King Open School/Ola Program 2017/18 Calendar of Events

Detailed information will be sent home closer to the date of each event. If you have any questions, please contact Family Liaison, Neusa DaCosta (ndacosta@cpsd.us)

September 2017
September 15 – 1st and 2nd Grade Family Breakfast – 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
September 19 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal
September 20 – School Council Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
September 21 – No School – Rosh Hashanah
September 22 – Friends of King Open Meeting – 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Library
September 26 – 1st and 2nd Grade Curriculum Night – 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
September 27 – Olá Program Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
September 28 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room

October 2017
October 1 – “Smoke This” Rib Fest Fundraiser
October 4 – 5th Grade Curriculum Night – 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
October 5 – 4th Grade (Room 125) Trip to Maynard Ecology Center
October 6 – Kindergarten Curriculum Breakfast
October 9 – No School – Indigenous Peoples Day
October 10 – 4th Grade (Room 125) Trip to Boston Public Library
October 11 – Teacher/Staff Appreciation Coffee Cart – 8:00-9:00 a.m.
October 13 – Family Library Friday – 8:15 a.m. in the Library
October 18 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal
October 18 – School Council Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library (Social Emotional Learning w/ Alice Cohen)
October 19 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
October 19 – School Picture Day
October 24 – Title I Program Breakfast – 8:30 a.m.
October 25 – Friends of King Open Meeting – 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Library

November 2017
November 1-3 – Book Fair in the Library
November 2 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal
November 2 – Pizza e Basta – 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Gym
November 7 – Election Day Bake Sale
November 8 – Ola Program Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
November 10 – No School – Veterans Day
November 13 – JK and K Field Trip to Boston Nature Center (K4, KOla, Jill’s class)
November 14 – JK and K Field Trip to Boston Nature Center (K1, K2, & K3)
November 15 – 4th Grade Map Museum Family Breakfast (Rooms 123 and 125) – 8:30-9:30 a.m.
November 15 – Quad/Triad Joint School Council Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. (Location TBD)
November 16 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
November 16 – 4th Grade (Room 125) Trip to Harvard Museum of Natural History
November 17 – KOED’s Annual Meal of Thanks (KOED families only)
November 22 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal
November 23-24 – No School – Thanksgiving Break
November 28 – Friends of King Open Meeting – 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Library

December 2017
December 5 – Kindergarten Open House for Prospective Families – 6:00-8:00 p.m.
December 13 – School Council Meeting – 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria (English & Haitian Creole/English & Spanish) – Topic: Responsive Classroom and Project Based Learning
December 14 – Friends of King Open Meeting – 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Library (moved from 12/15 due to scheduling conflicts)
December 15 – Kindergarten Nature in the City Breakfast – 8:30-9:30 a.m.December 21 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
December 25-29 – No School – Winter Break

January 2018
January 1 – No School – Winter Break
January 15 – No School – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 17 – School Council Meeting – 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria (English & Spanish/English & Haitian Creole) Topic: Math and ELA
January 18 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
January 19 – King Open Movie Night – 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Gym
January 24 – Ola Program Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
January 26 – Friends of King Open Meeting – 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Library

February 2018
February 2 – Black History Month Opening Dinner – 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Gym
February 9 – Black History Month Theater Show – 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Gym
February 14 – School Council Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library (Topic: Social Emotional Learning w/ Alice Cohen)
February 15 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
February 16 – MLK Assembly
February 19-23 – No School – February Vacation
February 28 – Friends of King Open Meeting – 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Library

March 2018
March 3 – Parent Staff Night Out – 6:00-11:00 p.m.
March 13 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 11:55 p.m. Dismissal
March 14 – Quad/Triad Joint School Council Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. (Location TBD)
March 15 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
March 16 – Kindergarten Pajama Day
March 21 – Ola Program Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
March 27 – Friends of King Open Meeting – 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Library
March 30 – No School – Good Friday

April 2018
April 6 – Carnaval 5:30-8:00 p.m. in the Gym
April 16-20 – No School – Spring Vacation
April 25 – School Council Meeting – 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria (English & Haitian Creole/English & Spanish) Topic: Social Emotional Learning w/ Alice Cohen
April 26 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
April 27 – Friends of King Open Meeting – 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Library

May 2018
May 4 – Kindergarten Art Gallery Breakfast
May 9 – Ola Program Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
May 11-12 – Ragnar Relay Race – FOKORuns Fundraiser
May 16 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal
May 16 – Kindergarten Orientation/Open House – 1:15-2:30 p.m.
May 17 – School Council Meeting – 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria (English & Spanish/English & Haitian Creole) Topic: Summer Strategies
May 24 – Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch
May 25 – Friends of King Open Meeting – 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Library
May 28 – No School – Memorial Day

June 2018
June 1 – King Open Spring Open
June 4-8 – Book Swap
June 6 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal
June 6-7 – 3rd/4th Grade Cape Cod Field Trip
June 13 – Kindergarten Danehy Park Trip (Rain Date – June 14)
June 13 – School Council Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
June 14 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
June 15 – No School – Eid al-Fitr
June 18 – Last Day of School (with no storm days)
June 25 – Last Day of School (with 5 storm days)
Summer 2018 – Summer playdates for kindergarteners TBD