What do **30 glue sticks**, an adorable **stuffed toy bulldog** named T-Bone (that is *longing* to become a class mascot!), and a **bright orange Mailbox bag** have in common? You guessed it! They are mine—but not for long! They’ll soon be on their way to the winner of this month’s First Friday giveaway. **To enter to win this prize pack,** simply leave a comment right here on the blog telling us when students return to school in your school district. Don’t delay! **The deadline for entry is midnight, Sunday, August 14.**

Have a great weekend!

Diane

**Congratulations to Deena B., the winner of this month’s First Friday Giveaway!**

Student return September 7th!

Students return August 18th.

Our Head Start center begins on Wednesday August 10th

Start school August 24th.

Children return September 6

August 24

The angels descend upon us on August 24th 🙂

Students return September 6th in our school district. Monday, September 12th is our first day of preschool.

Student first day is August 17th!

Welcoming our students back on August 29!

Our students return Sept. 6th.

In Orange County (Orlando), we start back with students tomorrow – August 15th!

YAY!

:O)

Peg

Students return August 22!

My students return on a

Aug. 15

Our kids start September 1!

September 7

August 17

I am looking forward to school starting September 12!

Students go back to school August 17th in our district.

September after labor day.

Thursday, August 25

August 24th

We start school on Sept. 6; the first day is a half day.

We start 9/6

Our students return on August 22!

August 22

We begin on August 29!!

Wildwoods Pre-School, in Overland Park, Kansas Starts September 6.

August 10, 2016

August 10th

We start school September 7th ~

Our students return on Wednesday, August 24th.

My students return Wedneday August 10th!!

September 6th

The school’s in my district start school on August 23rd.

We start back on August 29th with a half day.

School begins for our school on August 29th!!

Our students come back August 9.

Students return Aug. 10, in Belen, New Mexico. ..am I ready?!?? NO..YIKES!!!

Students return to class on September 6, 2016

August 22nd!

Aug 22!

August 18

September 6

Students return in Pauls Valley, OK on Thursday, Aug 11th.

August 31 for grades 1-5 and September 6 for my kinders!

September 6, 2016

August 22

Students return on September 1.

August 17

Students at Sandyston-Walpack School in Layton, NJ happily return to school on September 6th! I can’t wait for a new year!

We start August 30th!

September 6

August 10th

August 16!

September 1st

Students return to school on September 6th!!

August 10th!

Aug. 22nd

August 29.

We start school on August 24.

August 24th!

August 31!

We start August 29th. Meet the teachers is the 25th! I don’t want summer to end just yet!

August 29th

August 29

August 22nd for my kids but the two year old class I teach doesn’t start until after Labor Day! They would love a class mascot!

Student phase-in on August 29th and first day of school is August 30th!

September 1st

Most likely, the day after Labor Day

This year we are trying a brand new kindergarten open house day, so incoming kindergarten students will have the chance to step through the doors on 8/31. School officially begins with all students on 9/7.

August 22!

August 23

August 22

September 6th

August 24!! ?

Our students start August 22nd.

Aug 29

Children return on August 22nd, teachers begin on August 15th.

August 16

Teachers go back August 15

☺

August 29!!

August 22nd ??

August 31

August 22

Teachers start AUg. 15 and kids on the 17th- half day.

My students start Wednesday, September 7th. ?

Monday August 22nd

Kids first day back is August 29. I go back August 15.

August 31

Tuesday, August 9th

Aug 25 for K-12

Sept 1 for PK

September 6th: a full day of tears and cheers!

August 22nd!

August 17th…So soon…

Our students return August 22!

Students return August 24!

August 18th in Centralia, MO!

Students return on Tuesday, September 6th:)

Students return August 29th.

September 1st

August 29

August 22nd

August 22nd!!

September 8th. New York City schools ??

August 15th. I love the adorable dog. It would become our class mascot. Sooooooo cute!

Students return September 7th 🙂

Teachers start August 6th kids start on the 7th

Teachers start back August 17th and students return August 22nd.

August 29.

My son is back at boarding school right now and that would help towards his stationery list

Our first day of school with students is August 30.

The teachers start August 15 and the students start August 23.

