By Susan Hiland
The wait to enter Golden West Middle School on Wednesday featured youngsters laughing and greeting each other with hugs. It looked as if it had been years since the kids saw each other, rather than a few short months of summer.
Beth Tumulak sat in her SUV with her video camera trained on her daughter, Kristin, an eighth-grader.
“She was so excited last night that she couldn’t sleep,” Tumulak said. “I put her to bed at 9 p.m. and she was up early. She just couldn’t sleep.”
All Travis School District campuses began the 2014-15 year Wednesday, opening a week after the Fairfield-Suisun and Rio Vista schools and six days after the Vacaville School District.