Images: First day of school in the suburbs

 
 
Updated 8/15/2019 12:26 PM

See moments from the first days of school from across the suburbs this week.

Louis Sutton, a very enthusiastic kindergartner, hugs new principal Susan Rohlwing as kids arrive for the first day of class at Perry Elementary School in Carpentersville Tuesday.
  Louis Sutton, a very enthusiastic kindergartner, hugs new principal Susan Rohlwing as kids arrive for the first day of class at Perry Elementary School in Carpentersville Tuesday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Kindergartner Isabella Munoz gives a thumbs up toward her family as she gets settled in her classroom on her first day at Perry Elementary School in Carpentersville Tuesday.
  Kindergartner Isabella Munoz gives a thumbs up toward her family as she gets settled in her classroom on her first day at Perry Elementary School in Carpentersville Tuesday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
New principal Susan Rohlwing laughs with students as they lineup outside for the first day of class at Perry Elementary School in Carpentersville Tuesday.
  New principal Susan Rohlwing laughs with students as they lineup outside for the first day of class at Perry Elementary School in Carpentersville Tuesday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Kindergartner Louis Sutton gets in a long morning stretch as he waits to head inside for the first day of class at Perry Elementary School in Carpentersville Tuesday.
  Kindergartner Louis Sutton gets in a long morning stretch as he waits to head inside for the first day of class at Perry Elementary School in Carpentersville Tuesday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Seniors march through the parking lot and into the school for Senior Walk at Palatine High School on Monday for the first day of school.
  Seniors march through the parking lot and into the school for Senior Walk at Palatine High School on Monday for the first day of school.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
The marching band leads seniors from the football stadium and through the parking lot and into the school for Senior Walk at Palatine High School on Monday for the first day of school.
  The marching band leads seniors from the football stadium and through the parking lot and into the school for Senior Walk at Palatine High School on Monday for the first day of school.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Seniors march through the parking lot and into the school for Senior Walk at Palatine High School on Monday for the first day of school.
  Seniors march through the parking lot and into the school for Senior Walk at Palatine High School on Monday for the first day of school.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Keith Soljacich, left, of Inverness captures the moment as his wife Kelly offers a high-five to their daughter Gwen, 7, as she is dropped off for the first day of third grade classes at Marion Jordan Elementary School in Palatine on Wednesday.
  Keith Soljacich, left, of Inverness captures the moment as his wife Kelly offers a high-five to their daughter Gwen, 7, as she is dropped off for the first day of third grade classes at Marion Jordan Elementary School in Palatine on Wednesday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Kristin Pellicori of Inverness takes pictures of her children Mae, 6, and Leo, 8, as she drops them off for the first day of classes at Marion Jordan Elementary School in Palatine on Wednesday. Mae is in first grade and Leo is in third grade.
  Kristin Pellicori of Inverness takes pictures of her children Mae, 6, and Leo, 8, as she drops them off for the first day of classes at Marion Jordan Elementary School in Palatine on Wednesday. Mae is in first grade and Leo is in third grade.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Paraprofessional Tracy Bobitz greets first graders for the first day of classes at Marion Jordan Elementary School in Palatine on Wednesday.
  Paraprofessional Tracy Bobitz greets first graders for the first day of classes at Marion Jordan Elementary School in Palatine on Wednesday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Principal Jenny Grosch greets first graders for the first day of classes at Marion Jordan Elementary School in Palatine on Wednesday.
  Principal Jenny Grosch greets first graders for the first day of classes at Marion Jordan Elementary School in Palatine on Wednesday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
First grader Emmeline Boisvert, 6, starts off the new school year with a laugh and a smile as she and her school mates get ready to enter the classroom at Wauconda Grade School on Wednesday.
  First grader Emmeline Boisvert, 6, starts off the new school year with a laugh and a smile as she and her school mates get ready to enter the classroom at Wauconda Grade School on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Jaylah Glover, 6, of Wauconda holds a sign regarding her life plan to become a doctor as she waits for the first day of school to begin at Wauconda Grade School on Wednesday.
  Jaylah Glover, 6, of Wauconda holds a sign regarding her life plan to become a doctor as she waits for the first day of school to begin at Wauconda Grade School on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
First grader Charlie Mitchell, 6, of Wauconda is escorted into the school by her mom Tania on the first day of school at Wauconda Grade School on Wednesday.
  First grader Charlie Mitchell, 6, of Wauconda is escorted into the school by her mom Tania on the first day of school at Wauconda Grade School on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The first day of school to begins at Wauconda Grade School with a mass of kids flowing into the school greeted by their teachers on Wednesday.
  The first day of school to begins at Wauconda Grade School with a mass of kids flowing into the school greeted by their teachers on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Wauconda police officer Sgt. John Thibault takes a picture of Nate Bobinski, 8, along with Jeremy Stasek, Marissa Bobinski, and Audrianna Stasek on the first day of school at Wauconda Grade School on Wednesday.
  Wauconda police officer Sgt. John Thibault takes a picture of Nate Bobinski, 8, along with Jeremy Stasek, Marissa Bobinski, and Audrianna Stasek on the first day of school at Wauconda Grade School on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Iyahna Craig wears a unicorn crown on her first day in second grade at Washington Elementary School on Chicago St. in Elgin Wednesday.
Iyahna Craig wears a unicorn crown on her first day in second grade at Washington Elementary School on Chicago St. in Elgin Wednesday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Students get a sneak peek at the new Learning Commons area of Scott Elementary in Naperville on Thursday.
  Students get a sneak peek at the new Learning Commons area of Scott Elementary in Naperville on Thursday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Akilah Jumani, left, and Elizabeth Ludtke, right, fifth-graders, look through books in the new Learning Commons area of Scott Elementary in Naperville on Thursday.
  Akilah Jumani, left, and Elizabeth Ludtke, right, fifth-graders, look through books in the new Learning Commons area of Scott Elementary in Naperville on Thursday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Learning Commons Director/Teacher Scott Larson, shows kids a new classroom on the first day of school at Scott Elementary in Naperville on Thursday.
  Learning Commons Director/Teacher Scott Larson, shows kids a new classroom on the first day of school at Scott Elementary in Naperville on Thursday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Christian Hay, fifth-grader, checks out new chairs in the Learning Commons area of Scott Elementary in Naperville on Thursday.
  Christian Hay, fifth-grader, checks out new chairs in the Learning Commons area of Scott Elementary in Naperville on Thursday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
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