School Calendar

Dandy Lion Montessori School
Where Children Learn how to Learn

September 2018

3 Mon Closed – Labor Day
4 Tue First day of School
26 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 2018

17 Wed Photo Day – 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
23 Tues 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 Wed 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 2018

12 Mon Closed – Veteran’s Day
16 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.
22-23 Thu-Fri Thanksgiving Holiday break – School Closed
26-28, 30 M, T, W, F Parent Conferences-Sunshine Room
Watch for sign-ups to schedule your time slot with your child’s teacher.

December 2018

4-7 T-F Parent Conferences- Rainbow Room
Watch for sign-ups to schedule your time slot with your child’s teacher.
12 Wed Holiday Program 7:00 p.m. Grover Beach Community Center TBD
14 Fri Children’s Class Lunch and Party 11:00 a.m.
24-28 Mon-Fri School Closed Winter Break
School resumes Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Happy Holidays!

January 2019

1 Tues Closed- Winter Break
2 Wed Return to School from Winter Break Trip to Monarch Grove TBA later
21 Mon School Closed (Martin Luther King Day)

February 2019

8 Fri Abraham Lincoln Project
11 Mon School Closed (Lincoln’s Birthday)
14 Thur “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
15 Fri George Washington Project
18 Mon School Closed (President’s Day)

March 2019

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

April 2019

9-12 T-F Parent Conferences –
Watch for sign-ups to schedule your time slot with your child’s teacher.
16-19 T-F Parent Conferences –
Watch for sign-ups to schedule your time slot with your child’s teacher.
17 Wed Kindergarten Night 6:30 p.m.
19 Fri Easter Egg Hunt & Children’s Class Party / Picnic
22-26 M-F Spring Break

May 2019

6-10 M-F Re-enrollment Week
8 Wed Children’s Night – Open House 6:30 p.m.
Watch for your invitation!
24 Fri Enrollment deadline! Secure your child’s spot for summer and /or fall! All forms and enrollment fees due by this date
20-24 M-F Art Week – Look for parent / helper sign-up sheets to go up!
27 Mon School Closed – Memorial Day Holiday

June 2019

5 Wed Art Show – 6:30 p.m. Half Day- school is out at 1:00 pm
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!
19 Wed Graduation Celebration 6:30 p.m.
**Congratulations Class of 2019!
21 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.
28 Fri Last Day of School

July 2019

1 Mon Summer School Starts – Summer School Fri 7/5 thru Fri 8/23
4 Thur Closed (Independence Day)

Aug 2019

23 Fri Last Day of Summer School
26-30 M-F Closed-Teacher Clean-Up Week

*Fall Session Begins on Tuesday, September 3, 2019