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Students Arrive, Begin 'Boundless' School Year In Orangetown

Faculty were on hand to greet students for the first day of school at William O. Schaefer Elementary School in Tappan.
Faculty were on hand to greet students for the first day of school at William O. Schaefer Elementary School in Tappan. Photo Credit: BJ Greco
Students arrive for the first day of school in Tappan.
Students arrive for the first day of school in Tappan. Photo Credit: BJ Greco
Parents dropped off their children for the first day of classes in Orangetown.
Parents dropped off their children for the first day of classes in Orangetown. Photo Credit: BJ Greco

TAPPAN, N.Y. - Students arrived at schools across the South Orangetown Central School District for the first day of classes on Tuesday.

The arrivals included kindergarten students at William O. Schaefer Elementary School in Tappen, according district spokeswoman BJ Greco.

Also on hand to welcome students on their first day of classes was Superintendent Dr. Robert Pritchard.

“We are anticipating an exciting school year for all of our students, and look forward to implementing stimulating new learning opportunities which we worked very diligently to develop over the summer break," Pritchard said.

"Here’s to a boundless 2016-17 school year to everyone in our SOCSD family."

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