2016/2017 Calendar of Events


August

Aug. 31 & Sept. 1   Parent/ Child/ Teacher Intake Conferences

September

Sept. 5                    Labor Day – no school
Sept. 6-9                 Slow Start Week (Parent Coffee available all week in playroom) 
                                All classes meet 9:15-10:45
                                         • Tues, Sept 6 Turtle Stars meet-up on the Playscape 10:45-12:00
                                         • Wed, Sept. 7 Turtle Champs meet-up on the Playscape 10:45-12:00
                                         • Thurs, Sept. 8 Young Three’s meet-up on the Playscape 10:45-12:00
                                         • Fri, Sept. 9 Turtle Two’s meet-up on the Playscape 10:45-12:00
Sept. 10                  Covenant Nursery School Kick Off Coffee! 9:30-10:30 (Classrooms & Playscape)
Sept. 12                  First Full Week begins
Sept. 26                  Session I enrichment programs begin
Sept. 28                  Back to School Night – 7:00-8:00 (Classrooms & Playroom)
                                Come hear from your child’s teachers and then meet other Covenant families for some light refreshments in the playroom.  

October

Oct. 1                     Covenant’s Fall Fest – 10:00 am -12:00 pm at Covenant Playscape
Oct. 3                     Covenant ClosedD65 closure for Rosh Hashanah
Oct. 12                   Covenant ClosedD65 closure for Yom Kippur
Oct. 13                   Mom’s Night Out – (Benefit)
Oct. 18                   School Spirit Day – wear a Covenant shirt, Covenant camp shirt, or your favorite green clothes or Turtle wear
Oct. 23                   Covenant & Trinity:  Trunk or Treat 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Oct. 28                   Halloween Family Craftivity – 11:45-1:00 at CNS – “Make a Plate” and Costume Party

November

Nov. 3 & 4               School Picture Day
Nov. 5                     Dad’s Night Out (Temperance)
Nov. 8                     CNS closed Staff Professional Development Day
Nov. 11                   CNS closedVeterans Day
Nov. 16-18             Parent-Teacher Phone Conferences
Nov. 23-25             Thanksgiving Break – no school

December

Dec. 2                    Session I enrichments end
Dec. 5                    Session II enrichments begin
Dec. 8                    Mom’s Night Out at Wine Goddess
Dec.  15                 Family Craftivity – 11:45 am-1:00 pm at Skokie Exploritorium
Dec. 26-Jan. 6      Winter Break – no school

January

Sat, Jan. 14           All School Family Bowling – 11:00 am
Jan. 16                  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – no school
Jan. 26 & 27          Pajama DayCan it get much better than wearing your comfy pajamas to school?
Jan. 28                  Open House & Art Show for current and prospective families (10:00 am-11:30 am)

February

Feb. 17                  CNS closed – D65 closure
Feb. 20                  President’s Day – no school
Feb. 22                  Family Craftivity Day – 11:45 am-1:00 pm at Little Beans
Feb. 24                  Session II enrichments end
Sat, Feb. 25          Covenant Nursery School Silent Auction  
Feb. 27                  Session III enrichments begin

March

March 8-10          NU Project on Children's Thinking at CNS
Sat. March 18      Dad’s Night Out – Sketchbook Brewing
March 23             Kindergarten Transition Coffee in CNS Playroom at 9:30 am
March 27- 31       Spring Break – no school

April

April 12-13           No SchoolParent Teacher In-Person Conferences at CNS
April 14                No SchoolD65 closure
April 25                Family Craftivity Day – 11:45 am-1:00 pm at CNS

May

May 3                  CNS ClosedStaff Professional Development Day (Inspiring Nature Play at Chicago Botanic Garden)
May 11                Mom’s Night Out – Mani/ Pedi Party
May 13                Spring Fling (All School Concert) 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 19                Last Day for Session III enrichments
May 24                End of the Year All School Picnic
May 26                Last Day of School