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Picture Day

Waynedale students dress up and put on their smiles for picture day.

Ready for their close-ups

Photos by Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Waynedale Elementary School kindergartners, from left, Ana Lough, Casey Jackson, Maribel Guzman and Camiah Solis, wait to have their school photos taken Thursday. To see a video, go to www.journalgazette.net/videos.
Maribel perches on a box as she gets ready for the camera. Waynedale students usually wear uniforms but got the chance to dress up instead for picture day.
A third-grader in Margaret Schimmel's class, Coral Ann Mutzfield, poses for her photo.
Zachary Saylor poses for Mike Crim.
Mike Crim of Personal Expressions Photography. His company covers schools in nine counties northeast Indiana.

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