School Calendar 2017-2018


Monday, August 7

New Family Orientation 6:00PM

Wednesday, August 9

Registration Day 9AM-12PM, 5-7PM

Saturday, August 19

Back to School Mass 5PM and Unpack Book bag Night with Cookout 6PM-7PM

Monday, August 21

Teacher Institute

Tuesday, August 22

Teacher Institute

Wednesday, August 23

First Student Day – 11:30AM Dismissal

Wed., August 23- Fri., August 25

11:30AM Dismissal- Heat Schedule

Week of August 28-September 1

Regular Dismissal 3:25PM – Hot Lunch Begins

August 28-August 29

Preschool Open House

Monday, September 4

Labor Day – No School

Tuesday, September 5

First Day of Preschool

Weeks of September 11-18

Iowa Test of Basic Skills- Grades 3,5,7

Thursday, September TBA

Confirmation 7:00PM

Sunday, September 24

Fall Extra-Curricular Recognition Mass 11:00AM

Monday, October 2

Living Rosary

Wednesday, October 4 Blessing of Pets 3:00PM

Friday, October 6

No School-Diocesan Teacher In-service

Monday, October 9

No School-Columbus Day

Tuesday, October 10

No School- Diocesan Teacher In-service

Monday, October 16

World Food Day Celebration

Wednesday, October 18 Fall Picture Day

Thurs., Oct. 19 & Fri., Oct. 20

Preschool Grandparent's Day

Friday, October 20

End of 1st Quarter

Friday, October 27

Trunk or Treat

Tuesday, October 31 Halloween Parties and Parade 2:00PM

Monday, November 20

Regular School Day w/Parent Conferences for Evening Sessions 5PM-8PM

Preschool Thanksgiving Feast

Tuesday, November 21

No School- Parent-Teacher Conferences 12:00PM-3:30PM & 5:00PM-8:00PM

Preschool Thanksgiving Feast & Dismissal 11:00AM

Wednesday, November 22

No School 

Thursday, November 23

Thanksgiving Day-No School

Friday, November 24

No School

Saturday, December 2

Breakfast w/ St. Nicholas & Vendor Fair

Friday, December 8

5th Grade Brown Scapular

Thursday, December 14

Preschool Christmas Program – 10AM (3); 5:45PM (4/5)

Friday, December 15 Parents Club Movie Night

Monday, December 18

Christmas Program-6:00PM

Tuesday, December 19 Christmas Program-9:00AM; Dismissal for Christmas Break- 11:30AM
Thursday, January 4 Classes resume @ 8:40AM
Sunday, January 7 Winter Extra-Curricular Recognition Mass 11:00AM

Weeks of January 8-19

ACRE Assessment – Gr. 5 & 8

Friday, January 12

End of 2nd Quarter

Monday, January 15

No School – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Friday, January 19 Preschool No School-Parent Conferences
Saturday, January 20 Parents Club Family Night/Open Gym

Tuesday, January 23

Preschool/Kindergarten Informational Night 6:00PM

Saturday, January 27

Catholic Schools Week Mass 5:00PM & Taste of Pekin 6:00PM-9:00PM

Week of January 27-February 2

Catholic Schools Week

Tuesday, February 13 Valentine's Day Parties 2:30PM

Friday, February 16

Early Dismissal 12:30PM- Teacher In-service

Monday, February 19

No School – President's Day

Saturday, March 3

First Reconciliation – 10AM

Monday, March 5 No School-Diocesan Institute

Thursday, March 8

Spring Pictures

Saturday, March 10 Parents Club Family Night/Open Gym
Tuesday, March 13 Declamation 4:00PM

Friday, March 16

Early Dismissal 12:30PM- School Improvement End of 3rd Quarter

Monday, March 19

K-3 Showcase 6:00PM

Thursday, March 22

Second Grade Seder Meal

Thurs., Mar. 29-Fri., April 6

No School – Easter Vacation

Monday, April 9

School Resumes @ 8:40AM

Saturday, April 21

Krispy Kreme Pickup w/ Recycling Paper Shredding

Sunday, April 22

Spring Extra-Curricular Recognition Mass-11:00AM

Thursday, April 26 4-8 Musical 7:00PM
Friday April 27

4-8 Musical 10:00AM

Early Dismissal 12:30PM-School Improvement

Tuesday, May 1 Extra-Curricular Recognition Night-6:00PM

Friday, May 4

8th Grade May Crowning

Saturday, May 5

Gather Together Day 8:00AM

Sunday, May 6

1st Communion-1:00PM

Friday, May 11

2nd Grade-1st Communion Mass; Early Dismissal-11:00AM; Spring Festival Carnival & Family Dinner

Saturday, May 12

Spring Festival Events & Gala Dinner

Tuesday, May 15

8th Grade Class Trip; Preschool Graduation -6:00PM

Wednesday, May 16

8th Grade Lunch; Preschool Picnic

Thursday, May 17

8th Grade Retreat; 8th Grade Graduation 6:00PM Mass; Preschool Picnic

Thursday, May 24

Last Day of School/4th Quarter; SJS Fun Day-Dismissal @ 3:25PM