Nearly 23,000 students joined 1600 teachers for the first day of class at Pitt County schools.
Parents tested out a new morning routine and students tested out new food in the school cafeterias.
According to school administrators, Monday's start was quiet and smooth.
Lori Stone, a second grade teacher at Sadie Saulter Elementary School, said a book reading helped her class settle in to the new school year.
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