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School Calendar | Special Events Calendar | 2014/15 calendar pdf
2014/15 School Calendar

School Year
Long Year
Full year
Sep
1
Labor Day
Labor Day
Labor Day
2
School Opens
School Opens
School Opens
       
Oct
13
Columbus Day
Columbus Day
Columbus Day
       
Nov
11
Veterans Day
Veterans Day
Veterans Day
27/28
Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
       
Dec
5
Concert Closed 1pm
Concert Closed 1pm
Concert Closed 1pm
 
15-23
Christmas
24-31
Christmas
Christmas
Christmas
         
 Jan
1&2
New Year
New Year
New Year
19
Martin Luther
Martin Luther
Martin Luther
       
Feb
16
Presidents Day
Presidents Day
Presidents Day
17-20
Winter Break
   
       
Mar
30-4/2
Spring Break
   
         
Apr
3
 Good Friday
 Good Friday
 Good Friday
         
May
25
Memorial Day
Memorial Day
Memorial Day
       
June
5
Graduation Closed 1pm
Graduation Closed 1pm
Graduation Closed 1pm
5
End of School Year
   
12
 
End of Long Year
 
22
   
Start of Summer Camp
       
July
3
 
Independence Day
       
Aug
14
   
End of Camp
31-9/4
School Closed
Sep '15
7
Labor Day
Labor Day
Labor Day
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2014/15 Special Events Calendar

Sept
5
Fall picnic at MCR 4:30-5:30pm More Information
11
Back to school night 5:30-6:30pm More Information
 
 
Oct
8
Trip - Stamford Nature Center (for children above 4yrs) More Information
20
School photographs More Information
 
31
Halloween Parade and Class Parties More Information
 
Nov
3-7
Informal Conferences - Times arranged with teachers More Information
26
Thanksgiving Lunch More Information
 
 
Dec
5
Holiday Show and Party at SUNY Purchase More Information
 
 
Jan
14
Penny and the Puppets More Information
 
20-30
Inter class Visits More Information
 
Feb
2-6
Formal Parent/Teacher Conferences - Times arranged with teachers More Information
13
Valentines Day Classroom Parties More Information
 
