Concern for stopping the spread of Covid-19 has prompted some changes like wearing masks, social distancing and sanitizing, but these procedures didn’t dampen the back-to-school excitement over the past week as students started a new school year across the Diocese of Rockville Centre. Here are just a few photos taken during the first days.
A young student is ready to learn at St. Aidan's School, Williston Park
A student at Our Lady Queen of Apostles Regional School, Center Moriches, makes sure his hands are sanitized
Staff at St. Anne's School, Garden City, were excited to welcome students back.
At SS Philip and James School, St. James, the classroom includes "virtual" students at home.
Fresh air and reading time at St. John Paul II School, Riverhead.
Getting checked for freshmen orientation at St. John the Baptist H.S., West Islip
Students were blessed by pastor Father Joseph Scolaro at Notre Dame, New Hyde Park.
Ready for learning at Sacred Heart Academy, Hempstead.
School is cool at St. Thomas the Apostle, West Hempstead.