Home Community Children Photos: First day of school in MontclairCommunityChildrenTop StoriesUncategorized Photos: First day of school in Montclair September 5, 2019 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter First day school1 of 23 Michaela and Olivia Nelson are ready for the start of school at Edgemont. Giulia Dacosta with her mom Angela walks toward Edgemont for her first day of third grade. Friends Sara Meserlian, Helena Lee, Olivia Nelson, and Mimi Scherfen-Brown decorated matching t-shirts for their first day of school. Principal Jeff Freeman greets parents at Edgemont. Principal Jeff Freeman and parents mingle. Phoebe Saadat with her parents Ivy Sheibar and Matthew Saadat Samuel Ferreira brings a plant for his kindergarten teacher on his first day. Children walk through "the high-five Hillside hallway" while music plays through speakers. Rosanna Guzman finds the right angle to photograph her son Adrian. Harold, Carter, and Vanessa Green on Carter's firt day of kindergarten Dads Sergey Smirnov and Gerardo Capo III walk with their sons Zakee Denby and Gerardo Capo IV on Gerardo's first day of fourth grade at Hillside. Sister Mila Hinnant steals the show from her brother Ashton and his friend Elliot Daynes on their first day at Hillside. Owen Silverstein and Jack Walden Principal Dr. Samanthaa Anglin leads students through "the high five Hillside hallway," which has become a tradition when welcoming back students at Hillside. Children walk through "the high five Hillside hallway" while music plays through speakers. Dad and cub scout leader Michael Bateman gives out high fives at Hillside. Families cross Elm Street on their way to school with the help of a crossing guard. ERIN ROLL/STAFF Kathy Malloy arrives with Colin, 8, and Griffin, 2. ERIN ROLL/STAFF Margo Gardner, with Clara, 7, and Noah, 9, arrive at the school. ERIN ROLL/STAFF Olivia Rebe-Bogulavsky, 5, arrives at the school with her mother, Tracy, and sitter, Melissa Casarame. ERIN ROLL/STAFF Children and parents walking through the door of Charles H. Bullock School are greeted by, left, Community Services Unit Officer Paul Rusiniak and Principal Nami Kuwabara. ERIN ROLL/STAFF — Photos by Kate AlbrightMontclair children went back to school, today, Sept. 5. Parents and students were met at school doors by principals, teachers and town employees who cheered on the students, wishing them a happy school year. Subscribe to Montclair Local's e-newsletter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Municipal GovernmentWith the deadline fast approaching, two announce council runs, others still up in the air Montclair High SchoolMontclair Hockey: Mounties skate past Westfield to McInnis finals EducationHow will NJ’s new gifted and talented education law affect Montclair?