More than 5,600 students start school year in Cape Henlopen School District
Shields Elementary first-graders Oliver Melson, left, and Ryan Mears share a book before the start of the first day of school. RON MACARTHUR PHOTOS
September 6, 2019
Sept. 3 was the first day of school in the Cape Henlopen School District. Among the more than 5,600 students in the district’s nine schools were first-graders in Paula Hydro’s class at Richard Shields Elementary School in Lewes.
Brayonna Alston has a great first-day-of-school smile.
Rowan Kreitzer has a question for his teacher.
Mila Matz-Robinson is anxious to share what she did over the summer with friends in her classroom.
Kennedy Boyce raises both hands as the sign students are supposed to use when they need to use the restroom.
Avalynn Adams is happy with her new pencil sharpener.
First-grade teacher Paula Hydro places Carter Nelson’s name tag on his desk.
Court Richard is probably thinking about the subject of the book he has.
Mila Matz-Robinson is wide-eyed and ready for the first day of school.
Kursten Kellas points to the classroom Smartboard when asked where it’s located.
Mariah Capers knows the answer to a question posed by the teacher.