Elementary Calendar

Elementary Calendar 2014 – 2015

Aug 4  First Day of classes

Aug 16 Montessori Journey for new parents of the school 9 AM to noon (Sat)

Aug 27 General policy meeting for ALL elem parents of current school year 4 – 5 PM

Aug 29 Labor Day interviews with parents 8 AM – 9:30

Sept 1 Labor Day School Closed

Sept 4 Afterschool 4H club meetings start (TBC)

Sept 3 Recorder lessons start 11 – 1:30

Sept 15 Soccer starts 3:15 (TBC)

Sept 18 Tennis starts 11 to 1 (TBC)

Sept 19 World Peace Day w/ parade, country booths, ethnic food 10:30 – noon

Oct 1 Halloween prep mtg 4 – 5 PM

Oct 9 Photo Day starting at 8:30AM

Oct 11-13 Camp out in the woods

Oct 13  Columbus Day  School Closed

Oct 22 Open house from 4 -5 PM

Oct 27 – 30 Halloween decorating evenings

Oct 31 Halloween carnival 9 to 11AM Early release. School closed 1PM

Nov 10 Veterans Day presentation

Nov 11 Veterans Day. School closed

Nov 14 Hike a trail in Brown’s Ranch Preserve 8 – 1

Nov 26 Thanksgiving feast 11 – 12:30 Early Release. School closed 1 PM

Nov 27/28 Thanksgiving Break

Dec 9 Spanish open house 4 – 5 PM

Dec 12 Hike trail in Apache Wash Preserve 8 – 1

Dec 19 Holiday craft party/ visit from Santa.  Early release. School closed 1 PM

Winter Break Dec 22, 2014 to Jan 2, 2015. School closed

Jan 5, 2015 School resumes

Parent teacher conferences AM and PM throughout the month

Jan 9 Hike Scenic Trail in the McDowell Mts 8 AM to 3 PM

Jan 19 MLKJr Day. School closed.

Jan 26 to Jan 30 Science Fair

Jan 26/27/28/29/30 parents of students attend science fair according to grades

Feb 1 African American History month starts (activities to be announced)

Feb 2 Field Day (10:30 to noon)

Feb 6 Hike Metate Trl in Spur Cross 8 to 1

Feb 12 Valentine’s Day and Az Birthday celebrations

Feb 13 – 16 Presidents Day. School closed. AMI Refresher Course

Feb 24 African American Living History Character Presentation for elem parents 4- 5 PM

Mar 1 Early Bird Enrollment begins (thru April 1)

Mar 5 Open House: Intro to Upper elem  4- 5PM

Mar 13 Hike Go John/ Overton Trl in Cave Creek Park 8 to 1

Mar 18 Spring Recorder Program, 4 – 5 PM

Mar 23 – 27 Spring Break. School closed.

Apr 13 – 17 Standardized testing for 3 – 8 grades (dates to be confirmed)

Apr 20 – 22 Catalina Marine Biology Excursion for 3 – 8 graders

Apr 22 Earth Day – pls bring a plant to plant outside

Apr 24 Camp out at school, dusk to dawn w/ stargazing

Apr 27-  May 1 Teacher Appreciation Days

May 1-  29 Parent Teacher Conferences daily, AM and PM

May 5 Cinco de Mayo dance performance, 4 – 5 PM

May 15 – 17 Camp out in the north woods

May 20 Kindergarten graduation (whole school attends), 3:30 – 4

May 21 Ice Cream Social 3:30 – 4:30

May 21 Breakfast for kindergarten graduates and their parents 8 to 9:15 AM

May 22 Last day of regular school

May 25 – 29 Teacher in Service (school closed)

June 1- 26 Spanish Immersion camp

June 29 - 24 July theme camp featuring STEM activities