Volume 80, Number 14 | September 2-8, 2010
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933

Photos by Robert Kreizel

School year’s almost here
With anticipation high for the school year’s start, here’s a look back at the first day of school last year. Clockwise from above: Twins Thomas and Nimaya, 3½, shared excitement and a quick round of patty cake before heading into The Earth School, on E. Sixth St.; the Gupta kids, who were entering the school’s pre-K and first and third grades, looked psyched for school; Christian Barnes, who was entering 11th grade at the East Side Community School, on 12th St., dropped off his little brother Julian, a new pre-K student at The Earth School. Christian had been taking skateboarding as a physical education elective and practiced his “kick flips” and “nose ollies” over the summer; sisters Gina and Nadia, on their way to Tompkins Square Middle School.

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