Slide Show: First day of school at Roanoke Avenue Elementary

09/06/2011 12:24 PM |

Students in the Riverhead School District once again packed up their backpacks and boarded big yellow school buses for the first day of school in the 2011-12 school year.

Roanoke Avenue Elementary School principal Thomas Payton helped kindergartners off the buses which arrived at 8:45 Tuesday morning. He said that the school has 387 students registered so far, but he expects the number to go up to 390 by the end of the week — the most the school has ever had

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BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Riley Avenue Elementary principal Thomas Payton helps a student off the bus on the first day of school.