Firelands students return to school


<p style="text-align: left;">Katie Iwanek, Alyse Taddeo, Rachel Taddeo, and Makaela Geyer are ready for their first day of school at Firelands High School.

Katie Iwanek, Alyse Taddeo, Rachel Taddeo, and Makaela Geyer are ready for their first day of school at Firelands High School.


Seniors Taylor Adams, Jake O’Keefe, and Ethan Pugh


Jordan Wilson and Sara Nickels were all smiles as they walked into school.


School buses drop off students at Firelands High School.


Second-grader Brayden Bailey


Colton and Caleb Ross were excited for the first day of school.


Johnny Marquez and Hailey Bennett


First-grader Lulu Maloney


Avarie Carstensen was ready to start first grade.


Photos by Valerie Urbanik | Civitas Media

With the ring of the first bell, the Firelands Schools opened early Tuesday. Principals greeted students at the door and asked about summer vacations as the hallways filled. Students were excited when they found their friends in the parking lots and classrooms, while teachers smiled at the prospect of a new year.

Katie Iwanek, Alyse Taddeo, Rachel Taddeo, and Makaela Geyer are ready for their first day of school at Firelands High School.

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Katie Iwanek, Alyse Taddeo, Rachel Taddeo, and Makaela Geyer are ready for their first day of school at Firelands High School.

Seniors Taylor Adams, Jake O’Keefe, and Ethan Pugh
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/09/web1_IMG_6846.jpgSeniors Taylor Adams, Jake O’Keefe, and Ethan Pugh

Jordan Wilson and Sara Nickels were all smiles as they walked into school.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/09/web1_IMG_6847.jpgJordan Wilson and Sara Nickels were all smiles as they walked into school.

School buses drop off students at Firelands High School.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/09/web1_IMG_6848.jpgSchool buses drop off students at Firelands High School.

Second-grader Brayden Bailey
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/09/web1_IMG_6850.jpgSecond-grader Brayden Bailey

Colton and Caleb Ross were excited for the first day of school.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/09/web1_IMG_6851.jpgColton and Caleb Ross were excited for the first day of school.

Johnny Marquez and Hailey Bennett
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/09/web1_IMG_6852.jpgJohnny Marquez and Hailey Bennett

First-grader Lulu Maloney
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/09/web1_IMG_6853.jpgFirst-grader Lulu Maloney

Avarie Carstensen was ready to start first grade.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/09/web1_IMG_6854.jpgAvarie Carstensen was ready to start first grade.