King Open School/Ola Program 2018/19 Calendar of Events

King Open School/Olá Program
2018/19 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).

FYI: I have included the Street Cleaning dates so that caregivers can more effectively coordinate morning drop-off.

September 2018
September 4 – First Day of School Grades 1-5
September 6 – First Day of School Grades PreK, JK/K
September 7 – Welcome Back Coffee – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the KO Library
*September 11-12 – Street Cleaning
September 14 – 1st and 2nd Grade Family Breakfast
September 18 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal
September 19 – No School – Yom Kippur
September 25 – Grades 4 Trip to Boston Public Library – (Room 125, 9:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) (Room 123, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
September 26 – School Council & Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
September 27 – Olá Program Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
(*New date) September 28 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room

October 2018
October 4 – Grade 4, Room 125 Trip to Maynard Ecology Center – 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
October 5 – Friends of King Open (FOKO) meeting – 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
October 8 – No School – Indigenous People’s Day
*October 9-10 – Street Cleaning
October 10 – Welcome Back to School Night – 5:00-7:00 p.m.
October 11 – Grade 4, Room 123 Trip to Maynard Ecology Center – 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
October 12 – 5th Grade Trip to Museum of Science
October 17 – School Council & Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
October 18 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
October 18 – School Picture Day
October 19 – Kindergarten Curriculum Breakfast
October 19 – Grade 1 and 2 Trip  to the Museum of Science
October 24 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal

November 2018
November 1 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal
November 6 – Election Day Bake Sale
November 7 – Olá Program Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
November 12 – No School – Veterans Day
*November 13-14 – Street Cleaning
November 16 – KOED Meal of Thanks (For King Open Extended Day Families Only)
November 21 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal
November 22-23 – No School – Thanksgiving Break
November 28 – School Council & Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library (Cultural Proficiency Workshop for Families with Dr. Darnisa Amante): CANCELLED
November 29 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room

December 2018
December 5-7 – Book Fair in the Library
December 6 – Oge Mora Author visit 2018 – 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Gymnasium
*December 11-12 – Street Cleaning
December 12 – School Council & Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
December 13 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
December 14 – Kindergarten Monarch Butterfly Breakfast – 8:15-9:15 a.m.
December 22 – Gift Wrapping at Henry Bear’s Park Cambridge
December 24-31 – No School – Winter Break

January 2019
January 1 – No School – Winter Break
January 16 – Teacher/Staff Thank You Coffee Carts
January 16 – School Council & Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library (Cultural Proficiency Workshop for Families with Dr. Darnisa Amante)
January 17 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
January 21 – No School – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 23 – Olá Program Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library

February 2019
February 1 – Black History Month Evening Event – 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Gymnasium
February 7 – Kindergarten 100th Day of School Celebration
February 13 – School Council & Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
February 14 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
February 15 – MLK Assembly
February 18-22 – No School – February Vacation Week

March 2019
March 1 – Carnaval 5:30-8:00 p.m. in the Gymnasium
March 12 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 11:55 p.m. Dismissal
March 13 – Olá Program Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
March 20 – School Council & Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library (Cultural Proficiency Workshop for Families with Dr. Darnisa Amante)
March 21 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
March 22 – Kindergarten Pajama Day Celebration

April 2019
April 6 – Parent Staff Night Out – 6:00-11:00 p.m. (TBD)
*April 9-10 – Street Cleaning
April 15-19 – No School – Spring Vacation Week
April 24 – School Council & Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
April 25 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room

May 2019
*May 8 – Street Cleaning
May 8 – Olá Program Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
May 10 – Kindergarten Art Gallery Breakfast (date pending)
May 10-11 – Ragnar Relay Race – FOKORuns Fundraiser
*May 14 – Street Cleaning
May 15 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal
May 15 – Kindergarten Orientation/Open House – 1:15-2:30 p.m.
May 15 – School Council & Community Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
May 17 – KOED Culture Night (For King Open Extended Day Families Only)
May 23 – Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch
May 27 – No School – Memorial Day
May 31 – King Open Spring Open – 5:30-7:30 p.m.

June 2019
June 3-7 – Book Swap
June 5 – No School – Eid al-Fitr
June 6-7 – 3rd/4th Grade Cape Cod Field Trip
*June 11-12 – Street Cleaning
June 12 – Early Release Day JK-5 – 12:55 Dismissal
June 12 – School Council Planning Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Library
June 13 – Principal Chat – 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room
June 14 – Kindergarten Danehy Park Day
June 17- (rain date) Kindergarten Danehy Park Day
June 17 – Last Day of School and Early Release Day – 12:55 p.m. Dismissal (180 days)
June 24 – Last Day of School (with 5 storm days)

Summer 2019 – Summer playdates for Junior K & Kindergarteners TBD 

* FYI: Street Cleaning takes place on the 2nd Tuesday and Wednesday until December 31st and resumes on April 1st