MONTESSORI CHILDREN’S HOUSE 2019 - 2020 CALENDAR

September

3 First day of school for new students at each level only; New Parent Breakfast 8:30 – 10

Toddlers – 8:20 – 10:00

Primary – New students – 8:20 – 10:00

Elementary – 1st and 4th year students only 8:20 – 11:30

Casa – Open Tues – Fri this week, 8:30 – 5:45 for pre-registered children in summer or fall Casa

4 First day of school for elementary students in 2nd, 3rd, 5th, and 6th year – 8:20 – 3:10 p.m.

First full day for elementary students in 1st and 4th year – 8:20 – 3:10 p.m.

Toddlers – Regular schedule begins

First day of Before-School Program

4, 5, 6 New Primary students 8:20 – 10:00

Returning primary students 10:30– 12:00

9 Regular Primary Schedule begins today: Morning children – 8:20 – 11:30, Monday – Friday

Extended day – Mon. – Thurs. 8:20 – 3:10 / Fridays 8:20 – 11:30

Regular Fall Casa Schedule begins today: 11:30 – 5:45 for pre-registered children

11 Elementary Orientation for parents of NEW 1st and 4th year students, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

*19 ALL SCHOOL PICNIC at Frances Park in Lansing, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

24 Toddler Orientation - 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Primary Orientation - 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

29 Family Concert: Jen Sygit and Mike Lynch at the Old Town General Store 6-8 p.m.

October

11 Elementary Planning Afternoon – 11:30 DISMISSAL for 1st – 6th year students

Toddler, Primary, and Casa - regular schedules

14 Teacher in-service, Toddler, Primary, Elementary, and Casa - ALL CLOSED

15 Picture Day

17 Walk-a-thon, 1 – 3 p.m. for Extended-Day and Elementary

*24 INTERNATIONAL NIGHT, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

November

7,8,14,15 Conferences in p.m., 11:30 DISMISSAL for Primary and Elementary,

Toddlers – early dismissal on the Fridays only, Nov. 8 and 15

Casa – open 11:30 – 5:45

After-school workshops available for Ext. day and Elem. students (pre-register) 11:30 – 5:45

14 Picture Retake Day

27 Thanksgiving Recess begins, Toddler, Primary, Elementary, and Casa - ALL CLOSED

December

2 All Classes Resume – Regular schedules

18 Holiday program set-up – Volunteers needed

*19 HOLIDAY PROGRAM, 7 p.m. – No after-school. Toddlers and Casa dismiss at 3:10

20 11:30 DISMISSAL for Toddler, Primary, and Elementary, CASA IS CLOSED

23 Toddler, Primary, Elementary, and Casa - ALL CLOSED – 2 WEEK WINTER BREAK

January

6 All Classes Resume – Regular schedules

20 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Teacher in-service - Toddler, Primary, Elementary, and Casa - ALL CLOSED

*23 PARENT EDUCATION – CURRICULUM NIGHT / ALUMNI PANEL, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

February

*6 OPEN HOUSE for all parents and students – Toddlers 5 – 6, Primary & Elementary 5 – 7

14 President’s Day Break begins - NO SCHOOL for Primary and Elementary students

Toddler and Casa Care available 8:30 – 5:30 – reservations required

17 Toddler, Primary, Elementary, and Casa - ALL CLOSED

27 Snow Date for Open House

March

12,13,19,20 Conferences in p.m., 11:30 DISMISSAL for Primary and Elementary,

Toddlers – early dismissal on the Fridays only, March 13 and 20

Casa – open 11:30 -5:45

After-school workshops available for Ext. day and Elem. students (pre-register) 11:30 – 5:45

*28 ANNUAL AUCTION FUNDRAISER – THIS IS A SATURDAY!

April

3 Spring Recess Begins, Toddler, Primary, Elementary, and Casa - ALL CLOSED

13 All Classes Resume – Regular schedules

May

1 Elementary Planning Afternoon – 11:30 DISMISSAL for 1st – 6th year students

Toddler, Primary, and Casa - regular schedules

13-15 Camp Miniwanca for all lower and upper elementary students

22 Records Day, NO SCHOOL for primary and elementary students

Toddler and Casa Care available 8:30 – 5:30 – reservations required

25 Memorial Day - Toddler, Primary, Elementary, and Casa - ALL CLOSED

June

3 Last Full Day of School, last day for the After-School Program

4 Last day for all (except graduates), 11:30 DISMISSAL for Primary and Elementary

Toddler Room and Casa open regular schedules

Last day for Before School Program

5 Graduates Only, 9 a.m., Graduation Ceremony – 1p.m.

Toddler Room and Casa closed for cleaning

8 Toddler Room and Summer Casa Programs begin – SUMMER REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

*ALL SCHOOL EVENTS

September 19 – All School Picnic

*New Addition: September 29 – Concert with Mike Lynch and Jen Sygit at Old Town General Store, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

October 24 – International Night Celebration (All families welcome)

December 19 – Holiday Program

January 23 – Curriculum Night with Alumni Panel (Parents only)

February 6 – Open House for all students and parents

March 28 - Annual Auction Fundraiser

Please mark your calendar to be with our MCH community on these special dates!