2013-09-06 / Front Page

Calm before the storm



When children returned to school Tuesday, Sept. 5, the halls of Skillin School in South Portland were packed with students and teachers. However, on Friday Aug. 30, the “Welcome” sign hung over a hallway of empty lockers and freshly polished floors. Bottom, Skillin School first-grade teachers Danielle Pelletier, left, and Myra Caron plan out their first lessons of the year Friday, Aug. 30. (Jack Flagler photos) When children returned to school Tuesday, Sept. 5, the halls of Skillin School in South Portland were packed with students and teachers. However, on Friday Aug. 30, the “Welcome” sign hung over a hallway of empty lockers and freshly polished floors. Bottom, Skillin School first-grade teachers Danielle Pelletier, left, and Myra Caron plan out their first lessons of the year Friday, Aug. 30. (Jack Flagler photos)

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