If you’ve been following our content for a while, you know that “Throwback Thursday” is a popular feature that is almost guaranteed to engage your community and alumni. (Just don’t make my biggest mistake…!)
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Now that we’ve established the importance of Throwback Thursday and how to do it, let’s talk captions.
Do you ever find yourself staring at a blank screen, wondering how to make your 596th Throwback Thursday photo caption sound engaging?
You’re in luck! Stephanie Sinz, our Chief People Officer, recently reviewed hundreds of #TBT posts and came up with a list of the best captions.
- Dressed and ready for success! #TBT
- Let the tagging begin! 😉 #ThrowbackThursday
- Who can name this (mascot) queen and king? Can you also name the year they were royalty? #TBT
- Happy #TBT, (mascot) nation! Give a thumbs up in the comments below if you are a proud alum!
- Every picture tells a story! Who can tell us the story behind this one?! #TBT
- “Behind us are memories, beside us are friends, before us are dreams.” #TBT
- “Sometimes you don’t know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss #ThrowbackThursday
- If you can name the teacher you get a gold star. If you can name the class you get an A+. Hope you studied! #TBT
- These (mascot)s are “too cool for school!” 😎 Can you name them? #TBT
- School spirit never goes out of style! ❤️ #TBT
- We’ve got spirit, yes we do! We’ve got spirit, how ‘bout you!? #TBT
- Pop Quiz: Who has the best fans around?! You guessed it! WE DO! Can you find yourself in this fan photo?! #TBT
- Incorporating technology in our learning sure looks different these days than it did for these former (mascot) students! Who can guess the year? #TBT
- Caption this! #ThrowbackThursday
- Raise your hand in the comments below if you still own your letterman jacket! #TBT
- Who remembers this #TBT memory?
- Smile! Another #TBT is coming your way! Who do you recognize? 🤔
- Dressed to impress in the (decade)! #ThrowbackThursday
- Nothing says (decade) like big hair! #TBT
- Fashion trends may have changed, but we still think our (hashtag) students are pretty amazing!
- We want to know…how many former (hashtag) band members are following us on Facebook? Comment below with your instrument!
- A sweet friendship refreshes the soul! #TBT
- “The greatest gift in life is friendship!” – Hubert H. Humphrey #ThrowbackThursday
- It’s (current year)…so why does (photo year) seem like yesterday?! #TBT
- 2-4-6-8 – #TBT is really great! Does anyone recognize these (mascot)s from the (decade)?
- Who can explain this (decade) photo? #TBT
- These (hashtag) students were expert posers back in (year)! Who do you recognize? #TBT
- Anyone recognize these studious (hashtag) students from (year)? 🤔 #TBT
- A little trip down memory lane… #ThrowbackThursday
- Love these expressions! #TBT
- Recognize any (mascot) athletes in this #ThrowbackThursday photo?!
- There must be a story behind this photo… Does anyone remember?! #TBT
- Do any of these faces look familiar to you?! Tag them below! #ThrowbackThursday
- 🏎️ Racing toward the weekend like… #ThrowbackThursday
- Always learning and growing! #TBT
- Stand up and give a shout – because it’s time for another (hashtag) #TBT!
- Everyone say CHEESE! 😄 😄 😄 #TBT
- Who remembers sharing stories on the bus? #TBT
- Raise your hand if you love #ThrowbackThursday photos!
- We spy a few (hashtag) members of the class of (year)! #TBT
- This is (mascot) country! #TBT
- These are the good old days… #ThrowbackThursday
- It seems like only yesterday… #TBT
- Can anyone help us identify these famous (hashtag) faces from the past?! #TBT
- How time flies! When was the last time you looked back at old photos from high school? #TBT
- Some things never go out of style, and this #TBT look is one of them!
- Yearbooks are like little time capsules from the past! #TBT
- Those were the days… What’s your favorite high school memory? #TBT
- Time to get in the DeLorean 🚗 – it’s #ThrowbackThursday!
- Can you guess what year this snap is from? 🤔 #TBT
- There’s nothing like a fond memory to brighten your #ThrowbackThursday!
- Memories fade, but photos are forever! #TBT
Which of these is your favorite? We can’t wait to see the engagement take off on your school’s social media page!
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