holding her mother’s hand, Ayla Schroeder was ready to start the school year Thursday at Big Creek Elementary. Her mom, however, wasn’t as prepared to say goodbye to her oldest child. “My little girl skipped kindergarten, so it’s her first day of a real school today,” Terri Schroeder said.