Students bid farewell to school, hello to summer

"Middle school here I come!" said Silje Morse, one of 15 fifth graders at Evergreen Elementary, during her last day of school.

Evergreen marked the end of the school year last Thursday with a celebration on the school playground. Every class, from kindergarten to fifth grade, got a hotdog lunch and cupcakes. They then also got to run, dance, and in some cases cartwheel in a procession across the playground. Afterward, following a brief return to class to wrap up the day, the kids officially began their summer break.

Jenn Miller-Yancey, lead teacher, said the last day of school is always a bitt...


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