Prepping for pupils: Teachers readying classrooms for kids


Holmes Elementary pre-K teachers (and sisters) Ciara McGee, left, and Elexis Wiederhold get some teaching advice from Clifford, the Big Red Dog.

Holmes Elementary pre-K teachers (and sisters) Ciara McGee, left, and Elexis Wiederhold get some teaching advice from Clifford, the Big Red Dog.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Holmes Elementary Principal Dr. Marilee Tanner at work getting the building for her first year at the school.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Ann Tippett makes copies as the Holmes Elementary staff gets set for the 1019-20 school yer.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Holmes Elementary Assistant Principal Ryan Schlater is ready for the new school year.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Holmes Elementary second-grade teacher Caylee Freytag works on organizing her classroom.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Kairi Freytag, age 3, helps her mom, Holmes second-grade teacher Caylee Freytag, prepare her classroom.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Holmes kindergarten teacher Mary O’Boyle gets her classroom ready for the school year.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Justin Stout, fourth-grade teacher at Denver Place Elementary, preps some decorations during the week before school starts.


Tom Barr | News Journal

East End Elementary pre-K teachers are among the many educators across the county preparing for the start of school well before the first day of classes next week. From left are Ciara McGee, Jamie Bryant, Elexis Wiederhold (Ciara’s twin sister) and Pam Roe. For more photos of Wilmington teachers and staff prepping for students’ first day, visit wnewsj.com. And see Saturday’s print edition for our annual Back-to-School section.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Holmes Elementary pre-K teachers (and sisters) Ciara McGee, left, and Elexis Wiederhold get some teaching advice from Clifford, the Big Red Dog.

Holmes Elementary Principal Dr. Marilee Tanner at work getting the building for her first year at the school.

Ann Tippett makes copies as the Holmes Elementary staff gets set for the 1019-20 school yer.

Holmes Elementary Assistant Principal Ryan Schlater is ready for the new school year.

Holmes Elementary second-grade teacher Caylee Freytag works on organizing her classroom.

Kairi Freytag, age 3, helps her mom, Holmes second-grade teacher Caylee Freytag, prepare her classroom.

Holmes kindergarten teacher Mary O’Boyle gets her classroom ready for the school year.

Justin Stout, fourth-grade teacher at Denver Place Elementary, preps some decorations during the week before school starts.

East End Elementary pre-K teachers are among the many educators across the county preparing for the start of school well before the first day of classes next week. From left are Ciara McGee, Jamie Bryant, Elexis Wiederhold (Ciara’s twin sister) and Pam Roe. For more photos of Wilmington teachers and staff prepping for students’ first day, visit wnewsj.com. And see Saturday’s print edition for our annual Back-to-School section.

Holmes Elementary pre-K teachers (and sisters) Ciara McGee, left, and Elexis Wiederhold get some teaching advice from Clifford, the Big Red Dog.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_DSC_0131.jpgHolmes Elementary pre-K teachers (and sisters) Ciara McGee, left, and Elexis Wiederhold get some teaching advice from Clifford, the Big Red Dog. Tom Barr | News Journal

Holmes Elementary Principal Dr. Marilee Tanner at work getting the building for her first year at the school.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_DSC_0111.jpgHolmes Elementary Principal Dr. Marilee Tanner at work getting the building for her first year at the school. Tom Barr | News Journal

Ann Tippett makes copies as the Holmes Elementary staff gets set for the 1019-20 school yer.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_DSC_0109.jpgAnn Tippett makes copies as the Holmes Elementary staff gets set for the 1019-20 school yer. Tom Barr | News Journal

Holmes Elementary Assistant Principal Ryan Schlater is ready for the new school year.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_DSC_0113.jpgHolmes Elementary Assistant Principal Ryan Schlater is ready for the new school year. Tom Barr | News Journal

Holmes Elementary second-grade teacher Caylee Freytag works on organizing her classroom.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_DSC_0117.jpgHolmes Elementary second-grade teacher Caylee Freytag works on organizing her classroom. Tom Barr | News Journal

Kairi Freytag, age 3, helps her mom, Holmes second-grade teacher Caylee Freytag, prepare her classroom.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_DSC_0120.jpgKairi Freytag, age 3, helps her mom, Holmes second-grade teacher Caylee Freytag, prepare her classroom. Tom Barr | News Journal

Holmes kindergarten teacher Mary O’Boyle gets her classroom ready for the school year.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_DSC_0123.jpgHolmes kindergarten teacher Mary O’Boyle gets her classroom ready for the school year. Tom Barr | News Journal

Justin Stout, fourth-grade teacher at Denver Place Elementary, preps some decorations during the week before school starts.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_DSC_0664.jpgJustin Stout, fourth-grade teacher at Denver Place Elementary, preps some decorations during the week before school starts. Tom Barr | News Journal

East End Elementary pre-K teachers are among the many educators across the county preparing for the start of school well before the first day of classes next week. From left are Ciara McGee, Jamie Bryant, Elexis Wiederhold (Ciara’s twin sister) and Pam Roe. For more photos of Wilmington teachers and staff prepping for students’ first day, visit wnewsj.com. And see Saturday’s print edition for our annual Back-to-School section.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_DSC_0134.jpgEast End Elementary pre-K teachers are among the many educators across the county preparing for the start of school well before the first day of classes next week. From left are Ciara McGee, Jamie Bryant, Elexis Wiederhold (Ciara’s twin sister) and Pam Roe. For more photos of Wilmington teachers and staff prepping for students’ first day, visit wnewsj.com. And see Saturday’s print edition for our annual Back-to-School section. Tom Barr | News Journal