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Whether you’re students, parents, teachers, staff or somehow connected to the new school year, hope it went smoothly!

Here’s a #tbt from the #valleynewsthrowback hashtag on the @vnewsuv Instagram.

There’s nothing like experience, especially when it’s the first day of school and there’s a “big sister” to lead the way. The Plainfield School in Meriden, N.H., was no exception on Sept. 4, 1979, as youngsters reported for classes. Most Upper Valley schools reported things going smoothly. (Valley News – Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.