August 17th 🙂

Our k-8 students come back on the 19th of august

Our students start August 29th!

This Monday!!!! I’m ready to go!!

Sept 19 is the first full day!

August 29th

September 7th

Our first day back is September 6th!!!!! So, excited….

We go back on August 22nd

Sept. 6th

August 18

We begin August 31st!

We go back starting 8/31 here in Warrington, PA ?

September 6th

September 6

Tuesday, September 6th

We start on September 6th

Aug 22

September 1st ?

The district I live in…September 7th. My students…September 8th.

August 30th

I start August 22nd and my students start August 24th!

August 22nd

September 6

Students return September 6th. Can’t wait!

September 6th

Our students begin on Tuesday, September 6th.

Students return August 25!

We start on Aug 11th here in Oklahoma.

September 6th for students

August 22nd

August 18th!!

August 30th

First day jitters for both children and teacher. I always have a welcome back party.

August 24!

Students return next Monday!

August 15rh

August 23rd

August 10

September 6

We start on September 1st!

Aug. 24th

We start August 17th!

September 6th is the kiddos first day!

My students will return on August 22nd, 2016!!

August 23

The sweet, energetic blessings will be here on August 15th!

School starts here August 10th.

September 6 ?

August 10th

Our students returned yesterday, August 4th.

Our students start back Aug 22!

Teachers go August 22 and kiddo’s come on the 24th!

Students return Tuesday September 6th!

Our students return August 15th.

August 16th. Cant wait

Students return on August 15th.

The 22nd of August!

Our kids start August 23rd.

August 29th

Sept. 6th

August 18th

We start school on August 10th.

Sept 6.

Students return to school on Tuesday, September 6th!

Students in my district of Jersey City come back on Thursday, September 8th .

September 8

August 11th

August 22nd here!

September first for kiddos!

New students August 17, all others August 18.

Students return August 29th.

1/2 day August 15

We start full day Monday , August, 15,2016

September 6th!!

First day of school is August 22nd

August 29

August 11

The school I work the first day is August 15. Public schools will start on August 29.

August 22nd!

The kiddos come back August 22 for us

August 24- can’t wait to meet my new kiddos!!

August 15

August 24. Can’t wait to meet the kiddos!

Aug 22

Teachers report on August 22. The first day with my kids is August 24.

Our students start back on August 29th.

August 23rd

September 7th!

Yesterday was our first day! August 4th!

August 15

August 31

K-12 students come back August 23, but my preschoolers start a week later (29).

Students start school on August 29th. I can’t wait! 🙂

Our kids go back August 18th-we teachers start August 15th. Can’t wait!

August 8th!

August 23

Our district returns on Monday, August 22nd. However, teachers return Thursday, August 11th for inservice meetings … and many of us are already at the school setting up our classrooms! Quick, fun summer … now on to BACK TO SCHOOL FUN! LOVE T-Bone … from Clifford, right? Thanks so much!

August 22

August 29th

AUG 24TH

Our kids return August 29th!!!!!

Students come back August 16th

August 10th.

Aug. 10th

We start on Monday, August 22nd. Also our district passed a bond in the spring and are currently implementing some awesome new technology I our very old school building..(woooo) but that means our classrooms are still under construction, we can’t get in until Friday the 12th, it’s killing me!!

August 18th

Kids return to school August 22!

August 18!

August 22

September 6

August 15

August 22nd

August 31 for the students!

September 7

August 22

Our students return to school on August 22nd.

Students start school on August 9.

Students begin on September 7th this year!

September 6

Teachers, Aug. 23. Students, Aug. 24!

September 6th

August 17.

September 1st

Our students report back on August 29th.

Students come back August 29th! Can’t wait!

August 22nd!!!

The students will be returning to school August 18th.

Aug. 22nd

We start September 6.

August 29th.

September 6

Our school starts August 22nd and its half day 🙂

Students going to school in the Fort Smith Public School District in Fort Smith, Arkansas start school on Monday, August 15th.

Aug 9

August 8!!! I’m so excited to get started with my new kiddos!

August 11, teachers August 8

August 29 for teachers and Open House and Kids August 31

Teacher work days start Aug 26- kids start up on Sept 1?

I start September 7th. It is a half day

August 25th!

