Lunch buddies

Six-year-old buddies Bane Lemafa, left, and Dre Valdovinos catch up during lunch on their first day of school at Maple Grove in Battle Ground Aug. 27. Lemafa and Valdovino have been friends since last year. They enjoy playing tag together at recess. 

Biology class

Teacher Katy Sheley welcomes her biomedical and biology class on their first day of school at Ridgefield High School Aug. 29. 

New library

Students use the new library at Ridgefield High School on their first day of school Aug. 29. 

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