Nursery School Calendar

TEMPLE SINAI NURSERY SCHOOL CALENDAR

2018-2019

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August

• Sunday, August 19: Parents’ Association Playdate – TSNS Playground (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

• Thursday, August 23 – Friday, August 31: Faculty Orientation and Training

• Wednesday, August 29: Parents’ Association Playdate – TSNS Playground (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

• Friday, August 31: “Apples and Honey” Open House for 3-, 4- and 5-day students (pre-assigned small group time slots to be sent before school starts)


September

 Monday, September 3: TSNS Closed – Labor Day

• Tuesday, September 4:  “Ready, Set, Go!” visits for 2-day students (individual time slots to be sent before school starts)

• Tuesday, September 4:  Classes begin for 4- and 5-day students (follow transition schedule)

• Wednesday, September 5:  Classes begin for 3-day students (follow transition schedule)

• Monday, September 10:  TSNS Closed – Rosh Hashanah (all families welcome at Temple Sinai Family Service)

• Wednesday, September 12: Afternoon Enrichment Discovery Program and Rainbow Days begin

• Wednesday, September 12 & Thursday, September 13:  Bagels with the Director & Assistant Director (9:30 a.m. – noon)

• Sunday, September 16: Fall Family Festival (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

• Monday, September 17:  Afternoon Enrichment Swing into Pre-Literacy Program and Lunch Bunch begin

• Tuesday, September 18:  No Afternoon Enrichment or Lunch Bunch – Kol Nidre

• Wednesday, September 19: TSNS Closed – Yom Kippur (All families welcome at Temple Sinai Family Service)

• Tuesday, September 20:  NEW DATE/LOCATION! New Parents’ Evening at Ali’s

• Saturday, September 22:  Saturday @ Sinai – open play for toddlers and preschoolers (9:00 – 10:30 a..m.)

• Monday, September 24: TSNS Closed – Sukkot


October

• Monday, October 1: TSNS Closed – Simchat Torah

• Wednesday, October 3: Parents’ Evening (6:00 p.m.)

• TBD: Pre-K Informational Meeting

• Tuesday, October 23: TSNS Closed – Staff Professional Day

• Monday, October 29: No Afternoon Enrichment or Lunch Bunch (conference prep)


November

November Mitzvah – Operation Gratitude:  Halloween Candy Drive for our Servicemen/women

• Thursday, November 8: Conferences for 2-day students – School closed for 2-day students only

• Friday, November 9: TSNS Closed – Conferences for 3-, 4- and 5-day students

• Thursday, November 15 – Friday, November 16:  NAEYC Conference – TSNS Closed

• Wednesday, November 21 – Friday, November 23: TSNS Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday

• Tuesday, November 27:  Child’s Play Shopping TSNS Fundraiser


December

December Mitzvah – Coat Drive

• Friday, December 7: Family Chanukah Party (11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.) Chanukah begins Dec. 2 at sundown.

• Thursday, December 13:  Jewish Early Childhood Education Conference – TSNS Open

• Sunday, December 16:  Winter Concert (snow date 1/7)

• Friday, December 21 – Tuesday, January 1: TSNS Closed – Winter Break*

*MCPS & DCPS Winter Break – Monday, December 24 – Tuesday, January 1


January

• Wednesday, January 2: Classes Resume

• Monday, January 21: TSNS Closed – Martin Luther King Day


February

• Monday, February 18: TSNS Closed – Presidents’ Day

• Tuesday, February 19: TSNS Closed – Staff Professional Day (will cancel if too many snow days)

• Wednesday, February 20:  Parent Education meeting – Experts from Child Development Consultants (7:30 p.m. in Rooms 15-16)

*DCPS closed February 18-22


March

March Mitzvah – Diaper Drive

• Saturday, March 9: Annual Spring Auction 

• Wednesday, March 20 and Thursday, March 21:  Purim Parades

• Monday, March 25 – Friday, March 29: TSNS Closed – Spring Break*

*MCPS Break – April 17-22 (Wed-Mon)/DCPS Break – April 15-19 (Mon-Fri)


April

• Monday, April 1: Classes Resume

• Wednesday, April 3: Picture Day

• Thursday, April 4: Picture Day

• Friday, April 12: Model Seder

• Friday, April 19:  TSNS Closed – Passover Holiday Weekend

• Monday, April 22:  TSNS Closed – Passover Holiday Weekend

• Friday, April 26: Temple Sinai Closed – 7th Day of Passover – No School


May

• Wednesday, May 1 & Thursday, May 2: Special Visitor’s Day and Annual Art Exhibit

• Monday, May 6:  No Afternoon Enrichment or Lunch Bunch (conference prep)

• Wednesday, May 8: Sibling/Make-Up Picture Day

• Thursday, May 16: Conferences for 2-day students – School closed for 2-day students only

• Friday, May 17: TSNS Closed for all children – Conferences for 3-, 4- and 5-day students

• Monday, May 20: Last day for Afternoon Enrichment Swing into Pre-Literacy Program

 Monday, May 27: TSNS Closed – Memorial Day

• Wednesday, May 29: Last day for Rainbow Days, Pre-K Afternoon Enrichment, Lunch Bunch, and Pioneer Club

Thursday, May 30:  Last day of school for 2-day students

• Friday, May 31: Last day of school for 3-, 4- and 5-day students

• Friday, May 31: Dismissal for all students at 11:45 a.m. 

• Friday, May 31: End of Year Picnic (11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.)


June

• Monday, June 3 – Wednesday, June 5:  End of Year Faculty Wrap-up

• Monday, June 17: Summer Camp Begins