Summer’s over, school’s started

Their faces said it all, the first day at Sharon Center School: the classic expressions of anticipation and of knowing it all already. More photos, see Friends and School is back in session in Region One. Photo by Alexander Wilburn

And then in the blink of an eye, summer vacation ended. Children in the Region One School District came to their campuses on Monday morning, Aug. 28 (freshmen at Housatonic Valley Regional High School had their orientation day the previous Friday).

Some children exhibited signs of reluctance as they arrived at school. Others emitted cries of joy and merriment and sped off to join friends.

Photos were taken, last-minute supply checks made, and the proud parents stood back as the teachers corralled their charges and led them off into the building.

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