2011-2012 Calendar key dates

Sept 6, 9-11am: PK, LK, K classroom visits with parents
Sept 7: first day of school
Sept 9, 3:30pm: PTO popsicle party
Sept 14, evening: PTO meeting
Sept 16, morning: Handshaking ceremony, all students & staff
Sept 21, evening: Spanish Track Curriculum Night
Sept 22, evening: Chinese & Japanese Track Curriculum Night
Sept 26, evening: English curriculum night (grades 1-5)
Sept 27: Run for the Arts
Oct 14: Statewide inservice day - no school for students, SquareGator open (formerly listed as Oct 7)
Oct 17: Information night for 5th graders & middle school fair
Oct 21: Open house for prospective families
Oct 28: Fall costume parade
Nov 4: Teacher grading day, no school for students, SquareGator open
Nov 11: Parent-teacher conferences, no school for students, SquareGator open
Nov 15: after school, more parent-teacher conference slots
Nov 16, evening: PTO meeting
Nov 19: TIS auction
Nov 24, 25: Thanksgiving, school closed
Dec 2, daytime: Winter Festival, all grades & tracks
Dec 16: Read in your Pajamas Day
Dec 19-30: Winter Break
Jan 2: Teacher professional development day, no school for students, SquareGator open
Jan 11, evening: PTO meeting
Jan 16: MLK Day, school closed, snow day make-up day if needed, no SquareGator
Jan 26, evening: information night for prospective families
Jan 27, daytime: Chinese New Year Festival
Feb 3: Teacher professional development day, no school for students, SquareGator open
Feb 20: President's Day, school closed, snow day make-up day if needed, no SquareGator
Feb 23, evening: Open house for prospective families
Feb 24: Grading day, no school for students, SquareGator open
March 2: Parent-teacher conferences, no school for students, SquareGator open
March 6: after school, more parent-teacher conference slots
March 26-30: Spring Break, SquareGator open
April 20: Open house for prospective families
April 27: 5th grade PYP Exhibition
April 30 - May 4: state testing for 3rd & 4th graders
May 11: Teacher professional development day, no school for students, SquareGator open
May 14 - May 17: state testing for 5th graders
May 28: Memorial Day, school closed, no SquareGator
June 1, daytime: Latino Festival
June 14: Noon dismissal, last day of school. Kinder graduation in the morning, 5th grade graduation in the evening