Back to School is Officially Upon Us

By KBJR News 1

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Back to School is Officially Upon Us

August 26, 2014 Updated Aug 26, 2014 at 1:35 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- While many families are finishing up their summer vacations, students at the Duluth Edison Charter schools were gearing up for their first day back at class.

With students and teachers in high spirits, the charter schools kicked off today with a record breaking enrollment of more than 1,300 students.

The kids will participate in week of character building activities, such as an anti-bullying program and team building games.

"The kids are super excited, the parents are excited. It's back into a routine, kids need routine, the staff needs routine and us adults need routine and this is why we do what we do, it's for the kids", said, Danielle Perich, Principal, Duluth Edison Charter School Raleigh.

Duluth and Superior public schools start their first day of classes a week from today.