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Anthony Burg, who is a crossing guard and campus monitor for Painted Sky Elementary School, stops traffic as parents take their children to class on the first day of school.
Larry Johnston kisses his daughter Natalie on the forehead as he says goodbye to her on her first day of first grade.
Jacob Vaught, left, Jennifer Vaught, middle, and Linda Sienkiewicz, right, take pictures as kids make their way into their classrooms on the first day of school at Painted Sky Elementary.
Josh Wright and his 4-year-old daughter Delaney pose as Sara Wright takes a photo of them while dropping their other child off at school on his first day of class.
Brittany Gedzyk and Raegan, 1, wave at Brittany’s son who was in the classroom on his first day of school.
Steve Beach walks with his daughter Emma, 8, to school for her first day of third grade at Painted Sky Elementary School.
Julia Lutz and McKenna, 5, hold hands as they make their way into McKenna’s first day of kindergarten.
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Painted Sky Elementary school will have kindergarten roundup for the 2014-2015 school year on Tuesday, April 1 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Painted Sky Elementary School student Julie Lewelling shops at the Oro Valley Target with Jodi Stevens from the Oro Valley Police Department. Eighteen students were chosen from public and private schools to participate in the annual Shop-With-A-Cop event.
Painted Sky Elementary School’s behavior intervention monitor Carrie Mitchell picks out items for the clothing section at Target during her shopping spree.
As Oro Valley Safeway Manager Mike Hennings prepares for retirement after 42 years with the company, he says the career is all he’s ever known.
More than 100 students, parents and teachers come out before school begins on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Painted Sky Elementary School for the Miler’s Club.
Craig Collings runs while carrying his 5-year-old daughter Micaela.
Dylan Dirtadian, 6, runs before school last week.
Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath talks with Painted Sky Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Brie Ronnie during the bi-weekly Miler’s Club get-together.
Camila Vega, a fifth-grader at Painted Sky Elementary School, closes in on the end of a quarter-mile loop the school.
More than a hundred students, teachers and parents walk and run during the MilerÕs Club at Painted Sky Elementary School.
Fourth-grader Rachel McClemons runs before school last week.
More than a hundred students, teachers and parents walk and run during the Miler’s Club at Painted Sky Elementary School.
Painted Sky Elementary School fifth-grader Drew Knight runs during one of the Miler’s Club meetups before school. Knight has run more than 170 miles throughout the school year. Each Tuesday and Thursday, students, parents and teachers meet to run on a quarter-mile loop at the school.
Students make the turn on a half-mile loop at Painted Sky Elementary School.
Having to live with her decision to play a game, Painted Sky Elementary School student Alexandra Somoza adorns a feather boa with the help of speaker Ashley West.