Celebrity Kids' Back to School Photos 2021

From Hilary Duff to Jessica Simpson, see all of the adorable pics of stars sending their kids off to school this year

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick's Son, James Wilkie

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The Sex and the City star shared a snap of her son heading off to college for the first time.

"In the span of 7 days. One crosses the threshold into his freshman year of college. The other 2 into 7th grade," Parker captioned the photos. "The house is different. We are different. They need us more. And far less."

"So many know. Gutted at the time passed. Passing. Exhilarated by the possibilities that await them. The love. The love. The love. X, SJ," she added.

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick's Twin Daughters, Tabitha Hodge and Marion Loretta Elwell

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The actress also shared rare photos of her 12-year-old twins heading to school to celebrate their first day of 7th grade.

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Jessica Alba & Cash Warren's Son, Hayes, and Daughter, Haven

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The actress and Honest Company founder shared snaps of her two youngest kids going off to school on Instagram: Hayes, to his first day of Pre-K, and Haven to 5th grade.

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Jessica Simpson's Daughter, Birdie

A little Birdie told us she is going to school! Simpson shared a sweet photo with husband Eric Johnson and their youngest kiddo on her way to school alongside a sweet caption.

Simpson shared, "Little Miss Birdie is the BOSS. She says 'I want school right now please' We say 'Ummm you are only 2 Bird...' She says "I want my teacher" We say "Well...who is your teacher?" She says "Mama she is at my school silly, you funny...ok let's go now" We say "Birdie let's wait a little bit longer" She says "I not a baby, I go to school now" We say "Well you are our baby" She says "No yous are my babies, let's go" and off we went sprinting to catch up."

Simpson added, "It was an emotional and happy morning. I think I'm in a bit of shock at the moment. Gosh darn #BIRDIEMAE is in Pre-School 😭💚😭💚."

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's Daughter, Luna

"It's happening," Teigen wrote of little Luna's first day of kindergarten.

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's Son, Miles

Meanwhile, Miles was off to day one of pre-kindergarten!

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Alec and Hilaria Baldwin's Kids, Carmen, Rafa and Leo

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Three of the six Baldwinitos are off! Hilaria celebrated Carmen, Rafa and Leo's first days in N.Y.C. on her Instagram Story.

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Kevin and Danielle Jonas' Daughters, Alena and Valentina

Kevin flew in and out from the Jonas Brothers' tour to celebrate his girls' first days of 2nd grade and Pre-K. "I can not believe these two are in school. It's so hard to let go !!" Danielle wrote on Instagram, calling Kevin the "best dad ever" for making the trip home.

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Dylan Dreyer's Son, Cal

At least he probably knew the forecast in advance! Rain couldn't stop the Today meteorologist's son from smiling on the first day of kindergarten.

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Sean and Catherine Lowe's Son, Samuel

"YAY! First day of pre-k," Catherine wrote alongside Samuel's happy shots.

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Sean and Catherine Lowe's Son, Isaiah

Not to be outdone, his little bro headed to his first day of preschool, too.

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Hilary Duff's Son, Luca

"A couple more blinks and this kids going to be taller than me 😭," Duff captioned a photo of her son Luca as he headed off to 4th grade.

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Caterina Scorsone's Daughter, Pippa

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"This little babe started school today," the Grey's Anatomy star shared on Instagram of her 4½-year-old daughter, Pippa.

Scorsone added that she'll be attending, "With masks. And lots of protocols. In the grand scheme of things, we figure it's good that she's there learning, playing, safe from zombies."

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John Stamos' Son, Billy

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Have mercy: Billy is getting so big! His proud dad shared a touching video set to The Beach Boys track "When I Grow Up (To Be a Man)," and captioned it, "First day of school. I'm not crying, you are."

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Pink and Carey Hart's Son, Jameson

"Jameson's 1st day of pre school," shared proud dad Hart. "He is growing like a weed!!!!! So proud of you, lil man."

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David and Victoria Beckham's Daughter, Harper

Beckham shared a sweet breakfast with his daughter, Harper, before she went "Back to school 😭."

Beckham added in his caption, "A little talk of excitement, a little nervous , but the good news is very happy ❤️ go have fun pretty lady ❤️," tagging wife Victoria in the post.

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Ice-T and Coco's Daughter, Chanel

"First day of Kindergarten for @babychanelnicole," Ict-T captioned a photo of his daughter Chanel in her school uniform (and adorable pigtails)!

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Tamar Braxton's Son, Logan

Braxton celebrated her son Logan's first day of 3rd grade with a masked selfie captioned, "Me and my bestie @loganland8 first day of school😩 3rd grade came so fast ✨✨… but praise God cause Logan gets his friends back ✨ and I get my daytime back while he's in school😅😂 won't he do it!! We are BOTH excited😫😫✨👌."

