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JOHN CALVIN SCHOOL CALENDAR 2019-2020

AUGUST

  • July 31, August 1, 7, 8                                                School Cleaning
  • August 4                                                                       JvB birthday
  • August 5                                                                       JVE birthday
  • August 18                                                                     News and Views
  • August 19                                                                     Board
  • August 19 – 30                                                          Prep weeks
  • August 23                                                                     OPA
  • August 26                                                                     NE birthday
  • August 27                                                                     GH birthday
  • August 28                                                                     Open House
  • August 30                                                                     Blood Donor Clinic

SEPTEMBER                                                                 20 Instructional Days

  • September 2                                                               Labour Day*
  • September 3             First Day of School & Opening Assembly (a.m.)
  • September 5                                          Grade 7 St. Catherines Library Trip
  • September 6                                                           Grades 4 & 5 Spelling Bee
  • September 9                                                               Education Committee
  • September 11                                                             Staff Meeting
  • September 16                                                             Board
  • September 17                                                             Picture Day
  • September 18                                                             Fire Drill #1 (9:00 a.m.)
  • September 23, 24, 25 National Principals’ Conference (Sumas, WA)
  • September 23-October 11                       Community Care Fall Food Drive
  • September 23                                                             Beacon Home
  • September 25                                                     Anchor Home:  Grade 3A
  • September 25                                                Curriculum Meeting (Music)
  • September 26                                                          Kilean Lodge:  Grade 7A
  • September 27                                                       Shalom Manor:  Grade 4B
  • September 28       Soccer tournament- JCS hosts at Leisureplex and JCS
  • September 29                                                             RG birthday

OCTOBER                                                                     20 Instructional Days

  • October 7                                                                     Education Committee
  • October 9                                                                     Staff Meeting
  • October 11                                                     Thanksgiving Assembly (p.m.)
  • October 11                                                     Grades 7&8 Cross Country Run
  • October 14                                                                   Thanksgiving*
  • October 15                                                                  News and Views
  • October  15-18                                                     Fall Theme:  Apple Week
  • October 17                                                                   KO birthday
  • October 19                                                                   RT birthday
  • October 18              Community Appreciation Pig Roast (two-thirds day)
  • October 18 Feeder School Principals’ meeting
  • October 20                                                                   News and Views
  • October 15 – November 8                              Board/Ed com teacher visits
  • October 21                                                                  Board
  • October 23                                                    Curriculum Meeting #2 (Music)
  • October 23                                                              Anchor Home:  Grade 7A
  • October 24,25                                    Teachers’ Convention hosted by TCS*
  • October 28                                                               Beacon Home:  Grade 6B
  • October 31                                                       Reformation Day Assembly

NOVEMBER                                                                 20 Instructional Days

  • November 1                                                      CCRTC Class of 2019 Reunion
  • November 4                                                                Education Committee
  • November 4 Mid-semester progress reports due in the office
  • November 6                                                                MJ birthday
  • November 6 Staff Meeting #3
  • November 6 Picture retake day
  • November 7          Student and School Community Safety Plan:  Drill #1
  • November 8                                                           Progress reports go home
  • November 8 OPA
  • November 11                Remembrance Day (Cenotaph visit by Grade 5-8)
  • November 11 Remembrance Day assembly- Grades K-4: Assembly
  • November 12, 14                      Parent-Teacher conferences (all parents)
  • November 16                                                              KV birthday
  • November 16 Winterfest
  • November 18                                                              Board
  • November 18 Grade 7-  Hep B #1
  • November 20                                                              Curriculum Meeting #3
  • November 21                                                Feeder School workshop:  TBD
  • November 22                                                         Post-Convention PD Day*
  • November 25                                                          Beacon Home:  Grade 1A
  • November 27                                                         Anchor Home:  Grade KA
  • November 27                                                         Fall Membership Meeting
  • November 28                                                          Kilean Lodge:  Grade 5A
  • November 29                                                         Shalom Manor:  Grade 1B
  • November 29                                                         Volleyball Tournament

DECEMBER                                                                  15 Instructional Days

  • December 2                                                                 NVL birthday
  • December 2 Education Committee
  • December 4                                                                Staff Meeting #4
  • December 6                                                                 JeB birthday
  • December 6 Para-educator (EAs and TAs) Conference
  • December 15                                                              News and Views
  • December 16                                                              Board meeting
  • December 17                                                              Concert rehearsal
  • December 18                                                              TB birthday
  • December 18 Christmas concert- matinee performance
  • December 19                              Christmas concert- evening performance
  • December 23-January 3 inclusive                           Christmas Break*

JANUARY                                                                     18 Instructional Days

  • January 3                                                                     TW birthday
  • January 6                          First day back, 2020; Assembly (a.m.)
  • January 6 Education committee
  • January 8                                                                     Staff Meeting #5
  • January 10                                                                   OPA
  • January 20                                                                   Board
  • January 20,21,22                                         Marks due and marks meetings
  • January 23                                     HR personnel interviews 
  • January 27,28,29                                                        Report Cards due
  • January 27,28                                                               Local PD Day
  • January 31                                                                   End of semester one