August 15th!!

August 25! Two weeks later than normal!

August 18th

We start school August 24th

Open house Aug 29 kiddos start Aug 31

Students begin August 29th.

August 15

Our first day is September 6th. We moved two campuses this summer to a brand new building to become ONE! Childcare all the way up to high school. Very exciting and scary all in the same!!

Students return on August 15th.

September 7, 2016

We start 9/6

WE begin on August 22nd

August 29, 2016

August 24 for students. August 17 for teachers

The kids start on Thursday August 25th.

August 24

September 1st

Students start on September 6th.

Sept. 6th

August 15 for staff and September 6 for students.

students go back on August 24th

September 6

September 6th for elementary students, 7th graders and freshmen. The following day for 8th grade, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

September 6th.

I teach Pre-k and our kids start on September 6th!

Students begin on August 17th.

August 29th

August 29 th for me and August 25 th for my son. Crazy! Enjoy what’s left!

Students return Aug 29th!!

Friday, September 9

Students start back September 6.

August 17

Kids start Aug. 15!

August 9 is our first day of school.

Sept 6

Our students return on August 18th.

Our first day of school is August 29th.

Students return September 6th

August 29th

We start August 22nd!

September 9

August 22.

Regular Ed August 22

SPED pre k August 29

We start August 22nd.

Students arrive August 16th!!! ?

We start Aug 22!

Our students return August 30

We start Aug 22

August 22 at St Mary’s School

August 22 is our back to school date.

August 22nd! I’m so ready to get back to the students!

We start school on Tuesday September 6!

August 25th

August 24

August 22, 2016

August 18th

Aug. 22!

August 24th

August 29!

Aug 24!?

August 16th! Can’t wait to meet the new kids!

August 29th

Our kiddos start Aug. 24th!

We return to school on September 6th.

September 6th

September 6

We start August 22!

We start schoo,September 8. I can’t wait.

August 17th!!!! ?

Teachers report on August 18th. Students arrive on August 23rd.

We start on Sept. 6th! Enjoying every last drop of summer until then!

Students start September 6th.

Students return August 18th

September 7

August 11th.

August 11th…and were so ready!

August 17th

Our students start on August 29th.

August 22….I’m busy preparing for my new kids!!

August 29th…

Students begin Monday, August 22.

September 7

August 22nd

Sept 1

September 1st!

August 17

We get students Aug. 11!

August 29th!

the district starts on Sept 6 but lucky me preschool starts on Sept 7.

August 23

Students return August 30th.

August 22

September 7

We start September 6, the first week is staggered entry with small groups and a shortened time. I’m back August 23 to get things set up and meetings .

Monday, August 22, 2016!! It’s going to be an awesome year! Woohooo!!!!!!!

Teachers return August 15 and students return the 18th!

August 15th for staff and August 17th for students.

I teach in Egypt in a British School. We go back to school on August 21st.

Teachers start Monday the 8th and students Thursday the 11th

Chicago Public Schools students don’t start till after Labor Day September 6,2016! ?

First day with kids: August 18th

August 10th for Staff, August 17th for Students!

August 15th 🙂

Students go back August 22!

First day of FUN is August 15th!

Kids start Sept 6 the for a half a day, teachers start Aug 24th

August 31st!

We return August 17.

Staff starts back August 12th and students return on August 22nd.

September 6th

Our students return on August 29th.

August 29

My class goes back September 6th!

Our student first day is August 29th.

The district starts Sept. 6th…. Kinder interviews are that first week, so kinders don’t technically start until Sept. 12th.

We get started on the 17th and our kids are there on Aug. 19th. Here we go!

The kids return on August 16th. Of course us teachers are working as we speak!

Ours return August 22, too.

We start August 23

September 6 is the first day.

Our kids in Katy, TX return August 22.

We start back September 6!!

Teachers on August 15. Students August 16.

August 15.

Our students don’t start until Tuesday, September 6.

Tuesday after Labor Day!

Teachers start August 11 and kids come August 17!

September 7th

September 6th!

We’re starting with students on August 22. ?

August 28 🙂

My kiddos return August 17 ❤️

Classes begin on Sept. 6th!

I am starting a new school. It will be built and will begin October 24th. It’s for special needs.

