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2018 - 2019 School Calendar

Download 2018/19 calendar

Classes are in session September 4, 2018 through June 5, 2019. The Calendar provides 170 sessions for 5-day classes, 138 sessions for the 4-day class, 104 sessions for 3-day classes, and 66 sessions for 2-day classes.

Tuesday, Sept. 4
School opens for 5-day morning classes in the Forest and Ocean Rooms; 3-day Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday classes in Farm and Ocean Rooms; and 4-day afternoon class Ocean Room. Enrichment also begins today.

Thursday, Sept. 6
School starts for the 2-day Thursday - Friday classes for three and four year olds in the Ocean Room and for two year olds in the Farm Room.

During September, the class for two-year-olds gradually builds the time the children attend. Please call the school office for details.

Monday, Sept. 10
Lunch Bunch begins.

Friday, May 31
Last day of school for classes meeting Thursday - Friday classes in Ocean and Farm Rooms.

Wednesday, June 5
Last day of school for the Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday classes Ocean and Farm Rooms; for afternoon Ocean class; and for 5-day classes, Ocean and Forest Rooms.

School is closed on the following dates:

Sept. 3 Labor Day

Oct. 19 Professional Day for Teachers

Nov. 12 Staff training day/Veteran's Day

Nov. 21 - 23 Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 25 - Jan. 1 Winter Break

Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Day

Feb. 18 - 22 Parent / Teacher conferences and mid-year school clean-up. No classes this week.

Apr. 15 - 22 Spring Break

May 27 Memorial Day

Other Important Dates:

Aug. 21 - 28: School clean-up and set-up.
Each family works a 2-hour shift.

Wed. Aug. 29, 7 p.m.
Parent Orientation all classes except Farm Room two-year-olds.

Thurs. Aug. 30, 7 p.m.
Parent Orientation for Farm Room two-year-olds.

Aug. 31 - Sept. 3: Labor Day Festival in Greenbelt.
GNS operates a Booth at the Festival. School families staff the Booth in shifts of two hours or more. On Monday, September 3, the School (children, parents, and staff) marches in the parade.

Feb. 1
Re-Registration opens for 2019-2020 school year for current members.

Feb. 8
Teacher Planning (School closes at 12:30 pm; no Enrichment)

* Feb. 23 Open House and New Member Registration 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. *

March TBA: Membership meeting
Vote on budget, by-laws, and Board of Directors.

May 1
Advance fees due for 2019-2020 school year.

Spring Potluck Picnic

June 4 7:30 p.m.
June Orientation for new and returning members at 7:30 p.m.

June 6 - 9: School closing cleaning workshop.
Each family works a 2-hour shift.