After a summer full of professional development, bond-work, and
curriculum improvement, the district welcomed students back as they
filled every classroom for the first day of the 2018-19 year!
Students at Harley Avenue and James H. Boyd disembarked buses, some for
the first time, to waves and smiles from faculty and staff who were
waiting outside excitedly to meet them. Clad in their first-day best,
students walked through the doors ready to meet their new teachers and
make new friends. Once settled in their new classrooms, students
unpacked their fresh school supplies, and participated in fun first-day
activities, such as creating wallets for their classroom “store” and
writing about the best part of their summer.
Elwood Middle’s first day included a school-wide assembly going over the
basics of middle school, and activities in the gym such as ultimate
rock paper scissors, mini-volleyball tournaments, and more. Students at
John H. Glenn jumped right in to the new school year with beginning
coursework and getting back into the practice of flexing their academic
The district wishes all students, faculty and staff a wonderful, successful and enjoyable year ahead! Welcome back, all!