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, Aug. 27.

It will be a full day. Time schedules are as follows:

Ÿ High school (grades 9-12) 7:35 a.m.-2:10 p.m..

Ÿ Middle school (grades 6-8) 8:15 a.m. -2:52 p.m.

Ÿ Elementary school (grades 1-5) 8:58 a.m. to 3:27 p..m.

Ÿ Kindergarten classes. a.m. session (Nesquehoning/Coaldale/Cortright St., Lansford) 8:58 a.m.-11:35 p.m.

Ÿ Kindergarten classes. p.m. session (Summit Hill/Lansford) 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Freshmen orientation will be held on Thursday, Aug. 23 from 9-11 a.m.

Middle school orientation is also Aug. 23 form 9-11 a.m.