First local students go back to classes Wednesday morning

Rick Patton, Air Force Institute of Technology staff engineer shows STEAM Academy of Dayton students a Parrot drone during National Engineers Week at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Feb. 23, 2017. Patton discussed different forms of drone navigation technology using a WiFi connection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michelle Gigante)
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Rick Patton, Air Force Institute of Technology staff engineer shows STEAM Academy of Dayton students a Parrot drone during National Engineers Week at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Feb. 23, 2017. Patton discussed different forms of drone navigation technology using a WiFi connection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michelle Gigante)

Summer break ends Wednesday for one Dayton school, the first to head back to classes for the 2017-18 school year.

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STEAM Academy of Dayton, a charter school that serves grades one through eight, will begin its year. The school on Odlin Avenue combines a traditional STEM curriculum of science, technology, engineering and mathematics with a focus on the arts.

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No other area district returns this week, but two go back next week and the majority return between Aug. 14 and Aug. 17.

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