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Excited to be reunited: Port Chester Schools are back in session, and the kids are ready for their lessons
September 8, 2022 at 7:22 a.m.
Julian Ochoa looks toward the kindergarten classroom he just left at King Street Elementary School after the second day of the 2022-23 year on Wednesday, Sept. 7. His dad Fabian repacks his bag as the two prepare to go home.
Second-grader David Dos Santos prepares to head into Park Avenue Elementary School as his mom Roselia nervously looks on.
Kindergarten can be scary, but Benjamin Miceli is ready to (literally) jump into his second day at Park Avenue Elementary School. He takes a leap of faith getting off the bus and lands on both feet, with a little help from some school staff standing at the bus door.
Large canvas signs line the front yard of Park Avenue Elementary School welcoming students back for another scholastic year.
Loved ones line the sidewalk at King Street Elementary School, waiting for their children to get out of class.
Selina Alvarado (left) giggles with glee as she swings higher and higher at a King Street Elementary School playground. The second-grader and her friend Alexis Tina, also a second-grader, perform tricks while they chat after a full day of class.
Sophia Labrusciano gingerly lets go of the monkey bars to sit atop her father Angelo’s shoulders. The second-grader and her classmate Chelsea Cate (above) released their pent-up energy at a King Street Elementary School playground.
Amalia Zhunio, a King Street Elementary School kindergartener, shrieks with excitement as she checks in with her family member Cristina after a hard round of playing at the playground.
Students and their parents walk up to the doors of Park Avenue Elementary School just before 8:30 a.m. for the start of the second day of school. Some parents photograph their children in front of yard signs welcoming the students back.
Chico the dog tests the bounds of his leash as he and Karen Vargas, the aunt of King Street Elementary School student Nicholas Vargas, prepare to greet the first-grader after a day of learning.
King Street Elementary School first-grader Andrew Fernandez watches his second-grade sister Andrea apprehensively as she gives her friend Maya Jiminez a piggyback ride across the playground.