Benjamin Delenick steps seriously off the bus ahead of his teacher, Melissa Shaw, during kindergarten orientation on Wednesday at Dyer Elementary School in South Portland. School bus etiquette and where to line up for class were among the lessons learned in the two-hour session. Full-day classes began Thursday.
Zion Carlo takes on a playground challenge after learning about the classroom Wednesday during the kindergarten orientation at Dyer Elementary School in South Portland. “He loves it, he’s excited,” said his mother, Tawnya Carlo.