Parents who plan ahead will be pleased to know that the academic calendar for the 2015-16 school year has been finalized by the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education. Download the calendar below.
The calendar is similar to the current year except the 2015-16 school year starts later because Labor Day is Sept. 7, 2015.
The first day of school for most students will be Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, but there are exceptions. Juniors and seniors at Burnsville High School will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 9, as will 8th and 9th graders at Nicollet Junior High.
All kindergarten students will start school on Thursday, Sept. 10.
There is the traditional week-long break from Oct. 12-16 for students when parent-teacher conferences and the state teacher convention take place. Winter break will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 23, and students return to school on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Spring break will take place during the last week of March in 2016.
The school year will end on Thursday, June 9, 2016, and commencement for the Burnsville High School Class of 2016 will be Friday, June 10.