Calendar

2018/2019 St. Damian School Calendar

August
9 Packet Pick Up 12-4 pm & 6-7pm
19 Blessing of Backpacks – 11:30 am Mass
10:00 am Breakfast for New Families & Information Meeting
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Open House for all school families
20 First Day of School – Pk-1st Grade 11:30 dismissal-Full Day Gr 2-8-Ext. Day available 11:30
21 Full Day of School for Prek-8th
23 Primary Curriculum Night-Grades K-2 6:30-7:30 pm
25 St. Damian Block Party – 12-10pm
28 Beginner Band testing during school day
29 St. Council Induction-Opening School Liturgy 9:00 am Mass
30 Jr. High Curriculum Night – 6:30-7:30 pm

September
3 Labor Day No School-No Ext. Day
4 Band Parent Open House 3:30-7:00 pm
5 Preschool Curriculum Night 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
8 St. Damian Mum Sale Pickup 9:30-12:00
11 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm-Library
12 Choir Practice 7:30AM

12 Intermediate Curriculum Night (Gr 3-5th) 6:30 pm
17 Confirmation Parent/Candidate Mtg Church 6:45 pm
18 School Pictures – Dress Up Day
20 Jr. High Family Math Night-6:30 pm
21 Early Dismissal-1:00 pm No Hot Lunch-Ext. Day Available
21 Grandparent’s Day

26 Choir Practice 7:30AM
28 7h Grade Springfield Trip
28Tuition Exclusion Day

October
1 2nd Grade Parent Eucharist Mtg-Church 6:45 pm
4 Early Dismissal 11:30 am – Parent/Teacher Conferences12:30-7:00 pm-Ext Day Available
*All Students grade K-8 must attend, Absences will be recorded
4 Book Fair Library
5 No School-Professional Development-No Ext. Day
8 No School -Columbus Day-No Ext. Day
9 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm Library
12 Early Dismissa-1:00 pml Bus & Extended Day Available
12 8th Grade Musical Pie Fundraiser

18 10:18AM Great American Shakeout School earth quake drill
26 Trunk or Treat & Damian Mania Drawing
31 Happy Halloween-orange & black dress down

November
1 All Saints Day Liturgy 9:00 am
2 Early Dismissal-1:00 pm Ext. Day Available
6 Picture Retakes/Yearbook/Group Pictures
9 Veteran’s Day School Service -No Bus Service
9 1st Trimester Ends
12 Confirmation Sponsor/Candidate Mtg-Church 6:45 pm
13 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm Library
16 Report Card Distribution
20 10:00 am Thanksgiving Para Liturgy-11:30 am Dismissal-No pm Ext. Day
21-23Thanksgiving Holiday-(No School)
26 Classes Resume
30 Tuition Exclusion Day

December
2 Breakfast with Santa/Santa’s Secret Shop
7 1:00 Dismissal Bus & Extended Day Available
11 Christmas Band Concert 7:00 Grimmel Center
12 Preschool &Kindergarten Christmas Program
21 Advent Waiting Para Liturgy – 10:00 am
11:30 am Dismissal-No pm Extended Day
22-Jan. 4 Christmas Break

January
7 Classes Resume
8 Graduation Pictures-8th grade
15 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm Library
18 1:00 pm Dismissal Bus & Extended Day Available
21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day No School Grades Prek-7th No Ext. Day
21 Confirmation Retreat –School day for grade 8 only
25 Science Fair
27-Feb 1 Catholic Schools Week
27 11:30 am Family Mass-Catholic Schools Wee-Open House 12:30-2:00 pm
28 2nd Gr. Reconciliation Parent Meeting 6:45 pm Church
30 Catholic Schools Week Liturgy-9:00 am All Are Welcome
31 Faculty Appreciation Day

February
1 Student Appreciation Day-Early Dismissal 1:00 pm Ext Day Available
9 Communion Retreat 2:30-Mass at 5:00 pm
11 7th Gr Parent Mtg – 6:45 Shaw Hall
15 Second Trimester Ends
18 No School –Presidents’ Day No Ext. Day Available
19 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm Library
20 Graduation Picture Retakes
22 Report Card Distribution
28 St. Damian Gala at Gaelic Park
28 Tuition Exclusion Day

March
1 No School Professional Development
4 No Bus Service
10 Girl Scout Sunday-11:30 Mass
12 School Board Meeting 7:00 pm Library
14 Spring Pictures
22 Early Dismissal 11:30 pm-Ext Day Available
22 Optional Parent/Teacher Conference 11:30-3:30
25-29 Spring Break

April
1 Classes Resume
2 No Bus Service
5-7 8th Grade Musical
9-12 ACT/Aspire Testing
9 School Board Meeting-7:00 pm Library
18 Holy Thursday-11:30 Dismissal-No pm Ext. Day
19 Good Friday-No School-No Ext Day
19 Passion Play-3:00 pm Church
22 No School Confirmation Candidate/Sponsor
Mtg Church 6:45 pm
23-24 No School-Prof. Development
27 Confirmation-11:00 am

May
3 Preschool & Kindergarten Mother’s Tea
4 First Holy Communion 12:00 pm
7 May Crowning 10:00 am/8th Grade Ribbons
10 Food, Fun & Fitness
14 Spring Band Concert 7:00 pm Grimmel Center
24 1:00 pm dismissal-Ext. Day Available
24 Third Trimester Ends
27 No School-Memorial Day
28 8th Grade Awards/Athletic Banquet Gaelic Park
29 8th Grade Great America Trip
29 Last day for uniforms
30 Baccalaureate Mass 10:00 a.m.-
Dress Up Day All Students
8th Grade Graduation Church 7:00 pm
31 School Picnic-Grades Preschool-7th grade

June
3 Preschool Celebration-5:00 pm Grimmel Center
3 Kindergarten Graduation 7:00 pm Grimmel Center
4 Last Day of School-Dress Up-Para Liturgy 9:45 am-
No pm Ext. Day
Dismissal 10:30 am dismissal-Enjoy your summer

 

**Dates are subject to change

ST. DAMIAN SCHOOL Calendar

5300 W. 155th Street Oak Forest, IL 60452

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

www.stdamianschool.org