Bay View Elementary student Arlo Hintsala sticks the landing as he jumps off the bus on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. 
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Bay View Elementary student Arlo Hintsala sticks the landing as he jumps off the bus on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. Samantha Erkkila / Duluth News Tribune

Bay View Elementary Principal John Awsumb greets students on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. Elementary students are starting the year in person with masks when inside the building. 
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Bay View Elementary Principal John Awsumb greets students on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. Elementary students are starting the year in person with masks when inside the building. Samantha Erkkila / Duluth News Tribune

Bay View Elementary special education teacher Emma Barnaby holds the door open for students on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. Tuesday was also Barnaby's first day at the school. "I'm nervous and excited," she said. "Nervous about the logistics, but excited to meet everyone." 
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Bay View Elementary special education teacher Emma Barnaby holds the door open for students on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. Tuesday was also Barnaby's first day at the school. "I'm nervous and excited," she said. "Nervous about the logistics, but excited to meet everyone." Samantha Erkkila / Duluth News Tribune

Students enter the Bay View Elementary cafeteria on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. Students are starting the year with in-person learning. Masks are required when indoors. 
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Students enter the Bay View Elementary cafeteria on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. Students are starting the year with in-person learning. Masks are required when indoors. Samantha Erkkila / Duluth News Tribune

Bay View Elementary students grab a quick breakfast before heading to their classrooms on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. 
Samantha Erkkila / Duluth News Tribune
Bay View Elementary students grab a quick breakfast before heading to their classrooms on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. Samantha Erkkila / Duluth News Tribune

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Bay View Elementary Principal John Awsumb hands out fist bumps to students as they exit the school bus on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. 
Samantha Erkkila / Duluth News Tribune
Bay View Elementary Principal John Awsumb hands out fist bumps to students as they exit the school bus on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Proctor. Samantha Erkkila / Duluth News Tribune