New school year kicks off at St. Francis Academy

St. Francis Academy kindergarten teacher, Jaclyn Youse, greets students on the first day of school, from left, John Wybranski , Robert Haines, Virginia Geiges, William Borneman, Caroline Urban, and Jaylynn Saxon in the front.

Students at St. Francis Academy in Bally began the new school year on Tuesday, Aug. 26. As a part of the first day, Students, kindergarten through eighth grade, were greeted by the school’s principal, Deacon Thomas Murphy.

The students received their religion books in a special service down the block at Most Blessed Sacrament Church in the afternoon.