06/27/2014 05:18 EDT | Updated 08/27/2014 05:59 EDT

School's out for summer!

For many kids today marked one of the best day's of the year… the last day of school before summer vacation.

Summer officially began Friday afternoon for thousands of students across the Greater Toronto Area.

It’s also a happy day for a lot of teachers.

To watch CBC’s Lucy Lopez with the complete story, click the video above.