Calendar

2016-2017 St. Damian School Calendar
August
10 Packet Pick Up 12-4/6-7
21 Blessing of Backpacks
22 First Day of School
24 First Day of School for Preschool
30 Beginner Band Testing

September
1 Girl Scout Ice Cream Social
5 Labor Day (No School)
6 Opening of School Liturgy/
Student Council Induction 10:00 AM
6 Band Parent Open House 4-7:30
15 1:00 Dismissal Bus & Extended Day Available 20 School Board Meeting 7:)00 pm-Library
20 School Pictures – Dress Up Day
21 PK-K Buddy Night 6-7pm Shaw Hall
26 First Grade Parent Meeting in Church 6:45th pm 30 8 Grade Springfield Trip/Parent Meeting 7:00 pm
30 Tuition Exclusion Day

October
1 Damian Dash 5K/Little Lancer Run
3 Confirmation Parent/Candidate Meeting 6:45 Church
6 Parent/Teacher Conference 10-7 pm
*All Students grade K-8 must attend, Absences will be recorded
7 No School-Professional Development
10 No School Columbus Day
14 Pre-K Ice Cream Social
14 Last Day for Damian Mania Ticket Sale
17 2nd Grade Communion Meeting 6:45 pm Church
18 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm Library
20 NJHS Induction 6:30 pm Church
23-25 Parish Mission
24-28 Red Ribbon Week
28 Trunk or Treat & Damian Mania Drawing
31 1:00 pm Dismissal Bus & Ext Day Available

November
1 All Souls Day Liturgy 9:00 am
2 Picture Retake-Dress Up
8 No Dist. 142 Bus
9 Yearbook/Group Pictures
10 6th Grade Wonder Trivia Night 6:30 pm
11 No Dist 142 Bus
14 Confirmation Candidate/Sponsor Meeting 6:45 Church
15 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm Library
17 Primary Literacy Night 6:30 pm
17 1:00 pm Dismissal Bus & Extended Day Available 18 First Trimester Ends
22 9:00 am Thanksgiving liturgy-11:30 am Dismissal
23-25 Thanksgiving Holiday-(No School)
28 Classes Resume
30 Tuition Exclusion Day

December
4 Breakfast with Santa/Santa’s Secret Shop
8 Jr. High Culture Night 6:30 pm
13 Christmas Band Concert 7:00 Grimmel Center
15 1:00 Dismissal Bus & Extended Day Available
15 Kindergarten Christmas Show 7:00 pm Church
20 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm Library
22 Advent Waiting Paraliturgy – 10:00 am
11:30 am Dismissal
23-Jan. 6 Christmas Break

January
9 Classes Resume
10 Graduation Pictures
14 Catholic High School Placement Test
16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No School)
17 School Board Meeting 7PM Library
19 Confirmation Retreat
29-Feb 3 Catholic Schools Week
29 11:00 am Family Mass-Catholic Schools Week
Open House 12:00 – 2:00 PM Prospective Families & School Families
30 Catholic Schools Week Liturgy 9:00 AM All Are Welcome
30 Reconciliation Parent Meeting 7:00 pm Church
31 Faculty Appreciation Day

February
3 Student Appreciation Day
7 Primary Performance 7:00 pm Grimmel Center
13 7th Grade Confirmaton Parent Meeting 6:45 pm
13 No Dist 142 bus
16 PK-K Math & Literacy Night 6:30 pm
20 No School –Presidents’ Day
21 Finance Committee Only Mtg.-6:00 pm Pastoral Center
22 Graduation Picture Retakes
23 Gala at Gaelic Park
24 Staff Retreat (No School)
27 Tuition Exclusion Day

March
1 Ash Wednesday
3 End of 2nd Trimester
6 First Reconciliation 6:45 pm Church
6 No Dist 142 Bus
9 Jr. High Science Fair
10 No School – Optional Parent Teacher Conference
12 Girl Scout Sunday Mass 11:00 am
16 Spring Pictures
21 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm
25 Communion Retreat
27-31 No Dist 142 Bus
31-April 2 8th Grade Play

April
3 Confirmation Practice Candidate/Sponsor 6:45 Church
4 No Dist. 142 Bus
7 1:00 pm Dismissal Bus & Extended Day Available
8 Confirmation 11:00 am
10-17 Easter Break
14 Passion Play 3:00 pm in Church
18 Classes Resume
18 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm Library
24-28 Aspire Testing for Grades 3-8

May
1 Tuition Exclusion Day
1-5 Make up Testing Week
3 First Communion Practice 6:45 Church
6 First Communion 11:00 am
9 May Crowning 10:00 am/8 Grade Ribbons
9 Spring Band Concert 7:00 pm Grimmel Center
12 PreK & K Mother’s Tea
16 Band Picnic/School Board Meeting 7:00 pm Library
19 Food, Fun & Fitness Dismissal at 1:00
24 8th Grade Awards/Athletic Banquet Gaelic Park
24 PreK & K End of Year Picnic/Last School Day
25 PK End of Year Celebration 5:00 Kdg Graduation 7:00
25 8th Grade Great America Trip
26 Last Day for School Uniforms
26 8th Grade Party 12:30-2:00 pm
29 Memorial Day No School
30 Baccalaureate Mass 10:00am/Graduation 7:00 pm
30 Dress Up Day 31 Dress Down Day

June
1 All School Picnic-Dress Down
2 Last Day of School-Dress Up Para liturgy 9:45 am
Dismissal 10:30 am-Enjoy your summer **All dates are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

2016-2017

ST. DAMIAN SCHOOL Calendar

5300 W. 155th Street Oak Forest, IL 60452

Phone: (708) 687 – 4230 FAX: (708) 687 – 8347

www.stdamianschool.org