Santa Rosa Academy Starts the School Year at its New Campus
Students in the high school wing of Santa Rosa Academy gather before classes. Monday was a bus...
|Students in the high school wing of Santa Rosa Academy gather before classes.|
"We feel great," said Badillo. "It seems like we've just started out yesterday, but it's taken us eight years to get here."
"We've worked every single day for the past two weeks to be ready for today," said Badillo, "but the first day is going good and we're happy to finally be here."
Badillo said that during its first day, the school experienced a few mishaps, such as an Internet crash and some problems with air conditioning, but she said these sort of things were expected to happen on the first day and other than that, the school day went smoothly.
"Drop off this morning went especially smooth," said Badillo. "There were traffic officers out this morning. I think they were expecting there to be a major traffic back-up, but everything went fine."
"We didn't want it to look like a regular school," said Badillo. "The architecture of the school is intentional. We wanted it to reflect the moral traditions we value."
Overall, Badillo, staff, students, and parents are very pleased with the new facility. Badillo said the look on the students' faces when they saw their new school made all the work worth it, and some parents who h