Golden Valley Patch invites you to share your first day of school pictures here.
Happy first day of school, Golden Valley! For Breck School students, Monday, Aug. 27, marked the first day of school. Perpich Center for Arts Education students returned to school on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Golden Valley Patch invites you to share your first day of school pictures in this gallery. It’s easy—simply click on the “Upload Photos and Videos” button above and you are ready to go. *** Other first day of school memories will be made soon! Don't forget to take a photo on Sept. 4, the first first day of school for the following schools:
My child will be 4 years old on the first day of kindergarten. Is she too young for a classroom?
You feel like you just left the delivery room when you find you have an actual person on your hands. Someone who has opinions and tells them to you, readily. Someone who can hold an actual conversation. Someone who can challenge your intellect. And then, your child is seemingly ready for school. But at what exact age should your child begin school? The law creates a Sept. 1 cutoff. So that means a child born on Aug. 31 is deemed ready for kindergarten, while a child born Sept. 2 is not. You cannot blame the Minnesota school system for this—there has to be a starting point sometime. My daughter, Faith, is entering kindergarten this year. She is 4 years old but turns 5 on Sept. 9. My husband and I feel she is ready to go. Her school agreed. …