In 2008, Missy Midkiff, 17, was starting her senior year at Shadle Park High School, while her brother, Matt, 14, was starting his freshman year at North Central High School.
Kadence Henshaw, 8, Spanaway, Wash., second grade, 2011
Gina Boysun of Spokane, first day of school, September 1975.
Bridgit Kohlhauff, at age 8 in 2011, at Franklin Elementary School in Spokane.
Julian, 2, and Joey, 7, Maben of Coeur d'Alene, in 2011 on the day Joey started second grade.
Kady Cullen in 2011, starting first grade in Cheney.
Kady Cullen, 7, and Jordan Riley, 8, starting second and third grades, respectively, in Cheney in 2012.
Patrick and Mariah Hanley of Spokane Valley, in 2002, starting first and fourth grades, respectively.
Camille Musulman flies down the driveway with a big smile on her face for her first day of fifth grade, 2011, Freeman Elementary School.
And here's the bus Camille Musulman was running to catch...
Back to school in Mead School District, 2011, with students ranging from elementary school to high school.
Isabella and Sabrina Shallbetter, then of Coeur d'Alene, on the first day of kindergarten in 2010.
Boston Jordan, 5, then of Spokane, first day of kindergarten, 2010.
Maggie Jordan, 3, then of Spokane, first day of preschool, 2010.
Brielle Stern, 8, then of Spokane Valley, starting third grade in 2010.
Mason Boswell, first day of kindergarten at Prairie View Elementary School in Mead, 2011.
Keira Bohl, then 4, starting pre-kindergarten in Spokane Valley in 2010. She is signing "P" and "K" for pre-k.