School Calendar

Dandy Lion Montessori School
Where Children Learn how to Learn
SCHOOL CALENDAR 2016-2017

*Fall Session Begins on Tuesday, September 6, 2016

September 2016

5 Mon Closed – Labor Day
6 Tue First day of School
21 Wed Back to School Night – 6:30 p.m. Attendance is Mandatory for all parents

This is an introductory meeting for all parents new and old. All of the Dandy Lion Staff will be present and available to meet with, answer any questions, or just to say hello to parents. A brief review of school procedures and policies will be covered after which there will be time to meet other parents or chat with staff or friends. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

October 2016

19 Wed Photo Day – 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
26 Wed Field Trip – Avila Valley Barn Pumpkin Patch-Watch for Parent Driver Sign-up’s. All children are welcome to come.
We will be leaving school at 10:00 a.m. Field trip is from 10:30 a.m. with lunch at the Barn. We will be back at school at 12:30 p.m.
31 Mon Halloween Parade and Party – All enrolled children are welcome to participate!
Parade will start at 10:30 a.m. Please send your child’s costume to school in a clearly marked bag with their name on everything. Be sure to bring your camera! Lunch and party to follow parade. Please, no masks, weapons or props.

November 2016

11 Fri Closed – Veteran’s Day
18 Fri Thanksgiving Family Celebration Feast 11:00 a.m.
Dandy Lion will supply the turkey and the parents supply the side dishes! Please come and share the Holiday Feast with your child.
24-25 Th-Fri School Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday break
28-30 M-W Parent Conferences-Sunshine Room

December 2016

1 Thu Parent Conferences continue- Sunshine Room
Watch for sign-ups to schedule your time slot with your child’s teacher.
5-8 M-Th Parent Conferences- Rainbow Room
Watch for sign-ups to schedule your time slot with your child’s teacher.
14 Wed Holiday Program 6:30 p.m. (subject to change)
16 Fri Children’s Class Lunch and Party 11:00 a.m.
26-30 Mon-Fri School Closed Winter Break
School resumes Monday, January 2, 2017

January 2017

2 Mon Return to School from Winter Break
16 Mon School Closed (Martin Luther King Day)

February 2017

10 Fri Abraham Lincoln Project
14 Tue “Caring and Sharing Day” – We will be putting fruit gift baskets together. Please send your child to school with one or more pieces of fresh fruit
17 Fri George Washington Project
20 Mon School Closed (President’s Day)

March 2017

22 Wed Spring Show and Pizza Lunch/Picnic 11:00 a.m.
17 Th Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration 11:00 a.m. (Don’t forget to wear your Green!)
22 Wed Spring Show and Pizza Lunch/Picnic 11:00 a.m.

April 2017

3-6 M-Th Parent Conferences –
Watch for sign-ups to schedule your time slot with your child’s teacher.
10-13 M-Th Parent Conferences –
Watch for sign-ups to schedule your time slot with your child’s teacher.
14 Fri Easter Egg Hunt & Children’s Class Party / Picnic
17-21 M-F Spring Break
26 Wed Kindergarten Night 6:30 p.m.

May 2017

10 Wed Children’s Night – Open House 6:30 p.m. Watch for your invitation!
8-12 M-F Re-enrollment Week
26 Fri Enrollment deadline! Secure your child’s spot for summer and /or fall!
All forms and enrollment fees due by this date
22-26 M-F Art Week – Look for parent / helper sign-up sheets to go up!
29 Mon School Closed – Memorial Day Holiday

June 2017

7 Wed Art Show – 6:30 p.m.
Please come and take a walk through our school to view the beautiful art work which will be displayed for all to enjoy. Guests are welcome!
21 Wed Graduation Celebration 6:30 p.m. **Congratulations Class of 2017!
23 Fri Family Hot Dog Potluck & Picnic
Lunch is 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Watch for sign-up to bring a side-dish if you would like.
30 Fri Last Day of School

July 2017

3 Mon No School – Teacher In-Service Day
4 Tue Closed (Independence Day)
5 Tue Summer School Starts- 8 weeks of summer school Wed 7/5 thru Fri 8/25

July 2017

25 Fri Last Day of Summer School

*Fall Session Begins on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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