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17 Back-To-School Moments All Canadian ‘90s Kids Will Never Forget

Back when you were still allowed to play grounders at recess.

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1. Getting one of these and immediately filling in all the lines between the provinces.

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2. And the white space in "Hilroy."

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First item of business: check.

3. Feeling the tips of your pre-sharpened pencil crayons.

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4. Picking which colour duotang to use for each subject.

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Math — pink.

French — blue.

Social studies — ...

TOO MANY OPTIONS!

5. Laying out your first-day-of-school outfit.

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With the coolest shirt from Northern Getaway.

6. Asking your mom to buy Dunkaroos for your lunch.

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7. Counting your Crazy Bones.

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To be prepared for recess, obviously.

8. Eating cereal with PJ Paul and PJ Aashna.

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While your mom yelled at you to GO GET DRESSED FOR SCHOOL!

9. And that cereal? It was Trix...when they were actually shaped like fruit-type-things.

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Which begs the question:

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Although, Trix in any form would be welcomed back in Canada :).

10. For French Immersion kids, remembering nothing upon entering the classroom for the first time.

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Oh right...French. Bonjour, Madame!

11. Organizing your new pencils.

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Which you may or may not have used for actual writing.

12. And getting the perfect stacked eraser pen to go with your pencils.

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13. Trying on your snowsuit before back-to-school shopping.

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To make sure that it still fit. Because once September hits, winter was fair game.

14. Flubbing your way through the English/French version of "O Canada" at the first assembly of the year.

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♫Car tons bras est une poupée...♫

15. Getting your school calendar and putting a star next to every PD day.

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Your teachers were just as excited, tbh.

16. Using packing tape and photos/magazine cutouts to decorate your agenda.

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17. And finally, putting these little gloves on for your first walk to the bus stop.

And promptly losing one that same day. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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And promptly losing one that same day. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