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September 6, 2018 at 7:14 a.m.
Ridge Street Elementary School kindergarten teacher’s aide Sue Gisin helps students find and board the right school bus after the first day of school on Tuesday, Sept. 4.
At exactly 3:10 p.m., fourth-grader Matthew Ebenstein of Woodland Drive is the first to march out the front doors of Ridge Street Elementary School and greet his mother.
Though kindergarteners only had a half day on the first day, Aditya Ambati waits anxiously with his father Srikanth to go back inside for his after-school program.
John Garofolo holds his third-grade daughter Julia’s hand as they cut through the crowd of excited parents to head back to their Windingwood Road home.
After waiting for her daughter for several minutes, Lauren Gold eagerly attempts to hear all about third-grader Dylan’s first day.
After all the students getting picked up by guardians leave the area, hundreds of others gossip as they rush through the gymnasium doors to get on their school buses after the first day of school on Tuesday, Sept. 4.