School Photos

OG Napoleon Dynamite - School Photos

OG Napoleon Dynamite

“My senior yearbook photo, shot in the summer of 1977. My mother handed me her charge card (with a note allowing me to use it) and dared to let me go alone to pick-out my photo attire. She was horrified when I brought home a green leisure suit, sans tie. She marched me back to Montgomery Ward and returned it, and purchased this proper three-piece corduroy suit, in rust, complete with a clip-on tie and matching suede shoes. Not only was I Napoleon Dynamite before he was even born, when I looked at the yearbook photos the next year, most of the boys wearing leisure suits didn’t graduate. Thanks Mom!”

(submitted by Gabriel) 

My Many Fashion Mistakes - Misc

My Many Fashion Mistakes

“This was me in 8th grade, in ’92 or ’93. I don’t know what is worse: the perm, the ribbon, the tucked-in shirt that no sensible middle schooler would ever wear, the black shoes with white socks, the way-too-obvious black watch, the ’97 for my graduating year or the fact that I was trying to look cool. Epic fail!”

(submitted by Dola)

My Son’s Inheritance - Dad

My Son’s Inheritance

“The photo on the left is my son’s first grade photo. We DID do a retake, but the photographer was so tickled by the photo that he allowed us to keep the original!  The photo on the right is his Dad and my husband, Doug. Looks like great first grade pictures are biological!”

(submitted by Cristy)

No Lemons, Guaranteed - Kids

No Lemons, Guaranteed

“I was a used-car salesman from day one.”

(via source)

No Goals - School Photos

No Goals

“Seventh-grade me wasn’t very motivated.”

(via source)

Permullet - Friends

Permullet

“My friend shared her grade school picture. I give you ‘Perm Mullet.'”

(via source)

It’s A Mauve Mauve World - Kids

It’s A Mauve Mauve World

“My mom saved this for some reason. I don’t know whether to be mortified by it or love it.”

(submitted by Tim)

Little Off The Front - Kids

Little Off The Front

“I decided to give my bangs a trim for school pictures. Mom sent me to school the next day anyway! Life lesson learned!”

(submitted by Angie)

Wigging Out - Behind The Awkwardness

Wigging Out

“This is my sister’s school photo in 1971.  My Mom insisted that she wear and wig and as you can imagine, she wasn’t very happy about it.  It was of course great to see your older sister get some pay back for all the torture she had caused me during that period.”

(submitted by Kenneth)

Mr. Popular - Kids

Mr. Popular

“I was not popular in the 6th grade.”

(via source)