Editor's Note: This is a press release from School District 191. A copy of the 2012-13 calendar has been attached to this post. It also can be downloaded from the district's website by clicking here.
The first day of school for most students will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, but there are exceptions. Juniors and seniors at will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 5, as will 8th and 9th graders at .
All kindergarten students will start school on Thursday, Sept. 6, so they can meet individually with their teacher before school starts.
There is the traditional week-long break for students in October for parent-teacher conferences and the state teacher convention. Winter break will begin on Saturday, Dec. 22, and end on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Spring break will take place during the last week of March.
The five late-start days will be Sept. 26, Nov. 14, Feb. 13, March 13 and May 15. Principals and teachers focus on analyzing assessment data, developing actions plans and participating in professional development on those days to boost the academic achievement of their students.
The school year will end on Thursday, June 6, and commencement for the Burnsville High School Class of 2013 will be Friday, June 7.