Before digital cameras were the norm, you’d sit for your school portraits after primping your hair with a disposable plastic comb and desperately hope that you didn’t blink when the flashbulbs went off. Three weeks later when the teacher handed out those big white envelopes you’d either sigh in relief or shrink away in embarrassment. Scroll down to remember fondly some of your best (or maybe worst) school pictures.

1. “That funny face you’re making is NOT going to work, mister.”

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2. Just add poodle shirt and disco lights and — blammo! — you have an instant party. 

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3. Something stinks in suburbia. 

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4. The classic I-know-something-you-don’t face. 

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5. “What do I want to be when I grow up?” <<Whips out wallet photo>> “What do you think I want to be when I grow up?” 

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6. Just add lasagna. 

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7. Results after thrift shopping with Macklemore. 

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8. Guess what’s on his mind. 

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9. “Oh, wait … you mean today ISN’T pajama day?”

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10. Future hipster.

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11. Found: Origin of “Hey, girl, hey!” 

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12. Proof your kids sleep in school. 

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13. Good morning, bright eyes!

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 Got any funny back to school photos to share? Send them to christal@redtri.com! with “Picture Day Funnies” in the subject line!

— Christal Yuen

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