August 18th!

August 17!!!

I think I beat you all! I’m at a year around school. We started July 26th. Jealous?

Aug 22!

Our lovely students return back to school August 29th.

August 22nd!

August 15th is the kiddos first day back!

Students return on Aug. 22nd! 🙂

Tuesday September 6th!!!

September 1!

Students come August 24th. Teachers are already there ?

Students start on August 22.

Students begin school on August 22!

First day is August 22nd 🙂

School starts on August 24th!!

August 22 is the big day…back to school for LISD students!

My lovely littles return Wednesday, September 7th.

September 6

We start school August 15th.

We start our best year ever on August 25th.

Students start on August 29th, with a few staggered days during that week.

September 6th

August 29th!

School starts August 12th!

August 31 they return

We start August 29!

August 15th!

August 24

School starts Aug. 22 for us. 🙂

Our students start on Auguest 29!

Teachers start the 11th and students start August 15th!!! Excited!!!

August 24!

Students return on Monday, August 29!

We start on September 8th!

September 6th ….and I’m sure all my little students with autism would luv a new little friend to cuddle with! ?

My students begin August 22nd!

August 22

We start August 17th…

Teachers go back September 6th, students return the 7th.

August 29th

Teachers start on August 25th, students start on August 30th. Looking forward to another great year!

August 25th

We start school Sept 1st!

My munchkins start September 6th but the rest of the country starts August 15th.

Students return September 7th.

We start the 6th and it’s a half day!

August 24:)

My littles start September 6th!

August 22

Our students start August 16th. 🙂

August 22

Students will return on August 22nd.

August 16

Kids start aug 30

August 15th! Super soon! They would love this pup!

Teachers go back August 24th and students come back September 6th

Sept. 6th!

Students return September 6th!

August 17th

Students start on August 10.

Tuesday, September 7th!

Students start August 22nd! I’m getting excited ?

Students start back August 10th.

Students start Sept. 6! Would love to win this for my 2nd graders!!

We start school on August 17th.

We start school September 6th! Can’t wait!

August 22nd

August 16th

The kids start school on September 6th in our public school district.

Students return Thursday, September 8th.

August 27th. ( but if no snow we get out before Memorial Day!)

August 31!

Students come back on August 18th!

Students return on August 29th

August 23

Aug. 16th!

We start on Thursday, August 18.

August 22 for Broward county FL

August 24

Tuesday, August 16th

Students return on August 18th!! 😉

Monday, August 8th in Terrebonne Parish

Students start sept 7!

Start Date: Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Teacher at Learning Ladder Preschool

Love mailbox and students love gluing things!

August 18th!

September 6!

August 29th for students!

August 10th,2016 ready or not here they come.

They begin the new school year on Sept 7.

August 17th

Michigan law prevents us from going back before Labor Day. Teachers go back August 22 and students begin with a full day on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

The studenst start school on Sept 6 for a full day and we go in for a conference day the Thursday before. Would love to win this for my self-contained class.

August 29th… It’s also my son’s b-day 🙂

We start back on the 22nd of August!

August 30

We start school September 1, but we have a meet and greet night August 30.

Ours return Augusta 16th!!

We start back August 15th.

We start school sept 6. Thanks for the giveaway!

August 11th

Students return Monday, August 8th.

Kids start September 1 this year!! Cranston RI

August 15

Monday September 5th

August 11, 2016

Our students return to class September 6.

The kiddos return on August 29th. : )

August 17

September 6

August 18

August 15

September 1！

Enjoy your first day back, everyone!!

August 31, which is coming quickly!

August 24!

Our kids return to school on September 6th!

August 22nd 🙂

Our students start on August 30th.

August 17th!

We start August 15!

Teachers return August 24th, students on September 6th.

August 31st

We begin this year’s adventure on August 23, 2016. Can’t wait!

August 22

September 6!

We start Sept 1.

Students arrive bright eyed and bushy tailed on August 15

My kiddos return on August 29th! 🙂

Students return to school on August 23rd.

Students arrive bright eyed and bushy tailed August 15

August 22

August 22nd!

Our students start school on August 24.

August 31st…..Can’t believe it is just around the corner!!

Starting to label everything!!

