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First day of school: Kids return to class in Anchorage

  • Author: Loren Holmes
  • Updated: August 20
  • Published August 20

Students line up behind pictures of their teachers before the first day of school Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 at Muldoon Elementary. (Loren Holmes / ADN)

School is back in session at the Anchorage School District. Nearly 40,000 students on Tuesday returned to classrooms at dozens of public schools across Anchorage. Their younger peers in kindergarten and preschool will have their first day of school next week.

Music teacher Sofia Petroni greets students as they enter the building at Muldoon Elementary. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
First grade teacher Courtney Rudge greets students on the first day of school at Muldoon Elementary. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
First grade teacher Allyson Small gathers artwork from her students on the first day of school at Muldoon Elementary. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Fifth grade teacher Juan Medina with his class on the first day of school at Muldoon Elementary. (Loren Holmes / ADN)

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