FEBRUARY                                                                   18 Instructional Days

  • February 2                                                                   PVZ birthday
  • February 3                                              Guido Parent Information evening
  • February 3 Education committee
  • February 4,6                               Parent-Teacher Conferences (all parents)
  • February 10                                                                 Grade 8 Day at Guido
  • February 12                                                                 Staff Meeting #6
  • February 13                                           Heritage/Flag Day; Assembly (p.m.)
  • February 14                                                                 PD:  CARE Day*
  • February 16                                                                 News and Views
  • February 17                                                                 Family Day*
  • February 18-21                                                           Book Week
  • February 18                                                                 Board
  • February 24                                                             Beacon Home:  Grade 7B
  • February 26                                                            Anchor Home:  Grade 4A
  • February 26     Curriculum Meeting #5 (Physical Education and Health)
  • February 27                                                              Kilean Lodge:  Grade 5B
  • February 27                                                                 AL birthday
  • February 28                                                          Shalom Manor:  Grade KB
  • February 28                                                                 MB birthday

MARCH                                                                        16 Instructional Days                                               

March 2                                                                        Education Committee                                              

March 11                                                                     Staff Meeting #7

March 13-20 inclusive                                               March Break*

March 23                                                                     Board  

March 23 – April 9                                                      Community Care Spring Food Drive

March 25                                                                     Curriculum Meeting #6 (Physical Education and Health)

March 27                                                                     Guido Feeder School Principals’ meeting

Kindergarten PD Day (tentative)

Basketball tournament (Guido hosts); tentative

March 31                                                                      YH birthday

APRIL                                                                            20 Instructional Days

April                                                                              Chess Tournament

April 3                                                                           Pancake Day (Ladies’ Auxiliary); if no Winter Frolic

April 6                                                                           Education Committee

                                                                                      News and Views materials due:  Grades 1 & 6

April 1-24                                                                     Board/ed com teacher visits

April 8                                                                           Staff Meeting #8

April 9                                                                           Easter Assembly (p.m.):  AB

April 10                                                                         Good Friday*

April 12                                                                         News and Views distribution

April 13                                                                         Easter Monday*

April 15                                                                         JJ birthday

April 17                                                                         MP birthday

OPA

April 22                                                                         Administrative Assistants’ Day

                                                                                      Curriculum meeting #7 (Physical Education and Health)

April 23                                                                         Kilean Lodge:  Grade 3B

April 23                                                                         Student and School Community Safety Plan:  Drill #2

April 24                                                                         CVA birthday

Mid-semester progress reports go home (as necessary)

April 27                                                                         Beacon Home:  Grade 2A

April 29                                                                         Anchor Home:  Grade 2B

April 29                                                                         Spring Membership meeting

MAY                                                                              20 Instructional Days                                                              

May 4                                                                           Education committee

May 6                                                                           Staff meeting #9

May 8                                                                           Open House (a.m.)

Community Fundraising Event (p.m.)

Guido PA Day (reverse bus routes)

May 10                                                                         SB birthday

May 13                                                                         Gauss Math Contest

May 18                                                                         Victoria Day*

May 19                                                                         Board

May 20                                                                         Curriculum meeting #8 (Physical Education and Health)

                                                                                      Grade 7- Hep B #2

May 21                                                                         Ascension Day

May 23                                                                         Baseball Tournament (to be confirmed)

May 27                                                                         Kindergarten Day

May 29                                                                         Ascension/Pentecost assembly (a.m.):  A minister

May 31                                                                         Pentecost

JUNE                                                                             15 Instructional Days

June 1                                                                           Education Committee

June 3                                                                           Staff Meeting #10

June 4                                                                           DA birthday

June 5                                                                           Regional Track Meet (to be confirmed)

June 8                                                                           News and Views materials due:  Kindergarten

June 11,12                                                                   Grade 7 year end trip:  Fort George and Niagara Falls

June 12                                                                         Local Field Day

                                                                                      Guido Exam Prep Day (reverse bus routes)

June 14                                                                         News and Views distribution       

June 15, 16, 17                                                            Report cards due

June 15                                                                         DF birthday

June 15                                                                         Board                               

June 15-19                                                                   Grade 8 Ottawa Trip

June 16                                                                        Grades K-6 year-end trips:  Niagara Safari & Bingemans

June 19                                                                         Year End Assembly (a.m.):  GH or AB

End of Semester 2 (19 weeks)

Last Day of School; Report Cards

June 20                                                                         SS birthday                                    

June 22                                                                         Graduation

June 22-24                                                                   Wrap-up activities

June 23                                                                         Guido commencement

July 1                                                                            Canada Day

July 16                                                                          BVR birthday

July 27                                                                          AF birthday

*no school for students

  • 182 school days; 6 PD days; 3 administration days

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