By Amy Maginnis-Honey
It was a day of many firsts on the first day of the 2017-18 school year in the Fairfield-Suisun School District.
For Atreyu Jilpas, it was his very first day of school. The 5-year-old waited anxiously with his Super Mario backpack and Star Wars jacket to meet his kindergarten teacher at Crescent Elementary.
In a transitional kindergarten classroom at the school, Paula Clanton was having the first day of her final year of teaching. She retires at the end of the year, having spent 17 of 19 years at Crescent.