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Ant Anstead and Christina Haack's Son, Hudson

"Whoa….. Hudzo first day trying out pre school," Anstead captioned a series of photos with his son.

Anstead added, "He soaked it up and had so much fun! His highlight was obviously 'earning' his sticker!! Hudzo is such an active and sociable boy already! The playing we already do has really paid off."

He concluded, "Big moments ❤️."

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Christina Haack and Tarek El Moussa's Son, Brayden

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Haack shared sweet photos of 6-year-old Brayden's first day of kindergarten on her Instagram Story. In the photos, school-bound Brayden smiled big while holding onto his backpack.

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Christina Haack and Tarek El Moussa's Son, Braydon

Braydon's dad also celebrated his first day of kindergarten! El Moussa captioned a photo alongside fiancé Heather Rae Young, their puppy Bugz and the kindergartener, "Bray's first day of kindergarten!! We picked Bray up for a surprise lunch with a gift for him so that he would always remember his first day of kindergarten and he went straight for Bugz 😂 Heather and I are like chopped liver when Bugz is around but we can't compete with her little face!! Honestly though seeing Bray come out of his kindergarten classroom made me so proud. My little man is growing up! 🙏♥️."

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Christina Haack and Tarek El Moussa's Daughter, Taylor

"Tay's first day of 5th grade," the Flip or Flop star captioned a photo celebrating his daughter's first day of school.

He added, "I feel like I blinked and she grew up to be this amazing, smart, independent, funny and strong girl and I couldn't be more proud of her and who she is. ♥️ Holding onto this moment because next year is middle school 😳🥺"

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Jessica Alba's Daughter, Honor

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You're not the only one who can't believe how grown-up Jessica Alba's oldest daughter looks! The actress said she was "a proud (& obviously crying 😫) mama" while sending her 13-year-old off to her first day of 8th grade.

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Rebecca Gayheart and Eric Dane's Daughter, Billie

"Wishing Billie (the kid ) or rather 'Beatrice' a fantastic first day of 6th grade !" the proud mom wrote on Instagram.

"Hard to believe she's in middle school 😢😅🥳!," she added, along with the hashtags #myfirstbaby, #growingupfast, #firstdayofschool2021.

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Jerry O'Connell and Rebecca Romijn's Twins, Charlie and Dolly

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Charlie Tamara Tulip and Dolly Rebecca Rose are headed to their first day of seventh grade! Their mom, Rebecca Romijn posted a photo of the pair outside of their home — their face masks pulled down for the smiling snap —sharing, "Slight dress code violation but 1st day of 7th grade went without a hitch."

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Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave's Kids, Slate and Cruz

"Raise your hand if you forgot to get a fresh #firstdayofschool board and couldn't get the marker off from years prior," the former Real Housewives star joked. "This is 3rd and 1st grade. Proud of these nuggets. They did 80 percent of school last year over zoom and are so excited to see friends in person! 💕"

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Jessica Simpson's Kids, Ace and Maxi

Jessica Simpson's kiddos, Ace and Maxi, are heading back to the classroom!

Simpson shared a photo of the siblings hugging in their school uniforms ahead of their first day, captioning the pic, "After a year and a half these HAPPY kiddos are BACK TO SCHOOL!!!!!"

"New school. New beginnings," she continued. "This fam is feeling very blessed 💚🙌🏼🤸🏼‍♀️."

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Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross's Daughter, Jagger Snow

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Ashlee Simpson Ross is feeling "all the feels" about sending her daughter, Jagger Snow, to Kindergarten! The mom of three shared a photo on her Instagram Story of Jagger in her school uniform, holding a board that read, "First day of kindergarten!"

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Eva Amurri's Daughter, Marlowe

The proud mom shared a series of photos of her daughter in a bright yellow dress, captioning the sweet post, "Today, Second Grade. Tomorrow, the world!"

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Mario Lopez's Kids, Gia and Dominic

Mario Lopez's children, Gia and Dominic, "are back at school & no one is ready," he wrote on Instagram, adding, "except us parents..."

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Jill Duggar's Son, Israel

The Counting On star shared a photo from 6-year-old son Israel David's first day of first grade. "1st day of 1st grade was last week for this big guy! Its hard to believe we are already here!!" she wrote in the caption.

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Shane McAnally's Kids, Dylan and Dash

"If you don't post a picture of the first day of school, did it really happen?" the country singer, who shares his twins with husband Michael Baum, wrote, shouting out the family dog's photobomb with "#rockyinthewindow."

