Primary Calendar

Primary School Calendar 2015 – 2016

August 3   First day of classes

Aug   19 General Policy meeting for ALL parents (new and returning) 4:15 – 5 PM

August 22 Montessori Journey for all new parents: 9am to 11:30am

Sept 7   Labor Day, School closed

Sept   10   Open house, 3:30 – 5:30 (students present work to parents)

Sept   18   World Peace Day w/ parade, ethnic food, booths, singing from 10:30 to noon

Oct     1   Halloween prep meeting 4 – 5 PM in office

Oct     7   Photo day for all classes starting 8 AM

Oct     9 – 12 Camp out at Kartchner Caverns (RV’s/ tents) RSVP by 9/1

Oct    12   Columbus Day – School closed

Oct    24/25 Halloween decorating (volunteers needed)

Oct    30    Halloween Carnival 9 to 11 (kids come in costumes) Early release. School closed at 1 PM

Nov   10 Veterans Day presentation

Nov   11 Veterans Day. School closed

Nov   12 Diwali Day celebrations w/ Lights, art, food

Nov   13 – 20 Scholastic Book Fair

Nov   18   Open house (students present work to parents) 3:30 – 5:30

Nov   25 Thanksgiving Feast at school 11 – 12:30. School closed by 1:00

Nov   27/28 Thanksgiving Break. School closed

Dec    1 – 19 Parent Teacher conferences daily 3:45 – 5:15

Dec    3 Importance of Kindergarten Year meeting, 4 – 5 PM

Dec    18 Holiday craft party/ visit from Santa/ 9 – 12:30.  Early release. School closed at 1 PM

Dec    21 – Jan 1 Winter Break. School Closed

Jan     4 School resumes in New Year

Jan     12 Open house, 3:30 -5:30 (students present work to parents)

Jan     18   MLK Jr Day – School closed

Jan     25 – 29 Parents/ students visit elementary science fair

Feb    1   African American History Month begins

Feb    1   Field Day activities 9 – 10:30 AM (volunteers needed!)

Feb    3   Intro to Montessori Elementary 4 – 5 PM

Feb    12- 15 Presidents Day Weekend. School closed Friday to Monday/ National AMI Refresher Course

Feb    25 African American Living History presentations, 4 – 5 PM

Mar   1   Early bird enrollment (through April 1)

Mar   11 – 17 Scholastic Spring Book Fair

Mar   21 – 25 Spring Break. School closed

Apr 1 – May 1 Parent Observations AM and Conferences PM

Apr 22 Earth Day celebrated, please bring seeds to plant

Apr 25 – 29 Teacher Appreciation Week

Apr 29 Camp out at school, dusk to dawn w/ stargazing

May 6 Cinco de Mayo Dance Performance for all classes – AM

May 6 Cinco de Mayo Dance Performance for parents, 4 – 5 PM

May 13 – 16 Camp out in the woods/ RV’s and tents

May 18 Kindergarten Graduation – whole school attends, 3:30 – 4:15 (please pick up children before 3:15 or after 4:15)

May 19 Breakfast for Graduates and parents, 8:00 – 9:15 am

May 20 Last Day of School/ Ice Cream Social, 3:30 – 4:30

May 23 – 27 Teacher in Service Week. School closed

May 30 Memorial Day. School closed

May 31 summer camps begin/ end July 22

July   25 – 29 Teacher in Service Week. School closed

Aug   1   First Day of Classes for new school year