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Share your first day of school photos

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
Reader Photo Credit: Margaret Steeneck (mom)

Josie on the first day of school 9/7/2017

Grady's first day of 1st Grade 2017
Reader Photo Credit: Lauren Gulick

Grady's first day of 1st Grade 2017

First day of school 2017 Marleigh-2nd grade &
Reader Photo Credit: Denese Booker

First day of school 2017 Marleigh-2nd grade & Madison-Kindergarden!

School Days: Ty (age 8) and Cade (age
Reader Photo Credit: Heather 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
Reader Photo Credit: Dawn Kier

Juliet Kier First Day of Kindergarten New Hyde Park Road School

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

Robert heading off to 1st grade 9/6/17! #sachemstrong

Isabella's first day of 2nd grade
Reader Photo Credit: Karen forgione. Lindenhurst

Isabella's first day of 2nd grade

Robert on his first day of kindergarten!
Reader Photo Credit: Daniela Reyes

Robert on his first day of kindergarten!

Brayden looking super excited about Kindergarten this morning!
Reader Photo Credit: Jodi Thomson

Brayden looking super excited about Kindergarten this morning!

Gabbie & Georgie first day of school
Reader Photo Credit: Hank Urban, Amityville

Gabbie & Georgie first day of school

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

Shawn's First Day Of School.

First Day of School
Reader Photo Credit: Melissa LoVerde, Hauppauge

First Day of School

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

Makayla B. starts her first day at Pre-K!

Luke's first day of Pre-K

Luke's first day of Pre-K

First day of school. Christopher from east meadow
Reader Photo Credit: Luz Hubbard east meadow

First day of school. Christopher from east meadow

Dakota Macedonios' first day of Kindergarten. Westhampton Beach
Reader Photo Credit: Robert A Macedonio

Dakota Macedonios' first day of Kindergarten. Westhampton Beach Elementary School

Amelia Moran, 8 from Garden City, NY. Her
Reader Photo Credit: Regina 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!
Reader Photo Credit: Jennifer Berger

No tears for this first grader!

Gianella is ready for her first Day in
Reader Photo Credit: Karol Puccio

Gianella is ready for her first Day in Kindergarden

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Reader Photo Credit: Thelma Legette wyandanch Ny

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St. William the Abbot in Seaford first day
Reader Photo Credit: Christine Masi

St. 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
Reader Photo Credit: Krystal Charles, Westbury

Darius, on his first day of 2nd grade at Park Ave School

Daniel Ciccone, 2nd grade Shelter Rock Elementary School,
Reader Photo Credit: Madeleine Fersh Ciccone, Manhass

Daniel Ciccone, 2nd grade Shelter Rock Elementary School, Manhasset, N.Y.

Giuliana G. on her first day of first
Reader Photo Credit: Rosy Guzman

Giuliana G. on her first day of first grade!

Best friends starting their first day of fourth
Reader Photo Credit: Suzanne Heigel, Levittown

Best 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
Reader Photo Credit: Suzanne Heigel, Levittown

These 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
Reader Photo Credit: Sue Gillespie Islip

Dylan 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
Reader Photo Credit: Sean C. Dunn

Reagan 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!
Reader Photo Credit: Frank Rivera

Savannah on her 1st day of 8th grade!

Ricky got lots of homework in his first
Reader Photo Credit: Maria Trupia

Ricky got lots of homework in his first day of school.

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