Photos: Back to class for Minnesota students this week

Students gather and embrace in the hallway.
Hugs between friends were common as they arrived for their first day at Richfield High School, were greeted by faculty, got their new class schedules and rejoined their classmates.
Judy Griesedieck for MPR News

Today was the first day of school for most Minnesota districts. MPR News had photographers at Richfield High School and Prior Lake High School.

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