It’s that time already! Back to School!

Wade Young

While Justin Timberlake’s song, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” played outside, TCU Montgomery Elementary and Middle School Principal Deb Dwyer welcomed students to the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 27. (Wade Young Photo)

If it seems like back to school is early this year, you’re right. 


Area schools started on Monday, Aug. 27 instead of after Labor Day. TCU Superintendent Teri Preisler said the decision was due to the voter-approved construction projects happening throughout the district.


We are starting the school year a week early and ending this school year earlier in order to extend the amount of time next summer for school construction projects,” Preisler wrote in an email message to parents last week. 


There is no school on Friday, Aug. 31 because of the large number of families involved in the Minnesota State Fair. Students return to classes on Tuesday, Sept. 4. 


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