First day back to school brings laughter, jitters
Golden West Middle School seventh-grader Aaress Huff gets off the bus on the fist day of school, Wednesday. It was the first day of school for Travis Unified School District, which also includes Vanden High as well as Travis, Scandia, Foxboro, Center and Cambridge Elementary Schools. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — The wait to enter Golden West Middle School on Wednesday featured youngsters laughing and greeting each other with hugs. It looked as if it had been years since the kids saw each other, rather than a few short months of summer.
Beth Tumulak sat in her SUV with her video camera trained on her daughter, Kristin, an eighth-grader.
"She was so excited last night that she couldn't sleep," Tumulak said. "I put her to bed at 9 p.m. and she was up early. She just couldn't sleep."
All Travis School District campuses began the 2014-15 year Wednesday, opening . . . Continue Reading