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School Calendar 2020-2021

Mon., Jun. 15 and Tues., Jun. 16
Staff Orientation
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. All staff MUST attend both days!!!

Wed., Jun. 17
Classroom set-up for staff: 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. or until all classrooms complete.

Mon.-Fri., August 3rd-7th
Please call between Aug. 3rd-Aug. 7th to set up your classroom visits. Classroom visits will be on Wed., August 12th from 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. only.
This special visit allows your children to meet their teacher in their classroom. This is part of our gradual entry program. Teachers will meet with your child for 10 minutes to help ease the transition from home to school. Please call your child’s teacher between Aug. 3rd-7th to set this up. Your child’s teacher’s phone number is listed on the class assignment sheet. Your teacher will get back to you within 48 hours of you leaving a message. This applies to all of the classrooms.

Canceled
Work Day for all Preschool families 8:00 a.m. sharp!
This is the day we’ve set aside for parents to help the teachers set up their rooms. It is a great way for you to meet your child’s teacher and other parents. It is not necessary for you to stay the entire time. We ask that you come for at least 2 hours, preferably as close to 8:00 a.m. as possible. If you are unable to attend this Work Day, you are welcome to come to the October 31st Outside Work Day. We’ll have plenty for everyone to do! Every Preschool family is required to attend a minimum of one Work Day per year as stated in the Policies and Procedures. Sorry, no childcare available. CPR class starting at 11:00 a.m. sharp for all staff needing it.

Wed., Aug. 12
Classroom visits: 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. only.
This special visit allows your children to meet their teacher in their classroom. This is part of our gradual entry program. Teachers will meet with your child for 10 minutes to help ease the transition from home to school. Please call your child’s teacher between Aug. 3rd-7th to set this up. Your child’s teacher’s phone number is listed on the class assignment sheet. Your teacher will get back to you within 48 hours of you leaving a message. This applies to all of the classrooms. Please remember that the teachers are on a tight schedule and this time period will be set aside for your child.

Mon., Aug. 17
First day of school! K/1, Room 5, and Room 7 begin at 8:45 a.m. All other classes begin at 9:00 a.m.
Children who have siblings in K/1, Room 5, or Room 7 may go to their classes after their older siblings have been dropped off. All classes end at 1:00 p.m. No AM Care. No K/1, Extended Care, or Enrichment after 1:00 p.m. from August 17th-September 4th. Tuition will be prorated through August 31st at $25/day. All parents will need to pay for these days as part of the school year.

Thurs., Aug. 27 at 7:00 p.m.
*****ORIENTATION NIGHT FOR ALL PARENTS***** All participating parents are required to attend. Parents only please.
You will be given valuable information about the Preschool and participating in classes and your children will be talked about (in a good way)!!! Sign-ups for Participation Days will be done in the classrooms after Pam’s presentation. Please come to Orientation Night at 6:30 p.m. if you would like to sign-up for AM Care, Extended Care, Kidtastics, Dance, Yoga, and/or Karate. Sorry, no childcare available. See you there!

Mon., Sept. 7
Labor Day – No School

Tues.-Fri., Sept. 8-11
AM Care begins 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
K/1, Extended Care, and Enrichment begin 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Canceled
Grandparents Day
– Welcome all grandparents and special people! Please join us for Grandparents Day. 8:45 a.m.-9:15 a.m. for Rooms 7, 6, 5, and K/1. 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. for Rooms 3, 2, 0, and 1.

Mon., Oct. 12
Columbus Day – No School

Wed., Thurs., Fri., Oct 21, 22, 23
Fall Conferences – Beginning at 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. No school Friday, Oct. 23rd for conferences.
Parents and teachers will have a chance to talk about “our” wonderful children and their growth and development. Childcare for conferences provided. No K/1, Extended Care, or Enrichment after 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday or Thursday. You must pick up your children at 1:00 p.m. No school on Friday. Conference Care Only. Thanks!

TBD Fri., Oct. 30
Halloween Parade – 9:15 a.m.
Children wear or bring their costumes to school. Parents/relatives are invited to come and watch!! Kodak moments abound!!! Please plan to stay and help change your child out of her/his costume after the class picture. If your child does not attend this day, please feel free to join us for the parade.

Canceled
Outside Work Day – 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Please plan to be here as close to 8:00 a.m. as possible and we will be done by 10:00 a.m. Now that it is cooler, we can spruce up the playgrounds and facility. Please bring gloves, wheelbarrows, shovels, tools, etc. Wear gloves and very old clothes! If any parent would be willing to coordinate this event for a tuition credit, we’d be eternally grateful!!!!

