Academics
Lower Division

Lower Division Important Calendar Dates 2019 - 20

*Dates are subject to change*
2019
Student and Parent Orientation (PK-5)
Monday, August 26
 
First Day of School
Tuesday, August 27
 
New Parent Jitters and Java
Tuesday, August 27
 
Pre-Kindergarten Parent Coffee
Friday, August 30
 
Labor Day Holiday
Monday, September 2
 
Kindergarten Parent Coffee
Wednesday, September 4
 
Grade 1 Parent Coffee
Friday, September 6
 
Grade 2 Parent Coffee
Monday, September 9
 
Grade 3 Parent Coffee
Wednesday, September 11
 
Grade 4 Parent Coffee
Friday, September 13
 
Grade 5 Parent Coffee
Monday, September 16
 
Faculty In-Service Day (11 a.m. start for students)
Tuesday, September 17

Lower Division Yearbook Photos
Friday, September 20

Science Coffee
Wednesday, September 25

Fall Fair
Friday, October 4

Founders' Day
Monday, October 14

Faculty In-Service Day
Tuesday, October 15
 
Parent Information Coffee
Wednesday, October 16
 
Grade 3 Mythology Plays
Monday - Wednesday, October 28 - 30
 
Halloween Parade
Thursday. October 31
 
Parent Information Coffee
Wednesday, November 13
 
Parent-Teacher Conference Days (No School for LD Students)
Friday, November 15 – Monday, November 18
 
Fifth Grade Play
Friday, November 22
 
Turkey Trot
Monday, November 25
 
Thanksgiving Holiday (school holiday)
Wednesday - Friday, November 27 - 29
 
Grade 5 Parent Coffee
Wednesday, December 4
 
Early Childhood Winter Concert
Friday, December 13
 
Winter Concert for grades 2 - 5
Wednesday, December 18
 
Winter Break
Friday - Sunday, December 20 - January 5, 2020
 
2020
Classes resume
Monday, January 6
 
Headmasters' Challenge
Saturday, January 11
 
Parent Information Coffee
Wednesday, January 15
 
MLK, Jr. Day - school holiday
Monday, January 20
 
Grandparents’ Day
Friday, January 31
 
Parent Information Coffee
Wednesday, February 12
 
President’s Day - school holiday
Monday, February 17
 
Faculty In-Service Day - no school for students
Tuesday, February 18
 
Parent-Teacher Conference Day (no school for LD students)
Friday, February 28
 
BUC Bash
Saturday, March 7
 
Spring Break
Monday  - Friday, March 16 - 27
 
Classes resume
Monday, March 30
 
Parent Information Coffee
Wednesday, April 8
 
Good Friday - school holiday
Friday, April 10
ERB testing (grades 3 - 5)
Monday – Friday, April 20 - 24
 
STREAM / Science Discovery Day
May 1
 
Parent Information Coffee
Wednesday, May 6
 
Honors Night (Grades 4-5 attend at 7 p.m.)
Thursday, May 21
 
Farmer’s Day (11 a.m. Dismissal for LD students)
Friday, May 22
 
Memorial Day - school holiday
Monday, May 25
 
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