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Vanessa and Nick Lachey's Kids, Camden, Brooklyn and Phoenix

"And just like that... all three of my babies are in one school! 😩❤️👦🏻👧🏼🧒🏻🤙🏽 #Ohana," Vanessa Lachey captioned a photo of her childreen Camden, Brooklyn and Phoenix — who are headed off to 3rd grade, 1st grade, and Pre-K, respectively.

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Jana Kramer's Daughter, Jolie

Jana Kramer celebrated her daughter Jolie's first day of kindergarten with a sweet video montage set to Lee Ann Womack's "I Hope You Dance." The video included a video of Jolie boarding the bus and photos of her at her desk and with her pals.

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Ryan Lochte's Kids, Liv and Caiden

Looks like the first day of school is going swimmingly over at the Lochte household! Kayla Lochte posted a series of photos of daughter Liv and son Caiden on their way to school.

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Audrina Patridge's Daughter, Kirra

Audrina Patridge's little girl is ready for her first day of kindergarten! "She's a big girl now! Such an exciting fun morning," The Hills: New Beginnings star captioned photos of her daughter posing with her gold backpack.

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Emily Maynard's Sons, Jennings and Gibson

The Bachelor Nation alumna — and mom of five — shared a photo with sons Gibson, 4, and Jennings, 5, on their first day of school alongside a sweet message.

"Without fail, I cry every year on the first day of school," Maynard wrote on Instagram. "Today I dropped my two oldest boys off at JK and K with the same tears, but an even heavier heart for all the mothers across the world that don't have this privilege. Praying Gods greatest peace for those not only in my community, but for hurting hearts across this broken world. Be the light, my sweet boys!"

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Beverley Mitchell's Kids, Kenzie and Hutton

The 7th Heaven star was on cloud nine sending her kiddos, Kenzie and Hutton, off to their first days of 3rd and 1st grade.

The mom of three wrote on Instagram, "All the feels as we send the kiddos off to their first day of school! A little nervous and excited."

She added, "I pulled it together and instead of panicking to have the perfect outfit, we found the pieces that they felt comfortable in and were there favorite items. I removed the stress and turned it into an opportunity for them to choose what they wear and how to present themselves to their classmates! It was actually great and I think they look adorable!"

She concluded, "We are so proud of these kiddos! Cheers to the first day of school and sending love to all the anxious parents out there! We got this! #firstdayofschool #weareback #1stgrade #3rdgrade #backtoschool"

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Haylie Duff's Daughter, Ryan

"I'm not crying, you're crying," Haylie Duff captioned a first day photo with her daughter, Ryan, who is now a first grader!

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Jessie James and Eric Decker's Daughter, Vivianne

Vivianne "ViVi" Rose Decker is heading off to 2nd grade! Jessie James Decker shared photos of her daughter in her school uniform, being showered with love from her mom and dad on Instagram. She captioned her post, "Our Vivianne is officially a 2nd grader! I am so proud of our baby girl and what an amazing young lady she is growing into. I couldn't hold back the tears while taking her to school this am because it still feels like yesterday bringing her home from the hospital, my baby is getting so big! I love love love this girl so much and her fierceness, kind heart, and her hunger to want to learn and to never give up! Second grade here we come!"

She concluded with, "Vivianne Decker you can be anything you want! Now go conquer the world" ✨"

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Jessie James and Eric Decker's Sons, Eric and Forrest

Days later, it was the boys' turns!

"My angel boy Bubby off to kindergarten and Forresty first day of Pre-k!! I am so proud of our boys!" the country singer wrote on Instagram. "Little Eric is so sweet hearted , funny/quirky, very artistic and when he loves something he goes all in! He's warms my soul❤️ little Forrest is the funniest kid I've ever known. He is so excited for school he's asked us every single day for the past couple weeks because he wants to see new friends and learn. I know he's going to be a great student and his zest for life is infectious!!!"

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Amanda Kloots' Son, Elvis

Kloots shared a sweet photo of her son Elvis on his first day of preschool, writing in the caption, "First day of preschool! These were all of my emotions this morning 😭🤪🥳😫😍."

The funniest part? Elvis's chosen future occupation: Trash Truck!

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Nick Carter's Son, Odin

Nick Carter's son Odin is ready for kindergarten. The 5-year-old's mom, Lauren Kitt Carter, shared a photo on Instagram of the family on his first day. She captioned the sweet snap, "Our little baby boy is growing up so fast. Congratulations Odin on your first day of Kindergarten."

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Briana DeJesus' Daughters, Nova and Stella

The Teen Mom star mused about her daughters, Nova and Stella, on Instagram, captioning their first day photos, "I officially got a 4th grader and a pre-Kindergartner 😭💕."

