District 191 Board finalizes calendar

The academic calendar for the 2013-14 school year has been finalized by the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education and can be viewed on the district’s website at www.isd191.org.

The calendar is similar to the current year except that the five two-hour late-start days are being replaced by two full days of professional development for teachers while students have the days off.

The first day of school for most students will be Tuesday, Sept. 3, but there are exceptions. Juniors and seniors at Burnsville High School will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 4, as will eighth- and ninth-graders at Nicollet Junior High.

All kindergarten students will start school on Thursday, Sept. 5, 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 Monday, Dec. 23, and end on Wednesday, Jan. 1. Spring break will take place during the last week of March.

The school year will end on Thursday, June 5, and commencement for the Burnsville High School Class of 2014 will be Friday, June. 6.