Elementary Calendar

Dynamite Montessori Elementary Calendar 

2013-2014


Follows CCUSD Calendar for most breaks

Aug 5  
First day of classes for elementary students
Aug 15  
General policy meeting for all parents
Saturday Aug 17  
Montessori Journey mandatory for new parents; 9 - 12:00
Aug 30  
Labor Day interviews with parents; 8:00 AM – 9:30
Sept 2  
Labor Day (school closed)
Sept 4  
Recorder lessons start
Sept 20  
World Peace Day: Parade / Country booths / Ethnic Food 10:30 - 12:00
Oct 4  
Halloween prep meeting; 4 – 5:00
Oct 10
 Picture Day
Oct 12 - 14  
Campout in the woods: RVs/Tents
Oct 14  
Columbus Day observed (school closed)
Oct 17  
Open House: 3:30 - 5:00
Oct 27 - 30  
Halloween decorating
Oct 31  
Halloween Carnival: 9:00 AM - 11:00 Early release 1:00 PM
Nov 7  
Veterans Day presentation; 10 AM
Nov 11  
Veterans Day (school closed)
Nov 15  
Hike Pinnacle Peak - AM
Nov 27  
Thanksgiving feast at school; 11 – 12:30.  Early release 1:00 PM
Nov 28 - 29  
Thanksgiving break. (school closed)
Dec 11   Open house; 4 -  – 5:00 – children present work to parents
Dec 13
 Hike:  Overton/Gojohn trail - Cave Creek Park
Dec 20  
Deadline for Science Fair registration
Dec 20  
Holiday crafts with caroling and a visit from Santa. Early release 1:00
Dec 23– Jan 3  
Winter break
Jan 6  
School resumes in the new year 2013
Jan 8 -  31  
Parent/Teacher conferences daily 4:00 - 5:00
Jan 10  
Hike Scenic Trail in Mc Dowell Mts; 8:30 AM – 2:30
Jan 20  
MLK Day (school closed)
Jan 27  
Science Fair projects due (judging on 1/30/13)
Jan 29  
Parents visit Science Fair 4- 5:00
Feb 1  
African American History Month begins
Feb 3  
Field Day activities AM
Feb 7  
Hike Spur Cross;
Feb 13  
AZ Birthday / Valentine's Day celebrated at school
Feb 14- 17  
Presidents Day wknd / AMI Refresher Course (school closed)
Mar 1  
Early-Bird Enrollment begins
Mar 7   Hike Seven Springs; 8:00 AM - 3:00
Mar 24 - 28  
Spring Break (school closed)
Apr 14 - 18  
AIMs testing for 3rd / 4th/ 5th graders
Apr 22  
Earth Day - Please bring a plant to plant outside
Apr 21 - 23  
Catalina Island Marine Biology Adventure - Students 8+ (TBC)
Apr 23 - 25  
Teacher/administrator appreciation days
May 2  
Campout/Star-gazing at school; Dusk to Dawn
May 5  
Cinco de Mayo dance performance and celebration, 4 – 5:00
May 6 - 31   Parent/Teacher conferences daily
May 8   Mother’s Day recorder program, 4:00 – 5:00PM
May 16 - 18   Campout in the forest (current students and alumni and their families)
May 21   Kindergarten graduation (whole school attends), 3:30 – 4:30
May 22  
Ice cream social, 3:30– 4:30
May 23   Last day of school
May 27 - 30   Teacher-in – service week. (school closed)