Images: First day of school in Libertyville, Warrenville and Geneva

 
 
Updated 8/21/2019 12:33 PM

Teachers welcomed students Wednesday as parents dropped their kids off on the first day back to school at Rockland School in Libertyville, Bower Elementary in Warrenville and Hearltand Elementary School in Geneva.

Wynn Thomas, 6, and Vuk Vuckovic, 6, both first graders say the Pledge of Allegiance on their first day back to school at Rockland School in Libertyville on Wednesday.
  Wynn Thomas, 6, and Vuk Vuckovic, 6, both first graders say the Pledge of Allegiance on their first day back to school at Rockland School in Libertyville on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Diana Duddy gives her son Rylan a hug before he goes into the first day of first grade at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
  Diana Duddy gives her son Rylan a hug before he goes into the first day of first grade at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Courtney Kibler, left and her daughter Marley Hollis, first grader, are greeted by Danielle Romano, right, school psychologist, on the first day of school at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
  Courtney Kibler, left and her daughter Marley Hollis, first grader, are greeted by Danielle Romano, right, school psychologist, on the first day of school at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Principal Bridget Moore helps direct Sophia Escobedo to her third grade class on the first day of school at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
  Principal Bridget Moore helps direct Sophia Escobedo to her third grade class on the first day of school at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Principal Bridget Moore greets students for the first day of school at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
  Principal Bridget Moore greets students for the first day of school at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Students arrive for the first day of school at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
  Students arrive for the first day of school at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Principal Bridget Moore helps second-grader Avery Zero on the first day of school at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
  Principal Bridget Moore helps second-grader Avery Zero on the first day of school at Bower Elementary in Warrenville on Wednesday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Madison Longly, 6, blows her mom a kiss at Rockland School in Libertyville as she and her fellow classmates head to class on Wednesday.
  Madison Longly, 6, blows her mom a kiss at Rockland School in Libertyville as she and her fellow classmates head to class on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Sophia Panov, 7, heads to class as the first day of school at Rockland in Libertyville on Wednesday.
  Sophia Panov, 7, heads to class as the first day of school at Rockland in Libertyville on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Vanessa Kurkowski, 7, sports her cool sunglasses for her classmates at Rockland School in Libertyville during their first day back to school on Wednesday.
  Vanessa Kurkowski, 7, sports her cool sunglasses for her classmates at Rockland School in Libertyville during their first day back to school on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The entire Rockland School in Libertyville assembled under the flag on their first day back to school for morning announcements from Principal Jeff Knapp on Wednesday.
  The entire Rockland School in Libertyville assembled under the flag on their first day back to school for morning announcements from Principal Jeff Knapp on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Kennedy Lane, 7, has her mom take her picture before heading to class at Rockland School in Libertyville on their first day back to school on Wednesday.
  Kennedy Lane, 7, has her mom take her picture before heading to class at Rockland School in Libertyville on their first day back to school on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Liliana Weir, 7, walks her dog Hank to Rockland School in Libertyville as her sister Anabella, 6, follows along on their first day back to school on Wednesday.
  Liliana Weir, 7, walks her dog Hank to Rockland School in Libertyville as her sister Anabella, 6, follows along on their first day back to school on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Teacher Linda Snader greets 3rd grader Mya Syc, 8, on her first day back to school on Wednesday.
  Teacher Linda Snader greets 3rd grader Mya Syc, 8, on her first day back to school on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Kevin Timony takes a picture of his daughters Eloise, 5, and sister Avery, 7, at Rockland School in Libertyville on their first day back to school on Wednesday.
  Kevin Timony takes a picture of his daughters Eloise, 5, and sister Avery, 7, at Rockland School in Libertyville on their first day back to school on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Randy Soto of Geneva walks to school with his nine-year-old son Bryan who is going into fourth grade Wednesday on the first day of school at Geneva's Hearltand Elementary School.
  Randy Soto of Geneva walks to school with his nine-year-old son Bryan who is going into fourth grade Wednesday on the first day of school at Geneva's Hearltand Elementary School.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Nikki Kelly of Geneva talks to her five-year-old son Owen who is going into kindergarten Wednesday on the first day of school at Geneva's Hearltand Elementary School. Kelly's younger son Elliott, 3, is also pictured.
  Nikki Kelly of Geneva talks to her five-year-old son Owen who is going into kindergarten Wednesday on the first day of school at Geneva's Hearltand Elementary School. Kelly's younger son Elliott, 3, is also pictured.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Joy Cox, 4, walks to school with her sister Julia, 6, who is going into first grade Wednesday during the first day of school at Geneva's Hearltand Elementary School.
  Joy Cox, 4, walks to school with her sister Julia, 6, who is going into first grade Wednesday during the first day of school at Geneva's Hearltand Elementary School.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Eric Harbach is surrounded by his children Maya, 4, left, Kendall, 6, with backpack, and Austin, 4, Wednesday during the first day of school at Geneva's Hearltand Elementary School. Kendall is going into first grade.
  Eric Harbach is surrounded by his children Maya, 4, left, Kendall, 6, with backpack, and Austin, 4, Wednesday during the first day of school at Geneva's Hearltand Elementary School. Kendall is going into first grade.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
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