Our students start September 8th.

My preschoolers start on September 6.

Teachers start the 22nd, kids start the 1st

Students start August 23rd! 16th for teachers!

My students come back Thursday August 11th. Exeter Unified!! My theme this year is puppies!!!

Wednesday, August 10th

August 22.. teachers get to return on the 8th

Our students return August 19th. We have Meet the Teacher Night on August 18th. I am so excited to meet my new kindergarten kiddos.

Our school begins on August 15, but our kindergartners start August 22.

August 15th!

Students will be returning September 6th .

Our preschool official starts the school year in August 29th.

August 15th here!

Students return on August 29th. 🙂

Kids start August 29

August 29

1st full day is September 12

Sept 1st

First day of school is August 17, 2016.

Our first day is September 6th!

Our School Year is off and running – students returned Wednesday, Aug. 3 ?

We have students on Monday, August 22 but Teachers work week starts the week before.

August 15!

August 23.

Students first day is August 24th!!!

Kids go back August 29. We are back for workdays the 22.

We start classes on August 22.

August 26th

Our students return on August 22nd.

School starts for teachers Aug. 11. Kiddos start on Friday August 12.

The kids start September 1st. We start the 29th

September 6

We report the 8th of August with students on the 10th.

Kids return August 17!

Students start back on August 29.

August 22nd!!!

August 22nd

August 29th

Students return August 22.

August 15

Our students return August 17th!

Our students start Thursday September 8th! But we start the 6th

Students’ first day is September 6.

Kids start sept 6th, we start sept 1 st.

Our students go back to school on August 29th and teachers return on August 17th. I hope I win! 🙂

Tuesday, September 6?

aug 25

We started August 1st, and would love to win!!!!

We start school on September 6th! We teachers head back on the 26th of August for Professional Workdays.

Back to school. I work year round….I get my new group of children on Sept 6th

9/6/16!

My kids go back to school September 2

My students start August 22!

9/6

September 6

August 19th.

Students start on the 19th, teachers on the 15th.

I will meet my new students September 6th!

Our kiddos start Sept. 6th.

Teachers start on August 18th, our students start on August 24th.

August 22nd – T-Bone is adorable!

We start school August 22!!

Students return August 10th.

We start September 6 – so not ready for summer to end!!!

We start on September 6th?

September 8th!!

August 22

August 22

Teachers go back Monday and our students return on the 15th.

Students start back on August 29!

Students begin August 25.

Teachers start on August 29th and students start on August 30th! 🙂

My students return August 23rd.

Students start on August 29th.

Our first student day is August 31st!

My students in the Bronx return on September 8th.

August 17th!

Teachers go back on August 16th and students the 22nd.

September 1st is the first day of classes.

We start on September 13th and it will be a full day.

Students return September 7th!

Our students start school on August 16th!

Students start Aug 17th and Teachers on the 15th. ?

Our first day is September 6.

Students start August 29th for us

august 16

Sept. 6th. And my homeschooling for one child will begin also begin.

My school starts September 7, but my kids’ school starts August 31.

Students start on August 17th and Teachers on August 15th.

Our students begin on Tuesday ,August 16!

August 22nd!

August 18th

Students’ first day is Seotember 6. Teachers report August 29. ?

August 25th!

We are already on day 5 of school.

Our students return August 15th, but teachers start on August 8th.

Students come back August 24th, and I can’t wait!

August 29th

Aug. 15

August 8th ?

September 6th

September 6th

Students begin August 8th!

August 9th

September 6th for me!

August 22… And I love T-Bone. He would go great with my paw print classroom theme.

Our students start September 8th!

We started back on August 1st, and the kids start the 8th.

Students start August 17

August 18 when school starts for kids August 12th for teachers

Teachers go back August 18. Students August 23rd

We start workshops Aug 16th kids start back on Aug 24th

You all are all making me sad. We start back August 10th.

They come back August 16th.

Tuesday, September 6th. Can’t wait!

August 15th.

September 7th

Teachers start the 10th, students the 17th!

August 29

August 22 🙂

First day for teachers is Sept 6, first day for students is Sept 8!

September 6th for students which is a half day and September 1st for teachers.

Our students return on August 22– a new adventure for all!

