You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit

First to Class

  • Updated
  • 0
  • 1 min to read
Meadowlark Elementary School held their annual Kindercamp

Pre-kindergarten teacher Alicia LaVigne talks with her new students before they played a game to introduce themselves on Wednesday. LaVigne previously thought taught second grade and moved to pre-kindergarten this year. 

The annual Kindercamp was back in regular session this year with students returning to the school to explore their new place of learning. The young students got to know new teachers, classmates and the Meadowlark Elementary School including everything from the cafeteria to the nurse's office to the playground - most kids favorite. 

Penny Boydston runs to hug one of the teachers

Penny Boydston runs to hug one of the teachers on Wednesday. Boydston was excited to get back to school and be back with her friends and teachers. 

Athena Tarver, 5, sits on the knee of her dad Kelly

Athena Tarver, 5, sits on the knee of her dad Kelly while they wait for the day to begin on Wednesday. Tarver was a bit nervous but excited to be starting school.

Alicia LaVigne draws a name out of her cup during her get to know you game

Alicia LaVigne draws a name out of her cup during her get to know you game on Wednesday. When each kid’s name was drawn, they got to choose a balloon to pop on the smart board which had a question they got to answer about themselves. LaVigne previously taught second grade but is teaching pre-kindergarten this year.

Mary Jean Wodahl rides down the slide with Ava Westika

Kindergarten teacher Mary Jean Wodahl rides down the slide with Ava Westika while her class learns how to safely play on the playground equipment on Wednesday. The playground has a new rubber mat on the ground that was installed over the summer that the kids had lots of fun bouncing on.

Photojournalist

Jessi Dodge joined the Bulletin as a photojournalist and a Report for America corp member in 2020. If you have ideas or comments, reach out at jessi@buffalobulletin.com.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.