Here is a sampling of the first-day-of-school photographs that readers have shared with The News-Times.
Look for more first-day photos in Sunday's News-Times
Noah Sleeper awaits his first bus ride to kindergarten at Riverside Elementary School.
Pupils from A Child's World before-school program in Evans assemble on the first day of school at Riverside Elementary School. They are Madison Williams (front), Tanner Murray (second row, from left), Evan Williams, Henry Knox, Garrett Jones, T.J. Borders, and Jordan Adams; Brandon Murray (back row), Joshua Smith, Christopher Knox and Dillon Jones.
Zachary Raines boards the school bus for Riverside Elementary in Evans. He is in the fifth grade.
Joshua Epperson, fourth grade, and Megan Epperson, third grade, wait for the school bus for Stevens Creek Elementary with their dog, Taylor.
Harrison Guilbeau, 6, and Landon Guilbeau, 5, started their first year in school together at River Ridge Elementary.
Cameron Corley, first grade, and Haley Chochol, second grade, both pupils at Evans Elementary School, wait for the bus.
Maybre Zachry, fourth grade, and Hagen Zachry, second grade, are ready for class at North Columbia Elementary.
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