Students from a U.S. elementary school where a gunman killed 20 children and six staff members last month are returned to class Thursday for the first time.
A bus traveling from Newtown, Connecticut, to Monroe stops in front of 26 angels along the roadside on the first day of classes for Sandy Hook Elementary School students since the December 14, 2012 shooting.
A police road block at the entrance to the new Sandy Hook Elementary School on the first day of classes in Monroe, Connecticut, January 3, 2013.
Signs of support are seen along the road between Newtown and Monroe, where the kids from Sandy Hook Elementary will begin to attend classes in Monroe, Connecticut, January 2, 2013.
Stuffed bears are seen in the snow as part of a makeshift memorial at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, approximately three weeks after a gunman shot dead 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary, January 2, 2013.