Day of knowledge (September 1)!

This day begin first classes in Russian school, universities. The holiday appeared only in 1984, but long before that day, school concerts ("lineyka") were held with the first bell. And what is it?
Day of knowledge (September 1)!

This holiday is more school day, because this day that a small concert is held with the director, teachers and students of the school, where the first-year student and the eleventh-grader ring the bell (this is the first school bell). ;)

By tradition, on this holiday children present their teachers flowers and small gifts. But since 2014 in some Moscow schools  parents do not buy bouquets to teachers, but donate money for charity, that is the action "Children instead of flowers".

For first-graders this is a very exciting day. After all, this day ia a beginning of new adult life. And for eleventh-graders (or graduates) it is the last difficult year in school.

On September 1, lessons begin at universities, institutes, colleges and other educational institutions. But already without concerts, flowers and bells. :)

First school day (Marina Ivkina)

I went to school at 6, and this was in 1993. Unexpectedly, I could not go to public school and my parents found an interesting private school with in-depth study of English - "School of tomorrow". The school was wonderful and I remember with pleasure every day of study, and we are still friends with our classmates.

September 1, 1993 was a long time ago, but the memories are still fresh. New friends, many gifts, interesting lessons - a class hour and an English lesson. I didn't want to return home! The first concert "lineyka" in the school I do not remember, but I remember the first last bell on May 25, 1994, because I rung the bell on the shoulders of the graduate.

And here are pictures from the first school day. I was a shy girl, traditionally with bows and in uniform - white top, dark bottom.
September 1, 1993

First teacher - Tatyana Alexandrovna
Here is my first teacher Tatyana Alexandrovna with me at the first day in school. Even now she remember all our class and we adore her.

How was your first day at school? What do you remember?

Pictures from pixabay.com and  from the personal archive of the author.

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