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Avery Welsh, 7, left, and her sister, Olivia, 9, play Friday at Rice Park in Willmar on the first day of their summer break. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

For regional students, the upcoming 3 months are worth wait


Pencils? Nope. Books? Not likely. Teachers' dirty looks? Not for three more months, at least.

"I'm excited to be done with school," said Jacob Renteria, 12, who just finished his sixth-grade year at Willmar Middle School. "I don't like getting up early in the morning. Or tests. I hate tests."

Students in the area are enjoying their first days off from school by soaking up the sun, sleeping in and trying to forget about a year's worth of homework-related stress.

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.

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