PRESS PHOTOS BY JIM MARSH Mom Penny Myers, of Lower Milford Township, accompanies her son, Carter, to his first day of the St. Thomas More School academic year Sept. 4 so they could visit the school store for some last-minutes items.
The first day of school can be hectic for administrators too, as Wanda Benkovic (right), of Bethlehem, director of Catholic Christian environment at St. Thomas More School can attest. School secretary Loretta Costa (left), of Center Valley, prepares for a busy first day.
RIGHT: Mom Cecilia Grabias, of Alburtis, juggles her camera and her newborn daughter Brianna as she photographs daughters Kaylin and Elyse (with hair bow) for their first day of classes at St. Thomas More School. PRESS PHOTOS BY JIM MARSH
Mom Sabrina Striano, of Lower Macungie Township, drops off sons Shane (left) and Luke for the first day of classes at St. Thomas More School last Monday, while their sister, Alexia, still has to wait for her chance to be a student.
Brianna Ridley and her mom Courtney, of Allentown, arrive at St. Thomas More School for the first day of school. Brianna is a sixth grader at the school and her mother is a first grade instructional support staffer. See additional photos on page 5.