CALENDAR OF MAJOR DATES

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2017-2018 Major Dates

August 2017

28: Faculty Professional Day (Early Childhood Closed)

31: Faculty Professional Day (Early Childhood Closed)



September 2017


1: Faculty Professional Day (Early Childhood Closed)

4: Labor Day Holiday (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

5: New Family Orientation (Infants – Grade 8 Closed) All Families Visit Classrooms & Teachers

6: First Day of School for All Students (Infants – Grade 8)

 


October 2017

6: Faculty Professional Day for Preschool – Grade 8; Parent/Teacher Conferences for Early Childhood (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

9: Columbus Day Holiday (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

19‐20: Parent-Teacher Conferences for Preschool – Grade 8 (Preschool – Grade 8 Closed; Early Childhood Open)



November 2017


10: Veterans’ Day Holiday Observed (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

21: Early Dismissal (Preschool – Grade 8 Closed at Noon; Early Childhood Closed at 6:00 p.m.). First Trimester Ends

22‐24: Thanksgiving Break (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

27: Faculty Professional Day (Preschool – Grade 8 Closed)

 


December 2017

18‐29: Winter Break for Preschool – Grade 8 (Preschool – Grade 8 Closed)

22: Early Childhood Closed at 3:00 p.m.

25‐29: Winter Break for Early Childhood (Early Childhood Closed)

 


January 2018

1: New Year’s Day Holiday (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

 


February 2018

15: Parent‐Teacher Conferences for Preschool – Grade 8 (Pr  school – Grade 8 Closed)

16: Parent‐Teacher Conferences for Infants – Grade 8 (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

19: Presidents’ Day Holiday (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

 


March 2018

9: Second Trimester Ends

12: Faculty Professional Day (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

26‐30: Spring Break for Preschool – Grade 8 (Preschool – Grade 8 Closed)

30: Spring Break for Early Childhood (Infants – Toddlers Closed)

 


April 2018

2: Faculty Professional Day (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

 


May 2018

4: Faculty Professional Day (Preschool – Grade 8 Closed)

28: Memorial Day Holiday (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

 


June 2018

8: Grade 8 Commencement; Last Day of School (Infants – Grade 8 Closed at Noon); Third Trimester Ends

 


July 2018

4: Independence Day Holiday (Early Childhood Closed)

 


August 2018

27: Faculty Professional Day (Early Childhood Closed)

30‐31: Faculty Professional Days (Early Childhood Closed)

 


September 2018

3: Labor Day Holiday (Infants – Grade 8 Closed)

4: New Family Orientation (Infants – Grade 8 Closed); All Families Visit Classrooms & Teachers

5: First Day of School for All Students (Infants – Grade 8)

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April 2018
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
 
Easter
Apr 1
Faculty Professional Day (Infants-Grade 8 Closed)
Apr 2
E Day
Apr 3
Spring Tuesday Activities
Little School Book Worms with Ms. Rice Tuesday 345-430 and 430-515 Rocks, Puddles and Soil Tuesday 345-430  April 17th to May 29th  Big School Chess Wizards Tuesdays 345-445
Apr 3
F Day
Apr 4
Spring Wednesday Activities
Little School Sports Mix Wednesday 345-430 Big School Team Building Wednesday 345-445
Apr 4
A Day
Apr 5
Spring Thursday Activities
Little School Fitkids Soccer Thursday 345-430 and 430-515 Big School Art Brains Thursday 345-445
Apr 5
CSPO Room Parent Meeting
Apr 5 8:15 am
Jessica Lahey - Author Visit
We are excited to announce a special upcoming visit by well-known author, Jessica Lahey. Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 5, at 7:00 p.m. and plan to attend a fascinating and informative presentation about Ms. Lahey's New York Times bestselling book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed.  Jessica Lahey is a teacher, writer, and mom. She writes about education, parenting, and child welfare for The Atlantic, Vermont Public Radio, and is a New York Times bestselling author. 
Apr 5 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
B Day
Apr 6
Spring Friday Activities
Little School Little Colts Cooking and Gardening Club -Friday 345-445 Big School Little Colts Academy-Soccer- Friday 345-445
Apr 6
JV Track & Field Co-Ed - Game - Home
Apr 6 2:30 pm
Lacrosse Varsity Girls - Game - Home
Apr 6 2:30 pm
Lacrosse Varsity Boys - Game - Home
Apr 6 2:30 pm
Varsity Track & Field Co-Ed - Game - Home
Apr 6 2:30 pm
Softball Varsity Girls - Game - Home
Apr 6 2:30 pm
7
 
