School’s out for summer...
Gruening Middle School eighth grade teacher Tonya Shakhov and other staff members wave goodbye to students on the last day of school Thursday, May 17.
Gruening student Demetries Minor waves to staff as his bus pulls out of the school’s parking lot.
Teacher Kelsey Gerke cleans toilet paper and caution tape off of her car Thursday, May 17. Gruening teacher Vicky Otte, whose social studies class recently donated 2,100 rolls of toilet paper to Bean’s Cafe, pulled the “teacher prank” on Gerke in retaliation after Gerke toilet papered Otte’s classroom. “As ugly as my car is, it almost makes it look better,” Gerke quipped.