Sandra Hoffer waits on the steps with daughters Keona and Genevieve Olney while Angelica Stagg races past as students returned for the first day of the 2011-12 school year at Eagle View Elementary in Port Hardy Tuesday.

Sandra Hoffer waits on the steps with daughters Keona and Genevieve Olney while Angelica Stagg races past as students returned for the first day of the 2011-12 school year at Eagle View Elementary in Port Hardy Tuesday.

Class is now in session

North Island youth return to school this week.