Shiny start to East Clinton’s school year


Second-grader Sawyer and fifth-grader Shelby.

Second-grader Sawyer and fifth-grader Shelby.


Fourth-grader Treyden.


Third-grader Bailey and preschooler Brailyn, with little Bryson, made book bags for other students.


Shown are 10th-grader Cooper and sixth-grader Mason.


Second-grader Crosley.


Fourth-grader Gracin.


Fourth-grader Jacob.


Shown are 11th-grader Jaden, 10th-grader Aubrie, ninth-grader Curtis, eighth-grader Baylie and third-grader Faith.


Second-grader Jakob.


Third-grader Jaxson.


Eighth-grader Jillyan and sixth-grader Kailey.


Fourth-grader Lucas and second-grader Lance.


Fifth-grader Max and fourth-grader Emmah.


Ninth-grader Mckinzey and 12th-grader Kamrin.


First-grader Morgan.


Second-grader Myla.


Shown are 11th-grader Phillip, sixth-grader Phayden and ninth-grader Pharrell.


A summer’s worth of preparation culminated with students in the East Clinton school district heading off — or, in some cases due to the pandemic, staying home to study — for the first day of school Tuesday. For many more reader-submitted photos, see the News Journal’s Facebook page.

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Submitted photos

Second-grader Sawyer and fifth-grader Shelby.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_sawyer-2nd-shelby-5th-2.jpgSecond-grader Sawyer and fifth-grader Shelby.

Fourth-grader Treyden.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_treyden-4th-2.jpgFourth-grader Treyden.

Third-grader Bailey and preschooler Brailyn, with little Bryson, made book bags for other students.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_bailey-3rd-brailyn-ps-and-bryson-made-book-bags-2.jpgThird-grader Bailey and preschooler Brailyn, with little Bryson, made book bags for other students.

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_chloe-5th-emmy-9th-2.jpg

Shown are 10th-grader Cooper and sixth-grader Mason.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_cooper-soph-mason-6th-2.jpgShown are 10th-grader Cooper and sixth-grader Mason.

Second-grader Crosley.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_crosley-2nd-2.jpgSecond-grader Crosley.

Fourth-grader Gracin.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_gracin-4th-2.jpgFourth-grader Gracin.

Fourth-grader Jacob.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_jacob-4th-2.jpgFourth-grader Jacob.

Shown are 11th-grader Jaden, 10th-grader Aubrie, ninth-grader Curtis, eighth-grader Baylie and third-grader Faith.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_jaden-11th-aubrie-10th-curtis-9th-baylie-8th-faith-3rd-2.jpgShown are 11th-grader Jaden, 10th-grader Aubrie, ninth-grader Curtis, eighth-grader Baylie and third-grader Faith.

Second-grader Jakob.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_jakob-2nd-2.jpgSecond-grader Jakob.

Third-grader Jaxson.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_jaxson-manning-third-2.jpgThird-grader Jaxson.

Eighth-grader Jillyan and sixth-grader Kailey.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_jillyan-8th-kailey-6th-2.jpgEighth-grader Jillyan and sixth-grader Kailey.

Fourth-grader Lucas and second-grader Lance.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Lucas-4th-lance-2nd-2.jpgFourth-grader Lucas and second-grader Lance.

Fifth-grader Max and fourth-grader Emmah.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_max-5th-emmah-4th-2.jpgFifth-grader Max and fourth-grader Emmah.

Ninth-grader Mckinzey and 12th-grader Kamrin.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_mckinzey-fr-kamrin-sr-2.jpgNinth-grader Mckinzey and 12th-grader Kamrin.

First-grader Morgan.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_morgan-1st-2.jpgFirst-grader Morgan.

Second-grader Myla.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_myla-2nd-2.jpgSecond-grader Myla.

Shown are 11th-grader Phillip, sixth-grader Phayden and ninth-grader Pharrell.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_phillip-11th-phayden-6th-pharrell-9th-2.jpgShown are 11th-grader Phillip, sixth-grader Phayden and ninth-grader Pharrell.

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_whitley-2nd-chloe-2nd-morgan-5th-2.jpg