The Panther Valley School District welcomes students back to school for the 2012-2013 school year. The first day of school for all students will be Monday, August 27. It will be a full day.

Time schedules are as follows: High School (grades 9 - 12) 7:35 a.m.-2:10 p.m., Middle School (grades 6 - 8) 8:15 a.m.-2:52 p.m., Elementary School (grades 1 - 5) 8:58 a.m.-3:27 p.m., Kindergarten classes: A.M. Session (Nesquehoning/Coaldale/Cortright St. Lansford) 8:58 a.m.-11:35 a.m., P.M. Session (Summit Hill/Lansford) 12:45 p.m.-3:22 p.m. In-service activities are planned for staff members, on Wednesday and Thursday, August 22 and 23, 2012.

Freshman Orientation - August 23, 2012 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Middle School Orientation - August 23, 2012 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.