Caddo parish returns August 15

We start August 9th.

September 6th

Our students start September 6th!

Students start back August 29th

August 17th

Students start August 30th.

August 23rd

Our students return August 17th.

We start August 22 but have meet and greet on 17-18

We start back on the 24th. But meet the teacher night is the Friday before.

Our students start on August 29th!!!

Our students go start August 22.

New student orientation is Sept 7. The rest start on Sept 8.

Students start Aug. 11.

August 30

Students come back on Sept. 6th!

Students start Aug. 11.

August 17! ???

School starts Aug. 29.

August 11th

September 1st 😀

September 8th!

Students start August 29th. ??

August 29

Students start back Sept. 6. While teachers go back Aug. 22.

August 22, 2016

Students report September 7th.

August 25

Students star back on August 29.

Students start Thursday, August 25th.

We begin school on Monday, August 15. It will be a full day!

Staff returns August 31, but students don’t return until September 6.

School starts August 15th. ?

Oyr districts start August 24. Our pre school starts September 6

We start on Wednesday, September 18th with a Pre-K Open House!

August 29!

Aug. 22!!

We start after Memorial Day. Wahoo!

August 15

District students start 8/16, although we in pre-k have open house that day-our students start the next day.

We teachers start back Monday for inservices and the students report next Friday, August 12.

August 29

August 18th

We have a split start day with odd grades starting the 15th and even starting the 16th.

We start back on August 31st!

We start school on August 17!

August 29th! 🙂

August 15th

Students return August 22nd. Teachers go back August 10th.

August 22

Aug. 28 ?

We start school Sept 6th here!!! My boys LOVE T-bone from Clifford!!!! Fingers crossed for my boys and good luck to everyone!!

Students will start September 6th

We start back August 16.

We start school Aug 24th.

My students return August 10th?

Our students begin August 29th. It’s going to be a fantastic school year!

Kids come back September 6th, looking forward to it.

Kids start Sept 6th…. A month from tomorrow!

Really feeling bad for those who start soon or have already started!

August 29th 🙂

September 6th.

Our students first day is August 22.

We begin school next Wednesday, August 10th. The students will join us the following week on Wednesday, August 17th. I can’t wait, because I miss my kiddos!!

We start back September 6th.

My kids will begin on August 29. Ready for a new school year!

Students start on Friday, August 19th!

September 6

Students start August 29th. ?

August 29th

august 29

September 6

My special education students start August 17th 🙂

Students start August 16th!!

August 15th

The kids first day,is August 18th.

Kiddos start in September 1st

The teachers start on Aug. 22 and the students start on Aug. 25

My kindergarteners start on August 24.

August 23

August 24th

School begins August 17, Crazy early I know ?

August 29th!

We return August 29

AUGUST 29

Students start Wednesday, August 10th and teachers started Tuesday the 2nd!

The kids return on August 29th. I’m not ready!!

Students return August 29.

September 6!

We return Aug 29th.

August 15. Go Lancers!

August 15

We return on August 22.

Students begin August 24th!

August 22nd

We start August 22.

Students are on August 16. Teachers are back August 11. 🙂

September 7th.

Our students return August 25.

September 6th

Students are back on August 31st but in kindergarten we use the first three days for parent conferences. Kindergarten students will start September 6th.

Friday, August 19th for all grades but 6th and 9th start on Thursday 18th.

Sept. 6

Our students start on August 29!

August 29th

August 22, but us teachers August 8th….

We will see a new group of Awesome Kiddos August 17th

August 10th

32 days from now – September 6th

My K4 students start on August 24th, everyone else on August 16th..

Students begin August 22.

August 22nd

We’ll be starting on August 22nd! I am blessed to be at a wonderful school!

Our first day of school is September 1st.

August 28th! Excited to meet my new students!

August 23

August 24th the kids are back!

6th graders on August 16, all 3 grades August 17

Our first day with students is September 1st.

Students return on September 6th.

August 17

We start school on Tuesday, September 6, 2016!

We start school next week on Thursday, August 11 🙂

We start back on August 10 ?

August 22

August 4th

September 7th

We start August 10th!

Sept 1!

Sept. 1st

We started August 3rd. Yay for today being Friday!