First day(s) of school for Wilmington students


Seventh-grader Aidan, sixth-grader Alexa and 10th-grader Adriana.

Seventh-grader Aidan, sixth-grader Alexa and 10th-grader Adriana.


Third-grader AJ.


First-grader Carter.


Third-grader Elaina.


Sixth-grader Brooklynn and eighth-grader Alexis.


Evalena starts kindergarten.


Someone doesn’t want eighth-grader Gracie to leave.


Gwendolynn begins kindergarten.


Sixth-grade Kaylee and 10th-grader Aiden.


Sixth-grader Kyanna and 10th-grader Trey.


Second-grader Peyton and first-grader Waylon.


Fourth-grader Trinidy, second-grader Morgen and first-grader Caydence.


Seventh-grader Isabelle.


Fifth-grader Land.


Third-grader Averie.


Fifth-grader Brycen.


Seventh-grader Ethan.


Mackalynn’s first day of kindergarten, with brother Camden.


First-grader A’Leigha.


The big day finally arrived Monday — at least for half of Wilmington City Schools students and their families — as it was the first day of in-person classes. The other half of Wilmington students will begin their school year on Tuesday while those who went to school Monday will begin their virtual learning. Shown are first-grader Lauren and second-grader Callie with sister Madison.


WILMINGTON — The big day finally arrived Monday — at least for half of Wilmington City Schools students and their families — as it was the first day of in-person classes. The other half of Wilmington students will begin their school year on Tuesday while those who went to school Monday will begin their virtual learning.

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Seventh-grader Aidan, sixth-grader Alexa and 10th-grader Adriana.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Aidan-7th-Alexa-6th-Adriana-10th.jpgSeventh-grader Aidan, sixth-grader Alexa and 10th-grader Adriana.

Third-grader AJ.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_AJ-third.jpgThird-grader AJ.

First-grader Carter.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_carter-first.jpgFirst-grader Carter.

Third-grader Elaina.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Elaina-3rd.jpgThird-grader Elaina.

Sixth-grader Brooklynn and eighth-grader Alexis.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Brooklynn-6th-Alexis-8th.jpgSixth-grader Brooklynn and eighth-grader Alexis.

Evalena starts kindergarten.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Evalena-K.jpgEvalena starts kindergarten.

Someone doesn’t want eighth-grader Gracie to leave.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Gracie-8th.jpgSomeone doesn’t want eighth-grader Gracie to leave.

Gwendolynn begins kindergarten.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Gwendolynn-K.jpgGwendolynn begins kindergarten.

Sixth-grade Kaylee and 10th-grader Aiden.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Kaylee-6th-Aiden-10th.jpgSixth-grade Kaylee and 10th-grader Aiden.

Sixth-grader Kyanna and 10th-grader Trey.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Kyanna-6th-Trey-10th.jpgSixth-grader Kyanna and 10th-grader Trey.

Second-grader Peyton and first-grader Waylon.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Peyton-2nd-Waylon-1st.jpgSecond-grader Peyton and first-grader Waylon.

Fourth-grader Trinidy, second-grader Morgen and first-grader Caydence.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Trinidy-4th-Morgen-2nd-Caydence-1st.jpgFourth-grader Trinidy, second-grader Morgen and first-grader Caydence.

Seventh-grader Isabelle.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_isabelle-7th.jpgSeventh-grader Isabelle.

Fifth-grader Land.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Land-fifth.jpgFifth-grader Land.

Third-grader Averie.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Averie-third.jpgThird-grader Averie.

Fifth-grader Brycen.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Brycen-fifth.jpgFifth-grader Brycen.

Seventh-grader Ethan.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Ethan-7th.jpgSeventh-grader Ethan.

Mackalynn’s first day of kindergarten, with brother Camden.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_mackalynn-Kand-bro-Camden.jpgMackalynn’s first day of kindergarten, with brother Camden.

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First-grader A’Leigha.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_A-Leigha.jpgFirst-grader A’Leigha.

The big day finally arrived Monday — at least for half of Wilmington City Schools students and their families — as it was the first day of in-person classes. The other half of Wilmington students will begin their school year on Tuesday while those who went to school Monday will begin their virtual learning. Shown are first-grader Lauren and second-grader Callie with sister Madison.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/08/web1_Lauren-first-Callie-second-sister-Madison.jpgThe big day finally arrived Monday — at least for half of Wilmington City Schools students and their families — as it was the first day of in-person classes. The other half of Wilmington students will begin their school year on Tuesday while those who went to school Monday will begin their virtual learning. Shown are first-grader Lauren and second-grader Callie with sister Madison.