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Question of the Week: “What are you most looking forward to about going back to school?”

TT Andrew & Bailey Cook 8-21-13

Andy: “The yummy cookies after lunch.”
Bailey: “My new teacher and gym class.”
—Andy Cook (left), 3rd grader, and Bailey Cook, 1st grader, Eldridge Park School, Lawrenceville.

TT Alexis Garhart & Jake Garhart 8-21-13

Jake: “I’m looking forward to recess and gym class and seeing my friends. And I’m excited about playing sports. Basketball and soccer are a tie for my favorites.”
Alexis: “I’m looking forward to learning new things and meeting some new friends.”
—Jake Garhart (right), 4th grader, St. Paul’s School, and Alexis Garhart, 9th grader, Montgomery High School, Montgomery.

TT Harry Foster & Sam Bezilla 8-21-13

Harry: “I’m excited about getting into new classes and a new grade.”
Sam: “I’m excited to see my friends and to start doing sports again — lacrosse in particular.”
—Harry Foster, Princeton, and Sam Bezilla, Princeton, both 7th graders, Princeton Charter School

TT Jackson Lipsey & Kingston Lipsey 8-21-13

Jackson: “I like that before school when we’re early, we get to play Legos.”
Kingston: “Show and Tell. I want to bring in my seashells that I found at the beach.”
—Jackson Lipsey, Kindergarten, and Kingston Lipsey, Pre-Kindergarten, Bernardsville, N.J.

TT Taylor Hopper & Bennett Alvaro 8-21-13

Layton: “The thing I’m most looking forward to is all of the clubs we have here at Princeton. I think that’s what really sets the college experience apart. I’m on our sailing team and our tryout team. So, a lot of those clubs are really fun to be a part of. I’m really excited to get back together with those teams and start participating in all of those activities.”
Bennett: “I’m looking forward to not being a freshman anymore. Getting to be a member of the community here at Princeton and actually knowing what I’m doing, where I’m going, what I want to do when I get older, and not just trying to find my way anymore as much as kind of figuring out how to get to where I want to be later in life – it’s a great feeling.”
— Layton Hopper, Princeton University Class of 2016, Mount Vernon Ind., and Bennett Alvaro,  Princeton University Class of 2016, Ridgewood, N.J.

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