School Calendar

Mountainside Montessori School Calendar (2016-2017)

AUGUST

  • August 21 Back-to-School Party at Mountainside
  • August 22-26 Guide & Staff Work Week
  • August 23 Parent Orientation Night (all families) [1]
  • August 29 First Day of School (Adolescent, Elementary, Returning Primary, and First Wave of Toddlers)

SEPTEMBER

  • September 5 Labor Day – No school
  • September 6 First Day of School (Second Wave of Primary – 5 year olds and Transitioning Toddlers and Second Wave of Toddlers (8:30-10:00 AM))
  • September 7 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • September 7 Adolescent 4H Meeting
  • September 8 First Day of School (Third Wave of Primary – 3 and 4 year olds)
  • September 9 Family Gardening & Groundskeeping Day [3]
  • September 12 Full Toddler Day for All Waves
  • September 14-16 Adolescent Odyssey Trip
  • September 20 Picture Day (individual student photos) – rain date is 09/27
  • September 21 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • September 28 Adolescent Community Work [4]

OCTOBER

  • October 3 Cox Farms
  • October 5 Adolescent Overnight
  • October 5 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • October 10 Columbus Day – No school
  • October 12 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • October 12 Adolescent 4H Meeting
  • October 13 Parent Education Night [1] [2]
  • October 14 Family Gardening & Groundskeeping Day [3]
  • October 19 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • October 26 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • TBD Horse Trial Schooling Show Fundraiser

NOVEMBER

  • November 2 Adolescent Overnight
  • November 2 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • November 4 Parent-Child Night [1] [2]
  • November 9 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • November 9 Adolescent 4H Meeting
  • November 11 & 14 Parent-Guide Conferences – No school
  • November 16 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • November 18 Family Gardening & Groundskeeping Day [3]
  • November 22 Thanksgiving Lunch
  • November 23-25 Thanksgiving Break
  • November 30 Adolescent Community Work

DECEMBER

  • December 7 Adolescent Overnight
  • December 7 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • December 9 Family Gardening & Groundskeeping Day [3]
  • December 14 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • December 14 Adolescent 4H Meeting
  • December 16 Winter Performance & Potluck
  • December 19-January 2 Winter Break

JANUARY

  • January 3 School Resumes
  • January 4 Adolescent Overnight
  • January 4 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • January 6, 13, 20, 27 Ski Fridays
  • January 11 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • January 11 Adolescent 4H Meeting
  • January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No school
  • January 18 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • January 25 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • January 28 Open House

FEBRUARY

  • February 1 Adolescent Overnight
  • February 1 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • February 3, 10 Ski Fridays
  • February 8 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • February 8 Adolescent 4H Meeting
  • February 13 Parent Education Night [1] [2]
  • February 15 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • February 20 Presidents’ Day – No school
  • February 22 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • February 25 Open House

MARCH

  • March 1 Adolescent Overnight
  • March 1 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • March 1 Adolescent 4H Meeting
  • March 3 & 6 Parent-Guide Conferences – No school
  • March 8-11 2017 Montessori Model United Nations NYC Conference – TENTATIVE
  • March 10 Family Gardening & Groundskeeping Day [3]
  • March 15 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • March 17 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
  • March 22 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • March 29 Adolescent Community Work [4]

APRIL

  • April 5 Adolescent Overnight
  • April 5 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • April 5 Adolescent 4H Meeting
  • April 10-14 Spring Break
  • April 17 School Resumes
  • April 19 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • April 21 Family Gardening & Groundskeeping Day [3]
  • April 26 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • TBD Drama Production – TENTATIVE

MAY

  • May 1-5 Guide Appreciation Week
  • May 3 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • May 4 Group Picture Day (class photos) – rain date is 05/11 (Please wear your green Mountainside shirt.)
  • May 5 Ice Cream Social
  • May 6,7,8 Adolescent 4H Show & Sale
  • May 10 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • May 10 Adolescent 4H Meeting
  • May 12 Family Gardening & Groundskeeping Day [3]
  • May 12 Parent-Child Night [1]
  • May 15-19 Adolescent End-of-Year Trip
  • May 21 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser
  • May 22 Adolescent Overnight
  • May 22 6th Year Overnight w/Adolescents
  • May 23 6th Year Transition Ceremony
  • May 24 Adolescent Community Work [4]
  • May 25 Primary Transition Lunch
  • May 26 Last Day of School
    • 9th Grade Graduation, Video, Potluck, and Soccer & Field Day (Weather Permitting)

NOTES

[1] All nighttime events will begin at 6:00 PM and run for approximately two hours.

[2] In the event of a school closure due to inclement weather, this event will take place one week later. For November 4th’s event, it will be two weeks later.

[3] On Family Gardening and Groundskeeping Days, Extended Care will be provided free of charge and work will begin at 2:00 PM.

[4] Adolescent Community Work will begin after school and run until 5:30 PM every Wednesday.