8
 
C Day
Apr 9
Spring Monday Activities
Little School  Joy of Dance Pre Primary I Monday 345-415 Joy of Dance Pre Primary II Monday 430-515 Joy of Dance HIP HOP Dance Class 515-600 Rocks, Puddles and Soil Monday 345-430 and 445-530 Big School Coding Monday 345-445
Apr 9
Softball Varsity Girls - Game Immanuel Christian School - Home
Apr 9 3:45 pm
D Day
Apr 10
Spring Tuesday Activities
Little School Book Worms with Ms. Rice Tuesday 345-430 and 430-515 Rocks, Puddles and Soil Tuesday 345-430  April 17th to May 29th  Big School Chess Wizards Tuesdays 345-445
Apr 10
CANCELLED - Lacrosse Varsity Boys - Game Trinty School at Meadow View - Home
Apr 10 3:45 pm
E Day
Apr 11
Spring Wednesday Activities
Little School Sports Mix Wednesday 345-430 Big School Team Building Wednesday 345-445
Apr 11
Lacrosse Varsity Boys - Game Immanuel Christian School - Away
Apr 11 3:30 pm
F Day
Apr 12
Spring Thursday Activities
Little School Fitkids Soccer Thursday 345-430 and 430-515 Big School Art Brains Thursday 345-445
Apr 12
8th Grade Art Field Trip to Fredericksburg Academcy
Apr 12 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Softball Varsity Girls - Game Alexandria Country Day School . - Away
Apr 12 3:45 pm
PCW Spring Speaker: NYT Best-Selling Author Beth Kobliner
Georgetown Visitation Preparatory SchoolPlease join fellow parents as NYT Best Selling Author Beth Kobliner discusses financial literacy for kids and teens. You can RSVP here or contact Darcy Franz with questions or to carpool. 
Apr 12 6:30 pm 8:30 pm
A Day
Apr 13
Student Talent Show
Apr 13
Wear Your Favorite Color Day
Apr 13
Spring Friday Activities
Little School Little Colts Cooking and Gardening Club -Friday 345-445 Big School Little Colts Academy-Soccer- Friday 345-445
Apr 13
Baisakhi
Apr 14
15
 
Week of The Young Child
Apr 16 to Apr 20
B Day
Apr 16
Pajama Day (declared by Miss Allexon)
Apr 16
Spring Monday Activities
Little School  Joy of Dance Pre Primary I Monday 345-415 Joy of Dance Pre Primary II Monday 430-515 Joy of Dance HIP HOP Dance Class 515-600 Rocks, Puddles and Soil Monday 345-430 and 445-530 Big School Coding Monday 345-445
Apr 16
4th Grade French Field Trip to National Gallery
Apr 16 12:45 pm 2:30 pm
4th Grade Spanish Field Trip to Museum of the American Indian
Apr 16 12:45 pm 3:00 pm
Lacrosse Varsity Boys - Game Langley School - Away
Apr 16 3:30 pm
RESCHEDULED - Lacrosse Varsity Girls - Game St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School - Home
Apr 16 3:45 pm
Week of The Young Child
Apr 16 to Apr 20
C Day
Apr 17
Spring Tuesday Activities
Little School Book Worms with Ms. Rice Tuesday 345-430 and 430-515 Rocks, Puddles and Soil Tuesday 345-430  April 17th to May 29th  Big School Chess Wizards Tuesdays 345-445
Apr 17
1st Grade Field Trip to Hidden Pond Nature Center
Apr 17 11:45 am 2:00 pm
CANCELLED - Softball Varsity Girls - Game Sheridan School - Home
Apr 17 3:45 pm
Week of The Young Child
Apr 16 to Apr 20
D Day
Apr 18
Spring Wednesday Activities
Little School Sports Mix Wednesday 345-430 Big School Team Building Wednesday 345-445
Apr 18
Lacrosse Varsity Boys - Game St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School - Home
Apr 18 3:45 pm
Lacrosse Varsity Girls - Game Edlin School - Home
Apr 18 4:45 pm
Week of The Young Child
Apr 16 to Apr 20
E Day
Apr 19
Spring Thursday Activities
Little School Fitkids Soccer Thursday 345-430 and 430-515 Big School Art Brains Thursday 345-445
Apr 19
5-8 Grade Choral Students to Sunrise Senior Living
Apr 19 9:30 am 11:40 am
CANCELLED - Softball Varsity Girls - Game Green Acres School - Home
Apr 19 3:45 pm
CANCELLED - Softball Varsity Girls - Game Green Acres School - Home
Apr 19 4:45 pm
Week of The Young Child
Apr 16 to Apr 20
F Day
Apr 20
4th Grade Free Dress Day
Won by Maegan McCann at CSPO BINGO Night.
Apr 20
Spring Friday Activities
Little School Little Colts Cooking and Gardening Club -Friday 345-445 Big School Little Colts Academy-Soccer- Friday 345-445
Apr 20
Grandstand Gala for Infants - Kindergarten
Apr 20 9:00 am 11:00 am
2nd Grade Field Trip to US Botanic Gardens
Apr 20 9:15 am 12:30 pm
Gala (Fairview Park Marriott-Falls Church)
Apr 21 6:00 pm 11:00 pm
22
 
