Photos: Back to school 2016

From Eliza Harrell on Twitter: "I wanna go ta 'cool too Mama"
From Eliza Harrell on Twitter: “I wanna go ta ‘cool too Mama”

The McMahon family arrives for the first day of school at Madison's Trust Elementary, in Loudoun County. Students in Loudoun County returned to class before Labor Day, after getting a waiver from the state.  (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
The McMahon family arrives for the first day of school at Madison’s Trust Elementary, in Loudoun County. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)

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Heading to first day of school in Fairfax County today. (Courtesy of WTOP’s Mary DePompa)

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Physical education teacher Beth Ciccone directs in the dropoff lane on the first day of school at Madison's Trust Elementary, in Loudoun County. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
Physical education teacher Beth Ciccone directs in the dropoff lane on the first day of school at Madison’s Trust Elementary, in Loudoun County. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)

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Clarksburg High School opens for the 2016-2017 school year Aug. 29, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)

The principal at Madison's Trust Elementary School is apologizing for the way students were taught about the Underground Railroad (File, WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
The new Madison’s Trust Elementary School opened its doors Aug. 29, 2016. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)

The new Madison's Trust Elementary School opened its doors Aug. 29, 2016. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
The new Madison’s Trust Elementary School opened its doors Aug. 29, 2016. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)

Superintendent Eric Williams greets students as they arrive at Madison's Trust Elementary. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
Superintendent Eric Williams greets students as they arrive at Madison’s Trust Elementary. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III hugs a student at Suitland Elementary school while handing out free school supplies on the first day of school on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)

Dap day
Volunteers work with students on the first annual Dap Day at Largo High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. The Dap Day event serves as an opportunity for positive male role models in the community to show their solidarity and support for the students of Prince George’s County Public Schools. (Courtesy Angela Angel)

Dap Day
Volunteers work with students on the first annual Dap Day at Largo High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Delegate Angela Angel would like to celebrate it with the first annual Dap Day. The Dap Day event serves as an opportunity for positive male role models in the community to show their solidarity and support for the students of Prince George’s County Public Schools. (Courtesy Angela Angel)

Students pose for the first day of 8th grade at  the Chesapeake Math and IT Academy North in Laurel, Maryland, on August 23, 2016. (Courtesy Maria Carey Jackson)
Students pose for the first day of 8th grade at the Chesapeake Math and IT Academy North in Laurel, Maryland, on August 23, 2016. (Courtesy Maria Carey Jackson)

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The Prince George’s County council has passed a budget that includes more money for public safety positions, as well as increased education funding. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Nearly 129,000 students in Prince George’s County schools head back to class for their first day of school on Tuesday, August 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)

Back to school
Students at Suitland Elementary School are receiving free backpacks and supplies for the Prince George’s County school year on Tuesday, August 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)

Prince William County's newest high school officially opened Monday.(Courtesy Colgan High School)
Prince William County’s newest high school officially opened Monday.(Courtesy Colgan High School)

Students and parents toured the facilities of the new Prince William County high school. (Courtesy Colgan High School)
Students and parents toured the facilities of the new Prince William County high school. (Courtesy Colgan High School)

The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in Charles J. Colgan High School's performing arts center. (Courtesy Colgan High School)
The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in Charles J. Colgan High School’s performing arts center. (Courtesy Colgan High School)

Students purchased sweaters and T-shirts featuring the schools logo and mascot, the shark. (Courtesy Colgan High School)
Students purchased sweaters and T-shirts featuring the schools logo and mascot, the shark. (Courtesy Colgan High School)

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Courtesy Colgan High School

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From Eliza Harrell on Twitter: "I wanna go ta 'cool too Mama"
The McMahon family arrives for the first day of school at Madison's Trust Elementary, in Loudoun County. Students in Loudoun County returned to class before Labor Day, after getting a waiver from the state.  (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
Physical education teacher Beth Ciccone directs in the dropoff lane on the first day of school at Madison's Trust Elementary, in Loudoun County. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
  (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
The principal at Madison's Trust Elementary School is apologizing for the way students were taught about the Underground Railroad (File, WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
The new Madison's Trust Elementary School opened its doors Aug. 29, 2016. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
Superintendent Eric Williams greets students as they arrive at Madison's Trust Elementary. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
Back to school
Dap day
Dap Day
Students pose for the first day of 8th grade at  the Chesapeake Math and IT Academy North in Laurel, Maryland, on August 23, 2016. (Courtesy Maria Carey Jackson)
The Prince George’s County council has passed a budget that includes more money for public safety positions, as well as increased education funding. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Back to school
Prince William County's newest high school officially opened Monday.(Courtesy Colgan High School)
Students and parents toured the facilities of the new Prince William County high school. (Courtesy Colgan High School)
The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in Charles J. Colgan High School's performing arts center. (Courtesy Colgan High School)
Students purchased sweaters and T-shirts featuring the schools logo and mascot, the shark. (Courtesy Colgan High School)
Courtesy Colgan High School

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