The school year begins



Top: Sixth grade students Ave Swartz, Carly Cardamone, Alyssa Bianco, Andrea Jackson and Chloe Shenk pose for a photo on Sept. 4, the first day of school, at Our Lady of Hope Regional School, Blackwood.


Top left: St. Mary School, Williamstown, principal Patricia Mancuso welcomes back eighth-grader Christopher Abraham and his sister Theresa, a new kindergarten student, to school.

Middle: Driver Debbie Ruffing directs students as they get off the bus at Bishop McHugh Regional School, Cape May Court House.

Right: Michael Bahls, Sr. walks Michael Bahls, Jr. across the parking lot at Bishop McHugh Regional School.

Photos left and right by Alan M. Dumoff, more photos