Photo gallery Globe photos of the week, Sept. 7, 2012 ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page David L. Ryan/globe staff Third-grader Niaysa Hill was excited as she arrived on the first day of school at Ellis Elementary School in Roxbury. Essdras M Suarez/globe staff Darlene White-Dottin teaches first grade at the Orchard Gardens K-8 School, which got a mention from Governor Deval Patrick during his speech at the Democratic National Convention. In the background is a photo of White-Dottin’s visit to the White House with one of her classes. Wendy Maeda/globe staff National Guard Brigadier General John A. Hammond was honored during his retirement ceremonies at The Great Hall of Flags in the State House. Bill Greene/globe staff A young woman stopped at the scene of a fatal fire in Uxbridge. David L. Ryan/globe staff Sunrise lit the sky as seen from Carson Beach in South Boston. Bill Greene/globe staff Election inspectors Carol Gill and Wally Adeyemi waited in an empty gym at the Jonathan Bright School for voters to arrive on primary day. Barry Chin/globe staff Madonna performed on stage at the TD Garden. Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe Senior zookeeper Sarah Woodruff fed fruit flies to Bluebell, a hummingbird at Butterfly Landing in the Franklin Park Zoo. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe staff Roger Curley, 6, of Dorchester enjoyed swinging in the playground at Joe Moakley Park in South Boston. Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe Timmy B worked on a tattoo for Gina Malloy of Keene, N.H., during 11th annual Boston Tattoo Convention in the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel in Back Bay. David L. Ryan/globe staff Mascot Sam the Minuteman toured Boston with a stop at the Public Garden in advance of a University of Massachusetts Amherst home game against Indiana at Gillette Stadium. Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe Don Boudreau leaned in for a kiss from Lisa D'ambra of Warwick, R.I., while competing in an Elvis tribute artist contest at the New England Elvis Festival in Manchester, N.H. Matthew J. Lee/globe staff Tiger Woods chipped onto the ninth green during the third round of the Deutsche Bank PGA Tour Fed-Ex playoff golf at the TPC Boston course in Norton. Matthew J. Lee/globe staff Winner Rory McIlroy crossed the bridge to the 18th green during the DeutscheBank PGA Tour Fed-Ex playoff golf at the TPC Boston course in Norton.