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Kindergarten will start two days late next fall

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Kindergartners will have their first day of school two days later than all other students in the Morris Area School District this fall in order to help students and families prepare for a successful first year of school.


On Tuesday, the Morris Area School Board approved a calendar change that would set aside the first two days of school – September 3 and 4 – for meetings between kindergarten students, teachers, and families.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.