2015 - 2016 Mater Amoris School Calendar


September Day Activity
September 2 Wednesday First day of school for NEW JUNIOR children (new to the school and moving from primary to lower elementary or lower to upper elementary), new lower elementary 8:30 - 11, new upper elementary 8:30-3:30
NO AM & PM CARE
September 2-4 Wednesday - Friday

First days of school for NEW PRIMARY children, 9:00 - 11:00

NO AM & PM CARE

September 3 Thursday

First day of school for entire lower and upper elementary classes, 8:30 - 3:30

NO AM & PM CARE

September 7 Monday NO CLASSES - Labor Day holiday
September 8 Tuesday First day of school for returning PRIMARY children. Regular schedule begins for ALL children with dismissals at 11:30 - 3:30. AM & PM CARE begins.
September 9 Wednesday Elementary Back to School Night (parents only), 7 - 8:30 p.m.
September 20 Sunday Fall Picnic, 2 - 5 (Rain date: September 27)
September 22 Tuesday Picture Day

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October Day Activity
October 7 Wednesday Open House for prospective parents - 9:30-11 am
October 9 Friday Workshop for Teachers - NO CLASSES
October 12 Monday Columbus Day Holiday - NO CLASSES
October 13-15 Tuesday - Thursday Parent Conferences - 11:30-11:45 dismissal for ALL children
October 16 Friday Parent Social - 7 p.m.
Oct 19-23 Monday - Friday Mater Amoris Used Book Sale
Oct 19 Monday Kennedy Center performance at the US Botanic Garden for all Upper and Lower Elementary students
Oct 21 Wednesday

Primary PJ Party and Elementary Bookmark/Bookplate Party

Read-a-thon begins

October 30 Friday Halloween Parade for all children, 11:15 (weather permitting)

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November Day Activity
November 4 Wednesday Open House for prospective parents, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
November 9 Monday Picture retake day
November 9 Monday Thanksgiving Food Drive
November 25-27 Wednesday - Friday Thanksgiving Holiday - NO CLASSES

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December Day Activity
December 1 Tuesday AMI Elementary Consultation
December 2 Wednesday Open House for prospective parents - 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
December 3 Thursday AMI Primary Consultation
December 3 Thursday Rehearsal for Holiday Program - 5-7 p.m. - Briggs Chaney Middle School
December 4 Friday Annual Bake Sale and Holiday Program - 6 p.m.
December 11 Friday Opera field trip - Mrs. Perez and graduating class
December 21 Monday Holidays begin - NO CLASSES

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January Day Activity
January 4 Monday Classes resume
January 6 Wednesday Open House for prospective parents - 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - NO CLASSES
January 27 Wednesday Kennedy Center field trip for Upper and Lower Elementary students

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February Day Activity
February 1-4 Monday - Thursday Science Fair
February 3 Wednesday Open House for prospective parents - 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
February 4 Thursday Science Fair Parent Night - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
February 8 Monday Opera field trip - Mrs. Perez and graduating class
February 11 Thursday Kennedy Center field trip for Upper and Lower Elementary students
February 15-17 Monday-Wednesday Presidents' Day and Mid-Winter Break  NO CLASSES
February 18 Thursday Classes resume

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March Day Activity
March 2 Wednesday Open House for prospective parents - 9:30-11 a.m.
March 3 Thursday Vision and Hearing Screening
March 16 Wednesday Rehearsal for spring musical - Olney Theatre (afternoon)
March 17 Thursday Dress rehearsal for spring musical - Olney Theatre (afternoon)
March 18 Friday Performance of "Oliver" - 7 p.m. - Olney Theatre
March 20 Sunday Easter Egg and Scavenger Hunt
March 22 Tuesday Fathers' Night - Mrs. Perez - 7-8:30 p.m.
March 25 Friday Dismissal for ALL children at 1:00 p.m.
March 28 Monday Spring Holiday begins - NO CLASSES

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April Day Activity
April 4 Monday Classes resume
April 6 Wednesday Open House for prospective parents - 9:30-11 a.m.
April 6 Wednesday Fathers' Night - Primary Classes (4, 5 and 6 year olds) - 7 - 8 p.m.
April 9 Saturday Silent Auction Event - Sandy Spring Museum
April 13 Wednesday Mothers' Night - Lower Elementary - 7 - 8 p.m.
April 19 Tuesday Mothers' Night - Upper Elementary - 7 - 8 p.m.
April 20 Wednesday Mothers' Night - Primary Classes (4, 5 and 6 year olds) - 7 - 8 p.m.
April 21 Thursday Kennedy Center field trip for all Elementary students
April 25 Monday Fathers' Night - Lower Elementary - 7 - 8 p.m.

 

May Day Activity
May 4 Wednesday Open House for prospective parents - 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
May 6 Friday Grandparents' Day, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
May 9-12 Monday-Thursday Echo Hillo Outdoor School
May 14 Saturday Spring Fair
May 26 Thursday Ocelots leave for Cal Cup
May 30 Monday Memorial Day Holiday - NO CLASSES
May 31 Tuesday Hike 4 Hockey XI

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June Day Activity
June 1 Wednesday Hike 4 Hockey XI
June 1 Wednesday Open House for prospective families - 9:30 - 11 a.m.
June 2 Thursday Ocelots return from Cal Cup
June 6 Monday Pizza lunch and field day - 12 noon till dismissal
June 7 Tuesday Graduation - 7 p.m.  Ashton United Methodist Church
June 8 Wednesday Last day of school - dismissal at 11:30 for ALL children.
NO PM CARE. End of the year picnic.
June 15 Friday Last day of work for teachers

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