Color Coding Key:

Red No school for children
Orange Field Trips or School Programs
Yellow Open House or Teatime Tuesday Tours
Green Fundraising or Family Events
Turquolse Special School Days for Children
Blue Parent Meetings or Conferences
Purple Registrations or Camps

 


FLOSSMOOR MONTESSORI SCHOOL CALENDAR 2016‐2017

This calendar gives children's schedule and some parent meetings. Other events will be announced during the School year.

August

25

28

29

30

31

22-26 M-F Staff returns Environment preparations Staff Institute Days
25 Thu Welcome Reception Mandatory Parent Meeting 6 pm Discussion on Montessori at Home: The Prepared Environment Childcare Available MUST SIGN-UP by Aug 22
28 Sun Open House 2 – 4 pm
29-2 M-F Children’s Orientation Week Schedules vary. Please see below.
29 Mon Pre-Primary Parent/Child
Visit Primary Parent/Child Visit
All Elementary Children Begin
8:30 – 11:30 am (scheduled- 20 mins.)
8:30 – 11:30 am (scheduled- 20 mins.)
8:30 – 11:30 am
30-2 T-F All Pre-Primary Children Half-Day
All Returning Primary Children Full-Day
All Elementary Children Full-Day
8:30 – 11:30 am
8:30 – 3:00 pm
8:30 – 3:00 pm

September

1

4

12

13

14

15

16

25

30

1 Thu New Primary Children Begin 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
5 Mon SCHOOL CLOSED Observation of Labor Day
6 Tue Regular Schedule for ALL Children Before and After Care Begin 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
13 Tue Teatime Tuesday 10 – 11 am: Prospective Parents Tour
12-16 M-F Extracurricular Activities Begin Schedules vary.
       
25 Sun Back-to-School Family Fundraising Event 2 – 4 pm: Walk-A-Thon @ Millennium Park
30 Fri Fall Field Trip County Line Apple Orchard

October

4

6

10

11

20

24

25

26

27

28

4 Tue Teatime Tuesday 10 – 11 am: Prospective Parents Tour
4 Tue Parent Meeting Mandatory for New Families 6 pm: Discussion on Montessori Education: The Glass Classroom Childcare Available MUST SIGN-UP by Sept 30
5 Wed Picture Day  
10 Mon NO SCHOOL Observation of Columbus Day
11 Tue NO SCHOOL Staff Institute Day
20 Thu Family Reading Night 5 – 6:30 pm: Flossmoor Montessori School
24-28 M-F School Spirit Week Children will participate in special dress attire and activities during the school day

November

4

8

10

11

20

23

24

25

2 Fri Special Guest Presentations Giving Thanks to Our Heroes @ FMS
8 Tue Teatime Tuesday 10 – 11 am: Prospective Parents Tour
10 Thu Parent-Directress Conferences
Early Dismissal
1 – 7 pm by appointment
11:30 am
11 Fri Parent-Directress Conferences
NO SCHOOL
8 am – 2 pm by appointment
20 Sun Family Fundraising Event 2 – 4 pm: Children’s Art Show and Auction @ FMS
23 Wed Early Dismissal 11:30 am
24-25 R-F SCHOOL CLOSED Thanksgiving Holiday

December

2

6

22

23

26

27

28

29

30

2 Fri Winter Camp Registration Due  
6 Tue Teatime Tuesday 10 – 11 am: Perspective Parents Tour
22 Thu Early Dismissal
Holiday Programs
11:30 am
(Program times to be announced.)
23 Fri NO SCHOOL/Winter Break Dec 23 – Jan 6
19-22 M-R No afterschool extracurricular programs  
26 Mon Winter Camp Begins 8:30 am – 4 pm

January

2

3

4

5

6

9

10

16

20

27

9 Mon NO SCHOOL Staff Institute Day
10 Tue School Reopens for all Children
Before and After Care Resume
8:30 am – 3:00 pm
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
10 Tue Teatime Tuesday 10 – 11 am: Perspective Parents Tour
16 Mon NO SCHOOL Observation of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
20 Fri Family Game Night 6 - 8 pm
27 Fri Winter Field Trip at School Traveling World of Reptiles (at FMS)

February

9

14

16

20

28

9 Thu Parent Meeting
Mandatory for New Families
7 pm: Discussion on Montessori
Characteristics: Grace & Courtesy
Childcare Available MUST SIGN-UP by Feb 5
14 Tue Teatime Tuesday 10 – 11 am: Perspective Parents Tour
16 Thu Grandparent’s Day 10 – 11 am: Extended Family & Friends observe children as they work
20 Mon NO SCHOOL Observation of President’s Day
28 Tue Elementary Black History Month Program 10 – 11 am

March

6

7

8

9

10

14

17

24

30

31

3 Fri Spring Camp Registration Due  
6 - 10 M-F School Going-Green Week Children will participate in special activities during the school day
14 Tue Teatime Tuesday 10 – 11 am: Perspective Parents Tour
16 Thu Parent-Directress Conferences
Early Dismissal
1 – 7 pm by appointment
10 – 11 am
17 Fri NO SCHOOL Staff Institute Day
24 Fri Family Reading Night 4 – 5:30 pm: Jones Center
27 Mon NO SCHOOL/Spring Break March 27 – 30
27-31 M-F Spring Camp Begins 8:30 am – 4 pm

April

9

11

14

24

25

26

27

28

9 Sun Family Fundraising Event 2 – 4 pm: Spring Fling & Beautification Fest
11 Tue Teatime Tuesday 10 – 11 am: Perspective Parents Tour
14 Fri SCHOOL CLOSED Observation of Good Friday
24-28 M-F Step-Up Week
Week of the Young Child
Matriculating children visit their new classrooms
28 Fri Spring Camp Begins Location to be determined.
28 Fri Fall Registration and Deposits Due  

May

7

8

9

12

15

16

17

18

19

21

29

7 Sun Open House 2 – 4 pm: Returning families visit new classrooms & New families tour school
8 Mon Parent-Directress Conference Requests Requests should be submitted by this date. Discuss matriculation or transfers.
9 Tue Teatime Tuesday 10 – 11 am: Perspective Parents Tour
12 Fri Summer Camp Registration Due  
15-19 M-F Community Service Week Children will participate in various activities, supporting community organizations
21 Sun End of the Year Field Day 2 – 4 pm: Family Field Day @ Millennium Park
29 Mon SCHOOL CLOSED Observation of Memorial Day

June

7

12

7 Wed Pre-Primary Picnic
Primary Commencement
Elementary Field Trip
Early Dismissal
Last Day of Classes for All Children


Program times to be announced.
Children are dismissed at the end of their respective programs.
12 Mon Summer Camp Begins 8 am – 4 pm
8-14 R-W If emergencies occur, the calendar will be extended.