The 'back to school' season is officially here, with several Maine school districts already in session and several others beginning shortly. That includes the Boothbay Region, whom decided to relay an important message to parents and students about the first day of school which starts this Thursday.

Facebook via Kerry Townsend Kelley
Facebook via Kerry Townsend Kelley

If you're a Star Trek: The Next Generation fan, the reference isn't lost on you. If you're not a Trekkie, then you may have glanced at that sign and thought perhaps dark forces have taken control of the Boothbay Region Community School District sign. Good news, dark forces have not. Also, we're happy to report that Borg had nothing to do with the making of this sign.

Instead, it's a comical and lighthearted to remind kids that school season is here and while they may not be ready to say goodbye to their summer freedom, RESISTANCE IS FUTILE. Now let's see those pens and notebooks.

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