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Backpacks ready by the front door. Lunches prepared and packed up. What's left to do before the bus arrives? Snap a first day of school picture, of course — and share them with us! (App users, click the link at the bottom to submit your photos.) Still need some gear and advice? Check out our back-to-school guide for trends, discounts, tips and more.

Josie on the first day of school 9/7/2017
(Credit: Margaret Steeneck (mom))

reader photosMargaret Steeneck (mom)Josie on the first day of school 9/7/2017

Grady's first day of 1st Grade 2017
(Credit: Lauren Gulick)

reader photosLauren GulickGrady's first day of 1st Grade 2017

First day of school 2017 Marleigh-2nd grade &
(Credit: Denese Booker)

reader photosDenese BookerFirst day of school 2017 Marleigh-2nd grade & Madison-Kindergarden!

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School Days: Ty (age 8) and Cade (age
(Credit: Heather Shrader (mom))

reader photosHeather Shrader (mom)School Days: Ty (age 8) and Cade (age 6) Fichtl on their first day of school at Sea Cliff Elementary, entering 3rd grade and 1st grade, respectively.

Juliet Kier First Day of Kindergarten New Hyde
(Credit: Dawn Kier)

reader photosDawn KierJuliet Kier First Day of Kindergarten New Hyde Park Road School

Robert heading off to 1st grade 9/6/17! #sachemstrong
(Credit: Jackie (Robert's Mom) - Lake)

reader photosJackie (Robert's Mom) - LakeRobert heading off to 1st grade 9/6/17! #sachemstrong

Isabella's first day of 2nd grade
(Credit: Karen forgione. Lindenhurst)

reader photosKaren forgione. LindenhurstIsabella's first day of 2nd grade

Robert on his first day of kindergarten!
(Credit: Daniela Reyes)

reader photosDaniela ReyesRobert on his first day of kindergarten!

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Brayden looking super excited about Kindergarten this morning!
(Credit: Jodi Thomson)

reader photosJodi ThomsonBrayden looking super excited about Kindergarten this morning!

Gabbie & Georgie first day of school
(Credit: Hank Urban, Amityville)

reader photosHank Urban, AmityvilleGabbie & Georgie first day of school

Shawn's First Day Of School.
(Credit: Ronald W. (Dad))

reader photosRonald W. (Dad)Shawn's First Day Of School.

First Day of School
(Credit: Melissa LoVerde, Hauppauge)

reader photosMelissa LoVerde, HauppaugeFirst Day of School

Makayla B. starts her first day at Pre-K!
(Credit: Kathy Brosnan)

reader photosKathy BrosnanMakayla B. starts her first day at Pre-K!

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Luke's first day of Pre-K

Luke's first day of Pre-K

First day of school. Christopher from east meadow
(Credit: Luz Hubbard east meadow)

reader photosLuz Hubbard east meadowFirst day of school. Christopher from east meadow

Dakota Macedonios' first day of Kindergarten. Westhampton Beach
(Credit: Robert A Macedonio)

reader photosRobert A MacedonioDakota Macedonios' first day of Kindergarten. Westhampton Beach Elementary School

Amelia Moran, 8 from Garden City, NY. Her
(Credit: Regina Moran (Mom))

reader photosRegina Moran (Mom)Amelia Moran, 8 from Garden City, NY. Her Dad, Michael had a funny take on the tradition Back to School Photo.

No tears for this first grader!
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

reader photosJennifer BergerNo tears for this first grader!

Gianella is ready for her first Day in
(Credit: Karol Puccio)

reader photosKarol PuccioGianella is ready for her first Day in Kindergarden

First day ?????
(Credit: Thelma Legette wyandanch Ny)

reader photosThelma Legette wyandanch NyFirst day ?????

St. William the Abbot in Seaford first day
(Credit: Christine Masi)

reader photosChristine MasiSt. William the Abbot in Seaford first day of School September 5, 2017. Olivia Masi 3rd Grade and Hannah Masi 2nd Grade.

Kate Gebhardt of Glen Cove returns to Gribbin

Kate Gebhardt of Glen Cove returns to Gribbin Elementary School as a 2nd Grader. ?

Daniella starts fourth grade at St Marys Manhasset.

Daniella starts fourth grade at St Marys Manhasset.

Darius, on his first day of 2nd grade
(Credit: Krystal Charles, Westbury)

reader photosKrystal Charles, WestburyDarius, on his first day of 2nd grade at Park Ave School

Daniel Ciccone, 2nd grade Shelter Rock Elementary School,
(Credit: Madeleine Fersh Ciccone, Manhass)

reader photosMadeleine Fersh Ciccone, ManhassDaniel Ciccone, 2nd grade Shelter Rock Elementary School, Manhasset, N.Y.

Giuliana G. on her first day of first
(Credit: Rosy Guzman)

reader photosRosy GuzmanGiuliana G. on her first day of first grade!

Best friends starting their first day of fourth
(Credit: Suzanne Heigel, Levittown)

reader photosSuzanne Heigel, LevittownBest friends starting their first day of fourth and second grade at Michael F. Stokes Elementary in Levittown.

These best friends are starting their first day
(Credit: Suzanne Heigel, Levittown)

reader photosSuzanne Heigel, LevittownThese best friends are starting their first day of 6th grade at Island Trees Memorial Middle School in Levittown.

Dylan and Kerin - First day of school
(Credit: Sue Gillespie Islip)

reader photosSue Gillespie IslipDylan and Kerin - First day of school when they started kindergarten and today as they start High School!

Reagan and Alex Dunn on their first day
(Credit: Sean C. Dunn)

reader photosSean C. DunnReagan and Alex Dunn on their first day of 2nd grade and kindergarten at North Side School in East Williston.

Savannah on her 1st day of 8th grade!
(Credit: Frank Rivera)

reader photosFrank RiveraSavannah on her 1st day of 8th grade!

Ricky got lots of homework in his first
(Credit: Maria Trupia)

reader photosMaria TrupiaRicky got lots of homework in his first day of school.

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