Photo by Micah Sittig
Mother Jodi Sittig celebrates while daughters Charlotte, Maryann and Ada Jo prepare for the first day of school Aug. 24.
Andra Belknap, Ojai Valley News reporter
Backpacks are full, classrooms are decorated and parents have returned to the drop-off lines: the students have gone back to school.
Approximately 2,460 local public school students headed to school Aug. 24, according to Andy Cantwell, Ojai Unified School District (OUSD) assistant superintendent.