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Cheyenne Floyd and Cory Wharton's Daughter, Ryder

Team Mom's Cheyenne Floyd and ex Cory Wharton celebrated their daughter Ryder's first day of school, with Wharton captioning a series of photos, "I can't believe the day has come 🥲 Ryder started her first day of school today 📚Most kids cry saying bye to their parents it was the other way around, Ryders super excited for school and that's how I want her to be. I'm so proud to be your father @thatsryderk I always tell everyone you changed my life around for the better and you don't even know it Love you girl 💜💛!!!"

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Leah Messer's Daughters, Aliannah, Aleeah and Adalynn

Teen Mom 2 star Leah Messer shared photos of her three daughters on their first days of school, captioning one set of snaps of twins Aliannah and Aleeah, "This Mama officially has two middle schoolers!" and another of Adalynn, "My girl's first day of 3rd grade & she was so excited! 🥰☀️."

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Dave and Odette Annable's Daughter, Charlie Mae

Looks like Brothers & Sisters actor Dave Annable got a little emotional on his daughter Charlie Mae's first day of kindergarten. He captioned a photo of his little girl walking down the hallway, "And so it begins…" adding the hashtags, "#kindergartener #yesicried #duh."

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Meghan King's Daughter, Aspen

The former Real Housewives star said her daughter's first day had them both "feeling all the feels," especially after Aspen showed hesitancy toward starting.

But "today she was not only brave but SO excited. She got out of the car and walked inside with her teacher as if she's done it a million times," King wrote. "I started crying and the twins were confused so I told them I was sad my babies were growing up so they promised to always stay little for me 😭 then I cried more."

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Meghan King's Sons, Hart and Hayes

"Three cheers for school!" King also celebrated her twins Hart and Hayes' first day of school.

King wrote alongside sweet photos and videos of her three kiddos all heading to school, "Today was the twins' first day of school ✏️ and Aspen's first full day. In true Hayes fashion he found a way to destroy something before setting foot in the building 🖍 (watch the video). And Hart marched right inside like a deer in the headlights 😂."

She added, "Drop off was stressful for me bc they start at the same time and are 15 min driving distance apart. I felt like I didn't have time to feel emotional about the boys' drop off… and they're also my second and third kids so… been there done that? Then that makes me feel guilty. I had a delayed reaction and cried a bit on the way to taking Aspen to school. When she asked me what was wrong I told her it makes me sad my babies are growing up and she said, 'That's ok, Mom, you can have another baby. I really want a sister.' 😳 and when I said that baby will eventually grow up too she said, 'Yeah but not for a long time so you should have one.' I swear, that child."

She concluded, "All in all things are good today and I had mimosas and got my nails done and a full-blown real, focused work call for the first time all summer! Three cheers for school!"

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Bristol Palin's Son, Tripp

"First day of 7th, 6th, 5th, 4th, and 3rd grade… each year getting 22cool to take a pic for hims mama, really can't believe it's already 7th grade for my tripp easton," the proud mom captioned a series of pics from her son's first days.

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Bristol Palin's Daughter, Sailor

And for her "sweetest," daughter Sailor, it was day one of kindergarten!

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Kameron Westcott's Daughter, Hilton

The former Real Housewives of Dallas star sent her daughter off to middle school, writing, "Hilton's 10 years old now, she loves cats, sports, and horses. 🐈🏈🐴 She wants to be an NFL coach, equestrian hunter jumper, or an actress. 🤩 Her favorite colors right now are Mint and Watermelon. (Noticing a trend!! 💕💞💘💗💓)."

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Ali Fedotowsky-Manno's Kids, Molly and Riley

The kids' first day of school in Nashville was "magic," the Bachelorette alumna wrote alongside her Instagram photos. She added, "I will truly look back on this week as some of my proudest moments as a parent and as the real start of the life we always dreamt of here in Nashville."

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Jaime Pressly's Sons, Leo and Lenon

"And the boys are off to preschool!" the actress wrote of her twins. "They ran right in and started playing without missing a beat! It definitely hurt us more than it hurt them to wave bye bye 😂 #doubletrouble #mamasboys"

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Christy Carlson Romano's Daughter, Izzy

The first day of school can't always be perfect! Don't believe us? Ask Christy Carlson Romano!

"Today was a MILESTONE moment," she captioned Sophie and Izzy's first day of preschool photos. She added, "And in true mom fashion I messed up the year on the dang board. Anyone else 🤪? Welp! My girls head off to preschool 🍎 I love you so much Izzy + Sophia! This moment is timeless."

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Amanda Stanton's Daughters, Kinsley and Charlie

Amanda Stanton's daughters Charlie and Kinsley are officially heading to the 2nd and 4th grade!

The Bachelor alum admitted, "The first day of school always makes me a little emotional."

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Tyler Hubbard's Daughter, Olivia

Country singer Tyler Hubbard and his wife, Hayley, "couldn't be more proud" of their daughter, Olivia Rose as she heads off to her first week of school!

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