Despite some tears and vocalized separation anxiety among the very youngest pupils, classes got underway at Lamar County schools Friday morning with few glitches reported.
Tears were shed by students and a few moms and dads who were leaving their kids at school for the first time - a landmark milestone in the lives of parents and children.
Abigail Ellington and Dexter Lamothe settle in to their classroom on the first day of school July 29. They joined the other kindergarten students in the Cameron and Cauthen's Campground classroom. (Photo: Rachel McDaniel)