Editorial: Another summer ends, another school year begins

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Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018 6:00 am

And just like that, summer came to a close. It ended this week with the start of school in Central Valley and Hillsboro. 

For the record, Central Valley students returned to classes on Tuesday. Hillsboro students started school on Wednesday.

It’s always an adventurous, sometimes challenging morning outside schools on the day classes resume; the younger kids tumble excitedly from school buses; parents slowly walk their children to the front door hand-in-hand; goodbye waves are tentative yet secure in the knowledge that all is good in the world on the first day of school.

Such was the case this week outside our two elementary schools and long after first-day pictures were taken at home, with all the children posed, poised and proudly wearing new clothes.

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