Kids might want to cover their ears for this bit of news, because there’s only a month left in summer vacation for many students in the area. The first day of school for Knoxville, Twin Cedars, and Chariton is Monday, August 18th. Peoria Christian starts classes on the 19th. Melcher Dallas, Pella Christian Grade School, PCM, and Lynnville-Sully start school on Wednesday, August 20th. Pella Christian High School freshman and transfers start on the 20th as well, and the first full day for all students at the high school is on August 21st. Pleasantville holds their first day of classes on Wednesday, August 27th.