What ranges from 1 to 10, and is definitely the pride of Put-in-Bay?
It’s the size of each year’s kindergarten class and the Class of 2039 made its debut this fall with a total of six boys and girls.
Classmates pictured above from left to right are: Benjamin Bolyard, Theodora Sponseller, Waylon Holcepl, Charlotte Wertenback, Ruby Shuffenecker and Arthur Market.
Aren’t they cute? Everyone on South Bass Island agrees.
The Put-in-Bay School on Catawba Avenue is home to 76 students for the 2022-2023 school year with 20 staff members. Three students from Middle Bass Island commute daily via boat or airplane to Put-in-Bay for classes. The Senior Class consists of six students scheduled to graduate in 2023.
The kindergartners are: Benjamin Bolyard, son of Caiti (Market) Bolyard (PIB Class of 2010) and Austin Bolyard; Theodora Sponseller, daughter of Anna McCann (PIB class of 2009) and Chris Sponseller; Waylon Holcepl, son of Lily Thompson and Andrew Holcepl; Charlotte Wertenbach, daughter of Brooke and Kyle Wertenbach (PIB class of 2006); Ruby Schuffenecker, daughter of Ashley and Craig Schuffenecker, who teaches History at PIB School, and Arthur Market, son of Renee and Jacob Market.