New school calendar adopted

School calendars for the next two years have been approved by the ISD 831 Board of Education. The school board on Thursday, Feb. 2 took action to approve the calendars for the school years 2012-2013 and 2013-2014. The school year for students will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 4 this year and end with the last day of school on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Students will return to classes on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 with the final day of school Thursday, June 5, 2014. A mid-winter break is planned March 4-8 in the first year and from March 10-14 in the second year. The Christmas holiday break will extend from Dec. 24 through Jan. 1 in the first year of the calendar and from Dec. 23 through Jan. 1 in the second year. Students will get one additional day off in the second year as Forest Lake High School hosts the SEC Music Festival all day on Feb. 3, 2014. The general student body won’t be in session that day and the day will not be made up.