Incoming high school freshman to kindergarten students made their first appearances in schools on the first day.
At West High School, all students and faculty walked on a red carpet into school as they started their year in style.
Tracy High students arrived to the sound of construction as work continued on the new Wayne Schneider Stadium.
Central School students were donning donated backpacks from Costco as they got to know their teachers and schedules.
Students at the Tracy Learning Center began their school year on Aug. 6.