#Backtoschool for Pueblo D-70 students

#Backtoschool for Pueblo D-70...

PUEBLO, Colo. - Hundreds of smiling faces walked onto the Cedar Ridge Elementary School campus adrenalized for the first day back to school following summer recess.

Pueblo D-70 is just one of seven districts across southern Colorado starting school Monday.

The first day at Cedar Ridge Elementary

"I'm so ready to see my friends," said Tiernan Decker. "And I get to make new friends!"

It's a day full of excitement for many, but can also be nerveracking for students starting fresh at a new school.

"I'm very nervous to start," said Cayden Amalfitano. "But I think I'll do good! I'm ready to do math."

The district reports with recent development in the area, there is a higher demand in classes.

"We've had a lot of new housing, and a lot of people are moving into our area," said Cedar Ridge Principal Ted Shepard.

More people, means a influx of drivers nearby school zones.

"It's just another reminder that we've got to be careful with traffic and watching kids cross the street," said Shepard.

D-70 also reported enrollment is increasing for the entire district. 

Updates to school bus routes

District-70 has posted updates to bus routes for certain schools. 

Check your route by logging into your transportation e-link profile here.

Plus - check out the link to specific route reminders.

What are students most excited for? This is what they told us.

"Science! Because I love learning about stuff," said Brendan Enea.

"I'm a little bit nervous, but mostly excited to make new friends," said Connor Steves.


"Math, because I want to learn a lot," said Jacob Enea.

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