A momentous return

Signs welcoming students were found throughout Keizer.

After nearly a year of learning via computer, kindergarteners and first graders throughout the city arrived at school for the first time ever or made it back to see friends and beloved teachers in-person in far too long.

Students arrive at Cummings Elementary School.Students arrive at Cummings Elementary School.Getting started at Keizer Elementary School. A distanced greeting at Cummings Elementary School.Class time in the room of Amanda Davenport.

A student steps down from the bus at Clear Lake Elementary School.Kennedy Elementary School Principal Jesse Leonard welcomes a student at the curb.

Clear Lake first grader Kaima .

Michael Glass-Alt gets a goodbye from mom, Deanna.

Emma Fehr bounds up the sidewalk at Kennedy Elementary School.

Students arrive at Forest Ridge Elementary School.