The pencils and notebooks are bought, backpacks are filled and first day of school outfits are picked out... which means another academic year is already beginning.
With Royal Oak schools heading back into session today, we want to help make your first day moments last longer.
Share your photos with the Patch community by uploading them to this article. Simply click on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to get started.
Royal Oak Patch will have a photographer out today so we'll also be capturing some of the excitement of the first day hustle and bustle.
Let the school year begin!
Editor's note: We've started the photo gallery with pictures of the first day of school in 2011. We hope we see many more photos this year! Thank you for making Royal Oak Patch a part of your life.