TBD
Vehicle/Transportation/Community Helpers week- Help us schedule
as many different types of vehicles as we can for the children to experience! Please let Pam or the office staff know if you have any leads for vehicles and/or community helpers to come and visit us! We really depend on you for contacts!

Wed., Nov. 11
Veterans Day (Observed) – No School

TBD Wed., Nov. 25
Re-evaluating: Thanksgiving Feast
“Stone Soup” – Everyone invited! 12:00 p.m. dismissal for all classrooms, so that everyone can join us! Come share with us! If this is not your child’s regular day, please feel free to join us for the Feast.

Thurs.-Sun., Nov. 26-29
THANKSGIVING BREAK
– No School. See you on Monday, November 30th.

Thurs., Dec. 17
Last day of school before winter break. No K/1, Extended, or Enrichment after 1:00 p.m.
School ends at 1:00 p.m. for all classes. Happy New Year!

Fri., Dec. 18-Sun., Jan. 3
WINTER BREAK
– No School. See you on Monday, January 4, 2021.

Mon., Jan. 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No School

TBD Fri., Jan. 22
Dads and Donuts – Everyone welcome! All rooms on Jan 22nd from 8:15 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Please arrange now for a babysitter for all siblings. If this is not your child’s regular day, please feel free to join us for Dads and Donuts.

Mon., Feb. 15
Presidents’ Day – No School

Tues., Feb. 16 and Wed., Feb. 17
Pony pictures – 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. If this is not your child’s normal day to come to school, please plan on bringing your child for a picture.

Mon.-Fri., Feb. 22-26
Spring Conferences (Same as Fall Conferences) – Beginning at 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. No school Friday, Feb. 26 for conferences.
Parents and teachers will have a chance to talk about “our” wonderful children and their growth and development. Childcare for conferences provided. No K/1, Extended Care, or Enrichment after 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday or Thursday. You must pick up your children at 1:00 p.m. No school on Friday. Conference Care Only. Thanks!

Wed., Mar. 3
Registration for returning families begins at 9:00 a.m.
– Please register on this date to receive the days you want. You may pick up your packet beginning the week of February 16th. For registration, please have the packet filled out completely and bring a current copy of your child’s vaccination record from your doctor’s office.

Thurs., Mar. 4
Registration for new families 9:00 a.m.
– Please be on time in order to receive the days you want. You may pick up your packet beginning the week of February 16th. For registration, please have the packet filled out completely and bring a current copy of your child’s vaccination record from your doctor’s office.

TBD Wed., Mar. 10
Fairytale Ball for Rooms 5, K/1. 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

TBD Thurs., Mar. 11
Fairytale Ball for Rooms 6, 7. 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Mon.-Fri., Mar. 15-19
Spring Break – No School. See you on Monday, March 22nd.

TBD Thurs., Apr. 1
Singing Cowboy 10:00 a.m. – everyone welcome. If this is not your child’s regular day to attend, please plan to stay with your child.

TBD Fri., Apr. 2
Rodeo Day – School ends at 12:00 p.m. for all classes.
No K/1, Extended, or Enrichment after 12:00 p.m. Bring a blanket, sack lunches, and drinks. Join us for rodeo activities. If this is not your child’s regular day to attend, please join us at noon for the picnic! Yee-Haw!

TBD Tues., Apr. 6
Moms and Muffins – for Rooms 0, 1, and 2 at 9:00 a.m. Everyone welcome! Please arrange now for a babysitter for all siblings. If this is not your child’s regular day to attend, please feel free to join us for Moms and Muffins.

Fri., Apr. 16
Teacher In-Service Day – No School. All staff must attend 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

TBD Mon.-Fri., Apr. 26-30
Mother’s Day Teas
– Everyone welcome! Please arrange now for a babysitter for all siblings. Room 5–April 26th at 1:15; Room 7–April 27th at 1:15; K/1–April 28th at 1:15; Room 3–April 29th at 12:15; Room 6–April 30th at 12:15. If this is not your child’s regular day, please feel free to join us for the tea.

TBD Tues., May 25
Graduation
Room 5–9:00 a.m.; Room 7–9:45 a.m; K/1–10:30 a.m.

Tues., May 25
Last Day of School.
Have a great summer! No K/1, Extended, or Enrichment after 1:00 p.m. School ends at 1:00 p.m. for all classes.

Wed., May 26
Teacher clean-up day.

Mon., June 7
Summer School begins

contact information

For more information or to set up a tour, please email us.

Pam Watts (Director)

Office: (602) 944-9886
Mobile: (602) 576-0155
Email: Pam

Brianna Smith (Assistant Director)

Email: Brianna

Address: 7321 N. 10th St., Phoenix, AZ 85020