Lawrence Public Schools began the 2015-16 school year on Thursday, and Journal-World photographers Nick Krug and Mike Yoder were on hand to ask several of Lawrence's newest students ...
'What was your favorite part of the first day of kindergarten?'
"The new slide at recess."
— Henry Bost, Schwegler Elementary
"Coloring a ladybug."
— Jacelynn Barnes, Broken Arrow Elementary
"The adventure story with the cat."
— James Richardson, Woodlawn Elementary
"Meeting new friends."
— Annabella Ackerman, Schwegler Elementary
"Making paintings with hands."
— Jovie Coffman. Broken Arrow Elementary
"Playing on the jungle gym."
— Trey Wilson, Woodlawn Elementary
"The little blue slides. They go really fast."
— Jude Dowdle, Broken Arrow
"Playing outside with new friends."
— Reed Agnelli, Woodlawn Elementary
"Swinging on the swings at recess."
— Emma Hubbard, Schwegler Elementary
"To go outside and play on the slides."
— An Duan, Broken Arrow Elementary