Mountain House High School students and other kids in Lammersville Unified School District headed back to class Wednesday.
The high school had nearly 1,600 kids arrive for the first day, greeted by Principal Ben Fobert at the gate. School staff members wearing blue shirts wandered through the crowd gathered in the quad, where students had an hour to socialize with friends and teachers before heading to their first classes of the year.
Tracy Learning Center started school Monday, followed by Tracy Unified School District on Tuesday. Jefferson School District will get back to class Thursday; New Jerusalem and Delta Charter schools will follow suit Monday; and Banta School will do the same Tuesday.
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Mountain House High School teacher Chris Hixson (center) talks to some of his theater students before class on Wednesday, the first day of the 2019-20 school year for students in the Lammersville Unified School District.
Mountain House High School students pose for a photo in their matching SpongeBob SquarePants shirts on the first day of class Wednesday morning.
A Mountain House High student arriving for the first day of school gets a high-five from a teacher Wednesday morning.
Students arrive for the first day of school at Mountain House High on Wednesday.
Principal Ben Fobert visits with some students waiting for class to start Wednesday morning at Mountain House High.
Noah Lawson, an alternative education teacher at Mountain House High, talks to a student Wednesday morning.
Mountain House High senior Jai Nayyar carries a Mustang mascot around the quad as part of a leadership project on the first day of school.
Nearly 1,600 students started the school year at Mountain House High on Wednesday morning.
Mountain House High’s mascot, Maximus, spends some time with Link Crew leaders on the first day of school.