It's nearing the end of July, and for some it means the beginning of the school year is in mind.
Here is a list of when school begins at Newark schools and links to follow in order to download each school's 2012-13 school calendar:
Newark Unified School District: Aug. 27
Challenger School Ardenwood (Preschool to Grade 8): Aug. 20
Challenger School Newark (Preschool to Kindergarten): Aug. 20-21 (depending on weekday schedule)
St. Edward Catholic School: Aug. 22
You can also view the calendars in the gallery above.
Editor's note: Newark Patch plans to build a photo gallery of students on their first day of school again this school year. If you'd like to participate, send photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or text them to 510-207-9998. See photos from last year's .