Eileen Buckley / WBFO News

It is inspection day for tens of thousands of students. Parents are checking the first use of new school clothes or taking that picture of the first day of school. They also may want to take a look at how their kids are standing with a heavily-laden backpack strapped behind them.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

For many of the hundreds of kids and parents in the Edward Saunders Community Center Sunday, the pizza slice and the new backpack filled with school supplies were just breaks in the routine of late summer. For others, well, you can see their new backpacks on the way to school as early as Monday morning.