SUN PHOTOS BY TIM KERN -- Left: Sophomore Jonathan Appelo and freshman Dillon Brady exit the bus and head to class on the first day of school Monday. -- -- Below: Students drove in early to get to class on time for the first day of school at Lemon Bay High School. The rebuilding of the school has caused the closure of the north parking lot entrance.
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A day of many firsts
SUN PHOTO BY ADAM KREGER -- First-grade teacher Sarah Dodge goes over Sean Covey?s "Seven Habits of Happy Kids" with her class Monday --- the first day of class at Peace River Elementary School.
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Olympian left without wheels
PHOTO PROVIDED -- Kristen Aubin with a Special Olympics medal.
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North Port Y holds barbecue?for summer campers
SUN PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIA -- From left, Jaylynn Philpot, 7, Emily Graffin, 8, her sister Haley, 6, and Kailey Muso, 6, relax on a bench prior to the North Port Family YMCA?s end of summer camp barbecue last week.
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American Legion honors Charley first responders
SUN PHOTOS BY SUE PAQUIN -- Da?nella Nelson, 7, and Christina Kelly, 8, sat atop the waterslide waiting to take the plunge.