The Panther Valley School District will welcome students back to school for the 2011-2012 school year on Monday, Aug. 29. It will be a full day.

Time schedules for students are as follows: high school (grades nine through 12), 7:35 a.m. to 2:10 p.m.; middle school (grades six through eight), 8:15 a.m. to 2:52 p.m.; elementary school (grades one through five), 8:58 a.m. to 3:27 p.m.; kindergarten: a.m. session (Nesquehoning/Coaldale), 8:58 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.; p.m. session (Summit Hill/Lansford), 12:45 p.m. to 3:22 p.m.

In-service activities are planned for staff members on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 25 and 26. Freshman orientation, Aug. 26, from 9 to 11 a.m.; middle school orientation, Aug. 26, from 9 to 11 a.m.