2019 - 2020 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR 

  • September 4 - Open House
    • 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Rainbow/Green, Red, Yellow & Purple Classes
  • September 4 – Orientation – 9:45 – 10:15 in St. Francis Church
  • September 4 – Playdate on the Playground at 10:30 am
  • September 5 - First Day of School
  • September 8 – International Cuisine Pot Luck at St. Francis Church
  • September 9 – Begin carpool arrival & dismissal
  • September 11 - Popsicles on the Playground at 1:45 pm – Rescheduled in the event of rain
  • September 20 – Parent Coffee at 9:30 am
  • September 26 – Back to School Night (parents only) at 7:30 pm – Parent reception follows
  • October 5 – Church Fall Festival
  • October 6 – Blessing of the Animals Church Service – 10am
  • October 14 - Columbus Day Holiday – School Closed
  • October 31 - In-class Halloween Parties and School-wide Parades – Green/Rainbow/Yellow/Purple
  • October 31 – Creche Teachers at Great Falls Village Spooktacular – 5 pm
  • Nov. 1 - In-class Halloween Parties and School-wide Parades – Red
  • November 4 & 5 – Student Holiday – School Closed
  • November 7 & 8 – Fall Singing Performances at 1:00 pm
  • November 7 & 8 – Creche Scholastic Book Fair
  • November 10 – Chili Cook-Off Family Event at Church and Creche Book Fair
  • November 11 & 12 – School Portraits
  • November 27, 28, & 29 - Thanksgiving Holiday – School Closed
  • December Breakfast with Santa at 8:30 – 10:30 am – date TBD
  • December 8 – Creche Singers at Great Falls Village Lighting of the Tree Celebration – 4:45 pm
  • December 8 – St. Nicholas at 10 am St. Francis Church Service
  • December 18 - Christmas Pageant & Party at Noon - Last Day of School before Christmas Holiday
  • December 19 – January 3 – Christmas Vacation
  • January 6 - Return to School after Christmas Holiday
  • January 20 - Martin Luther King Holiday – School Closed
  • January 21 – 2020-21 Registration Begins
  • January 27 & 28 – School Closed – FCPS closed
  • Feb. 6 & 7 – Morning Pancakes by Mrs. Ruppe
  • February 13 & 14 - Valentine's Day Parties
  • February 17 - President's Day Holiday – School Closed
  • February 21 – In-house Registration Deadline for first consideration
  • March 3 – School Closed – FCPS closed
  • April 6 – 13 – Spring Break – School Closed
  • April 27 – May 1 – Creche Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Early May – date TBD – Petting Zoo
  • May 7 & 8 - Spring Singing Performances to honor Mothers & Fathers at 1 pm
  • May 21 - Last Day of School

       May 22 – End of School Year Chapel at 11 am – Blessing for all advancing students

  • May 22 - School-wide Picnic, 11:10 am – 1:00 pm
  • May 27 – June 12 - Camp Creche
  • June 15 – 19 – Water & Nature Camp   
  • June 22 – 27 – Sports & STEAM Camp - tentative