ERB Testing (Grades 5-8)
Apr 23 to Apr 26
A Day
Apr 23
Spring Monday Activities
Little School  Joy of Dance Pre Primary I Monday 345-415 Joy of Dance Pre Primary II Monday 430-515 Joy of Dance HIP HOP Dance Class 515-600 Rocks, Puddles and Soil Monday 345-430 and 445-530 Big School Coding Monday 345-445
Apr 23
JV Track & Field Co-Ed - Game St. Stephens & St. Agnes School - Away
Apr 23
Varsity Track & Field Co-Ed - Game St. Stephens & St. Agnes School - Away
Apr 23
Lacrosse Varsity Boys - Game Burgundy Farm Day School - Away
Apr 23 3:45 pm
ERB Testing (Grades 5-8)
Apr 23 to Apr 26
B Day
Apr 24
Spring Tuesday Activities
Little School Book Worms with Ms. Rice Tuesday 345-430 and 430-515 Rocks, Puddles and Soil Tuesday 345-430  April 17th to May 29th  Big School Chess Wizards Tuesdays 345-445
Apr 24
ERB Testing (Grades 5-8)
Apr 23 to Apr 26
C Day
Apr 25
Spring Wednesday Activities
Little School Sports Mix Wednesday 345-430 Big School Team Building Wednesday 345-445
Apr 25
Lacrosse Varsity Girls - Game Oakcrest School - Home
Apr 25 3:45 pm
Lacrosse Varsity Boys - Game Immanuel Christian School - Home
Apr 25 4:30 pm
ERB Testing (Grades 5-8)
Apr 23 to Apr 26
D Day
Apr 26
Spring Thursday Activities
Little School Fitkids Soccer Thursday 345-430 and 430-515 Big School Art Brains Thursday 345-445
Apr 26
Junior Kindergarten Field Trip to National Zoo
Apr 26 9:00 am 2:00 pm
Lacrosse Varsity Boys - Game Sidwell Friends School - Home
Apr 26 2:45 pm
Softball Varsity Girls - Game Immanuel Christian School - Away
Apr 26 3:30 pm
Free Dress Day
Apr 27
E Day
Apr 27
Spring Friday Activities
Little School Little Colts Cooking and Gardening Club -Friday 345-445 Big School Little Colts Academy-Soccer- Friday 345-445
Apr 27
Congressional Lifer Coffee
For 8th graders & their families who have been enrolled at Congressional since Kindergarten or earlier.
Apr 27 7:30 am 8:30 am
Congressional Chorale at Nats Game
Join us to cheer on the Congressional Chorale as they sing the National Anthem at the Washington National's game vs. the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Buy your tickets HERE.
Apr 28 4:05 pm 9:00 pm
29
 
F Day
Apr 30
Spring Monday Activities
Little School  Joy of Dance Pre Primary I Monday 345-415 Joy of Dance Pre Primary II Monday 430-515 Joy of Dance HIP HOP Dance Class 515-600 Rocks, Puddles and Soil Monday 345-430 and 445-530 Big School Coding Monday 345-445
Apr 30
4th-6th Grade Health & Human Sexuality Parent Info Session
Apr 30 8:15 am 9:15 am
Lacrosse Varsity Girls - Game Langley School - Home
Apr 30 3:45 pm