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Children got off the bus Tuesday morning for the first day of school at Lincoln Elementary School in Alexandria. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Children got off the bus Tuesday morning for the first day of school at Lincoln Elementary School in Alexandria. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)

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Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

After a summer vacation that seemed too short for many students and too long for many parents, children in Alexandria School District 206 returned to classrooms on Tuesday.

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This school year will mark the last one at Jefferson High School. Students will start the 2014 school year at the new Alexandria Area High School.

Here are some dates to keep in mind during the 2013-2014 school year:

September 25 -- two-hour late start, K-12.

October 17-18 -- fall break.

November 27-29 -- Thanksgiving break.

December 23-January 1 -- winter break.

January 20 -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

February 5 -- two-hour late start, K-12.

February 17 -- President's Day holiday.

March 3-7 -- Easter break/spring break.

April 30 -- two-hour late start, K-12.

May 26 -- Memorial Day holiday.

June 4 -- last day of school for students.

June 8 -- graduation.

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