LITTLE FLOWER CATHOLIC SCHOOL

2016-2017 CALENDAR

AUGUST 2016

6 – “Buddy Party”
8 – 6:30pm School Board Meeting
13 – 5:00pm Children’s Liturgy (grade 8 plans) followed by Ice Cream Social
15 – 6:30pm Kindergarten – Grade 8 “Back to School Night”
17 – First Day of School Grades PreK – 8th NOON DISMISSAL
18 – Full Day of School Grades PreK – 8th
23 – 7:00pm Grade 8 Parent “Right Start” meeting
24 – First School Mass at 8:15am (grade 8 plans)
August 31 – September 2 – Grade 8 Leadership Camp

SEPTEMBER 2016

2 – Faculty/Curriculum Meeting, BoxTop playclothes day – NOON DISMISSAL
5 – Labor Day – NO SCHOOL
6 – 8:00 – 3:00pm Grade 8 Right Start Program
9 – HR Imaging School Pictures
12 – 6:30pm School Board Meeting
14 – 8:15am Mass – Grandparent’s Day
18 – 10:30am Children’s Liturgy
20 – 7:00pm High School Night at Cardinal Ritter College Prep
26-30 – ITBS Test
28 – 8:15am Mass Celebrate St. Therese (Grade 1 plans)
TBA Parent Confirmation Meeting

OCTOBER 2016

3 – 8:15am – Living Rosary
4 – 7:00pm First Reconciliation Parent Meeting
7 – Faculty/Curriculum Meeting, BoxTop playclothes day– NOON DISMISSAL
10 – 6:30pm School Board Meeting
14 – HR Imaging School Picture Retakes
16 – 10:30am Children’s Liturgy – “Welcome” Mass for new Parishioners and School Families
18 – End of First Quarter
21 – Report cards available Online, 4:00pm and First Quarter Charity playclothes day
26 – 8:15am Saints Mass (Grade 3)
27 – Conferences 3:30 – 5:00pm and 6:00 – 8:00pm
28 – 11:00am Halloween Parties – NOON DISMISSAL
1:00 – 3:00pm Parent Teacher Conferences
31 – NO SCHOOL (Possible fundraiser day off)

TBA Scholastic Book Fair

NOVEMBER 2016

1 – NO SCHOOL (All Saint’s Day)
2 – Faculty/Curriculum Meeting and Box Top playclothes Day – NOON DISMISSAL
14 – 6:30pm School Board Meeting
12 – Grade 8 “Trivia Night” fundraiser at Immaculate Conception
20 – 10:30am Children’s Liturgy
22 – 8:15am Bilingual Mass (Tuesday not a Wednesday Mass)
23-27 – Thanksgiving Holidays – NO SCHOOL
27 – First Sunday of Advent
28 – 8:00am Classes Resume

DECEMBER 2016

2 – Faculty/Curriculum Meeting and BoxTop playclothes day – NOON DISMISSAL
6 – Feast of St. Nicholas
7 – 2:00pm and 7:00pm PreK – 4th grade Christmas Program
8 – 8:15am Mass – Immaculate Conception – Holy Day of Obligation (note: no Mass on Wednesday December 7)
11 – 10:30am Children’s Liturgy
12 – 6:30pm School Board Meeting
16 – Second Quarter Charity playclothes Day
20 – Kindergarten – Grade 8 Christmas Caroling at Richmond Terrace
21 – NOON Christmas Break begins
December 21(NOON) – January 2 Christmas Break

TBA Spelling Bee
Breakfast with Santa
Santa’s Workshop
Grades 5 – 8 Ice Skating at Steinberg

JANUARY 2017

3 – Classes Resume
5 – Second Quarter Ends
6 – 8:15am Geography Bee, Faculty/Curriculum Meeting, Boxtop playclothes day – NOON DISMISSAL
8 – 11:30 – 1:30pm Open House for perspective families
9 – 6:30pm School Board Meeting
13 – Report cards available Online at 4:00pm
16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day – NO SCHOOL
29 – 10:30am Children’s Liturgy
Catholic Schools’ Week begins (Sunday, January 29 – Saturday, February 4)
11:30 -1:30pm Pre-K – 8 Open House
TBA Cotillion (Grade 8)
HR Imaging Candid Photos

FEBRUARY 2017

3 – Faculty/Curriculum Meeting and Boxtop Playclothes day – NOON DISMISSAL
4 – 4:00pm First Reconciliation
7 – 7:00pm First Communion Parent Meeting
13 – 6:30pm School Board Meeting
14 – 2:00 – 2:45pm Valentine Day parties
20 – President’s Day – NO SCHOOL
26 – 10:30am Children’s Liturgy
TBA Confirmation Retreat

MARCH 2017

1 – 8:15am Mass – Ash Wednesday
3 – Faculty/Curriculum Meeting, Box Top playclothes Day, Stations (11:30am) – NOON DISMISSAL
9 – End of Third Quarter
10 – Third Quarter Charity playclothes Day
10 – Stations of the Cross
12 – 10:30am Children’s Liturgy
13 – 6:30 pm School Board Meeting
15 – 8:15am Mass Father/Grandfather’s Mass
15 – Report Cards open Online at 4:00pm
March 16 – 19 NO SCHOOL (Mini Spring Break)
24 – Stations of the Cross
29 – First Communion Activity Day
31 – Stations of the Cross

APRIL 2017

7 – Faculty/Curriculum Meeting – NOON DISMISSAL
7- BoxTop playclothes day
11 – Living Stations of the Cross (grade 7)
10 – 6:30pm School Board Meeting
April 13 – 23 Easter break
April 18 – 20 NCEA Convention in St. Louis (Faculty attends for 3 days)
24 – 8:00am Classes Resume
29 – Parish Picnic
TBA Confirmation

MAY 2017

3 – 1:00pm and 7:00pm Grades 5 – 8 Spring Musical
5 – Faculty/Curriculum Meeting NOON DISMISSAL
5 – Box Top playclothes Day
6 – 5:00pm First Communion
8 – 6:30pm School Board Meeting
12 2:15 pm. May Crowning & Rosary (Grade 2&8 lead)
14 – 10:30am Children’s Liturgy
18 – 9:00 – Noon Field Day (NOON DISMISSAL)
9:30 – 11: 30 PreK 3 & 4 Picnic at Oak Knoll Park
19 – Fourth Quarter Charity playclothes Day
8th Grade – Noon Dismissal 8th Graduation at 7:00pm
23 – Kindergarten Last Day – 6:30pm Kindergarten Graduation
PreK 3 & 4 last day (3:00pm dismissal)
24 – 9:30am Mass (Grades 1-7)
10:30am Talent Show
Last Day of School – NOON DISMISSAL
TBA Grade 8 Mystery Day

JUNE 2017

2 – Final Report Cards open Online to Parents
Note: Boxtop Playclothes days are scheduled for the First Friday of the month
Quarterly Giving playclothes days are also scheduled
Mass is scheduled every Wednesday at 8:15am unless noted differently
October 31 will be the Fundraiser Day Off otherwise it is a full day of school