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VIDEO & PHOTO FEATURE: Ellington kindergarten roundup

Madison Kuhl waits with her father, Andrew, to see who her new classmates might be Friday at the kindergarten roundup at Ellington Elementary School in Quincy. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Posted: Apr. 6, 2013 12:01 am Updated: Apr. 20, 2013 12:15 am

Youngsters and their parents descended on Ellington Elementary School in Quincy for the annual kindergarten roundup Friday. Kids who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1 will make up the new kindergarten classes in the fall.

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