Photo feature: When is Christmas break?

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, August 7, 2012

BEN HILLYER/THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Three-year-old Holy Family Early Learning Center student Destinee Woods was glad to be in her mother Tiffany Woods’ arms at the end of the first day at preschool.

Ben Hillyer/The Natchez Democrat — Sometimes the longest day of the school year is the first day, even when it is only for a half-day. Holy Family Early Learning Center kindergartner Braxton Hunt leans over in his chair stretching his arms and rubbing his eyes as his teacher Faye Barnes goes over the list of classroom rules.

After a good summer break, the first day of school came early for kindergartner Leah Green Monday morning.