Extra credit for Barbara Hutcherson, acting director of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter in Northern Virginia, who came up with the A+ idea for these pics.
"In my previous life, I was a teacher and Back to School Night was always an important part of each new school year," she told The Huffington Post. "Why not get the animals in on it?"
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