Principal Amaly Avakian said she just wanted to do something a little
exciting for the students this time around.
The students at Muir were among those at nine of the district's
year-round schools beginning a new session Monday.
At lunch, the All-Male Dance Team from Glendale High performed for the
students. In a room nearby, parents of new kindergartners were given a
small orientation while others were busy enrolling their students in
Things were a little less hectic at Columbus Elementary School.
"It went so smooth," said Principal Mary Mason.
Kindergarten classes saw the most new students.
"The kids were all excited," said teacher Angela Janosko.
Starting the day off with a few games helped ease first-day jitters
for most of the students.
Second-grade teacher Isabel Ovsepyan started off the day reminding
students about some of the important classroom basics such as listening