Paperjack Elementary students are greeted by principal Mike Ballard as they make their way into the school for their first day back after summer vacation on Thursday, Sept. 6. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 5
Parents dropped off their students for the first day of school for first through fifth grade students at Paperjack Elementary and the New Richmond School District. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 5
School buses were busy on Thursday, Sept. 6, dropping off students to schools throughout the New Richmond School District, including Paperjack Elementary. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia4 / 5
Many parents accompanied their children into Paperjack Elementary on the first day of school for the 2018-2019 school year in New Richmond. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multmedia5 / 5
Paperjack Elementary first through fifth graders started school on Thursday, Sept. 6.
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.