25
Critter Lady More Information
     
March
2-31
Parent Classroom Observations
 
10
Theater Trip - Paper Bag Players - Tarrytown More Information
 
17
St Patrick's Day Parties More Information
 
27
Egg Hunt More Information
     
April
22
Annie and the Wonderband visit school
     
May
13
Trip - Muscoot farm - (for children above 4yrs) More Information
 
 
June
5
Graduation Ceremony & reception More Information
8-12
Parent Teacher Conferences - Times arranged with teachers More Information
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The fall family picnic is our annual start of the year “get to know you event”. Come enjoy a picnic style dinner here at school and meet your child’s teacher and other families here in school. – 4:30 to 5:30pm
'Back to school' is your opportunity to learn about your child's classroom and familiarize yourself with the Montessori materials. Teachers will discuss how their classrooms work and how your child will spend their day. This event is for adults only. Childcare will not be available. We recommend that all parents attend this event, especially families who are new to the school.
A field trip to Stamford nature center is offered to children aged 4 years and above. Children are bused to Stamford and spend the morning exploring the nature center with their classmates. Parents send a cold packed lunch as the children will enjoy picnic lunch prior to returning to school. Children are typically back in school by 1:00pm. Children who are eligible to go on the trip but are not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional childcare charge. The trip costs $20. A permission form will be sent home approximately 1 week prior to the trip. The form must be completed and returned to the office, along with payment, prior to the trip. For safety purposes children on the trip must wear a ‘Montessori Red T-Shirt’. These shirts are available from the school office for $15.00. For more information about the nature center visit them online at http://stamfordmuseum.org/
On School picture day the Irving Simon photo company comes to capture individual, class and whole school portraits of our children. Parents have the option of purchasing a selection of prints that the photographer will provide. Children not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional charge.
On this special day we invite our families to join us for our Halloween Parade. The event starts at 10:00am with the children singing their favorite Halloween songs. Followed immediately by a costume parade in our playground. The children then return to their classrooms for trick or treating and classroom parties. Party food signup sheets will be posted in the classrooms for those who wish to contribute. Children not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional charge.
Parent teacher conferences are offered between the dates shown. A sign up sheet will be posted in your child’s classroom detailing the times at which conferences will be available.
On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving we host our own Montessori Thanksgiving feast. All the children sit down together to a traditional Turkey Dinner provided by the school. The feast is preceded by the children singing traditional Thanksgiving songs and reciting poetry. Children not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional charge. Due to space constraints this is a child only event.
Our Annual holiday show takes place on the first Friday in December at the SUNY Purchase performing arts center. All students participate in this multi-cultural celebration of the December Holidays. Children are bused to SUNY Purchase for both a Thursday dress rehearsal and the Friday show. A lunch reception follows the show. Signup sheets will be posted in the classrooms for those who wish to contribute food items. School closes at 1:00pm. A permission form will be sent home approximately 4 weeks prior to the concert. The form must be completed and returned to the office as soon as possible. Children aged under 4 years will require a car seat on the bus. This car seat will remain on the bus overnight (Thurs-Fri). Parents should make appropriate plans for safe transport of their child at that time. Car seats will be returned to you at SUNY Purchase at 9:30am on the day of the concert, please make arrangements to collect your car seat at that time.
Penny and the Puppettes is a live, interactive, musical-comedy puppet show designed for kids ages 1-8.
Parent teacher conferences are offered between the dates shown. A sign up sheet will be posted in your child’s classroom detailing the times at which conferences will be available. Your child’s mid year report card will be discussed.
"The Nature of Things" is an environmental outreach program that presents quality live animal presentations to local Westchester schools. Instructors bring a selection of animals for the children to learn about and ‘pet’. Children not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional charge.
On Valentine’s day students celebrate with classroom parties. Families will be asked to sign up to contribute food items for the parties. Children not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional charge.
"The Nature of Things" is an environmental outreach program that presents quality live animal presentations to local Westchester schools. Instructors bring a selection of animals for the children to learn about and ‘pet’. Children not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional charge.
On Valentine’s day students celebrate with classroom parties. Families will be asked to sign up to contribute food items for the parties. Children not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional charge.
On St. Patricks day students celebrate with classroom parties. Families will be asked to sign up to contribute food items for the parties. Children not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional charge.
Children aged 4 years and older will attend a children’s Theater production at either Tarrytown Music Hall or SUNY Purchase. Children will be bused to the location. Children who are eligible to go on the trip but are not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional childcare charge. The trip costs $20. A permission form will be sent home approximately 1 week prior to the trip which must be completed and returned to the office, along with payment, prior to the trip. For safety purposes children on the trip must wear a ‘Montessori Red T-Shirt’. These shirts are available from the school office for $15.00.
We welcome spring with our annual egg hunt here at Montessori Children's Room. Class by class children take turns to see if Peter Cotton tail came to visit!
Children aged 4 years and older will attend a children’s Theater production at either Tarrytown Music Hall or SUNY Purchase. Children will be bused to the location. Children who are eligible to go on the trip but are not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional childcare charge. The trip costs $20. A permission form will be sent home approximately 1 week prior to the trip which must be completed and returned to the office, along with payment, prior to the trip. For safety purposes children on the trip must wear a ‘Montessori Red T-Shirt’. These shirts are available from the school office for $15.00.
A field trip to Muscoot farm is offered to children aged 4 years and above. Children are bused to Muscoot in Katonah and spend the morning exploring the farm with their classmates. Parents send a cold packed lunch as the children will enjoy picnic lunch prior to returning to school. Children are typically back in school by 1:00pm. Children who are eligible to go on the trip but are not enrolled on this day are welcome to attend until 1:00pm at no additional childcare charge. The trip costs $20. A permission form will be sent home approximately 1 week prior to the trip which must be completed and returned to the office, along with payment, prior to the trip. For safety purposes children on the trip must wear a ‘Montessori Red T-Shirt’. These shirts are available from the school office for $15.00.
Our formal end of year Graduation event take place here at Montessori Children's Room. This cap & gown event see’s all children perform and graduate to the next stage of their academic lives. Starting at 10:00am, this event is followed by a picnic lunch. Families will be able to sign up to contribute food items for the lunch. Extended family and friends are welcome. School closes at 1:00pm.
Parent teacher conferences are offered between the dates shown. A sign up sheet will be posted in your child’s classroom detailing the times at which conferences will be available. Your child’s end of year report card will be discussed.
Eligable children visit the Kindergarten classrooms.