Adults may have been complaining about Taco Tuesday ending a few weeks early, but every kid The Friday Flyer interviewed seemed excited to have school start soon. Here are a few of their responses.
The Sunset Beach geese may be happy when school starts.
Parents and kids face off in a water balloon tossing contest.
Angelina Gambina, 8, will be starting 4th grade at Cottonwood Canyon Elementary. She says she hopes to be “getting a nice teacher, not a really strict one.” Dominic Gambina, 3, hasn’t started school yet but says his grandma teaches him with flash cards.
From left, Lauren Sellers, 15, will be starting her sophomore year at Temescal Canyon High School. She says she is most excited about the school dances. Sara Scott, 17, will also be at TCHS as a senior and says she is excited about senior activities and graduation before heading off to college. Hanna Scott, 14, another new TCHS sophomore, says she is most looking forward to the dances. Cori Wright, 18, will be a senior at Murrieta Mesa High School and says she is most excited about graduating and getting ready for beauty school.
Julie Morton, 9, will be in 4th grade at Tuscany Hills Elementary and says she is most excited about learning more science, “I like it when I make a big boom!” Evan Morton, 5, will be starting kindergarten, also at Tuscany Hills, and says he’s very happy about seeing his friends. The brother and sister stand in front of the construction site of the new Sunset Beach playground.
Friends Brody Valle, 9, and Bently Brady, 8, are really excited to be seeing their friends at Sycamore Academy Charter School.
Joshua Morrison, 10, has been home schooled up to now, so he is really excited about making new friends at Springs Charter school where he will be in 5th grade.
Rachel and Sean Brady are having a busy summer with their three children and getting their business (Baby Bound Ultrasound Spa) going. They did note that they are unhappy about Taco Tuesdays ending early this year saying, “It needs to go waaaaay longer! Like all the past summers.” Photos by Donna Kupke
As far as what they plan to do for the rest of the summer, mom Tabatha Pratt says, “Summer is over for us. We’ll still go to the pool, though.” She says she is disappointed that Taco Tuesday has ended, “I feel like it’s ending too early – I hate that. Everyone is wondering why; what is going on?”