Community spirit was alive and well on the Amherst town common as a couple hundred folks turned out for the First Day Celebration, a community party commemorating the first day of school tomorrow. Parents seemed happier than their school aged children.
Bad start for #Amherst Crocker Farm Elementary School. Unleashed, unidentified dog bites 2 kids on playground. http://t.co/CSTw33A2Dh
— Larry Kelley (@amherstac) August 28, 2014
School Superintendent Maria Geryk introduced all the principals in the Amherst Regional Public School System and Town Manager John Musante welcomed the crowd as part of the new town/schools Amherst Together initiative.
Carol Ross, John Musante, Maria Geryk . All we needed was WHMP radio
Sam The Minuteman greets Ultimate Frisbee members
UMPD mounted patrol brought Miranda
AFD Ladder 1 towers over the Middle School chorus