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DateEvent
Wednesday, August 14 Classes Begin JK–6th Grade/Half Day Dismissal
Monday, September 2 Labor Day/School Holiday
Friday, October 4 Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences - Student Holiday
Thursday-Monday, October 10-14 Fall Break
Friday, October 25 Grandparents' Day - Half-Day Dismissal
Wednesday-Friday, November 27–29 Thanksgiving Break
Thursday, December 19 Christmas Pageant Rehearsal/Half Day Dismissal
Candlelight Christmas Pageant, 6:30 pm
Friday, December 20 Christmas Break Begins/Half-Day Dismissal
Monday, January 6 Classes Resume
Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King Holiday
Friday, January 31 Parent-Teacher Conferences - Student Holiday
Friday, February 14 Winter Break
Monday, February 17 President’s Day/School Holiday
Friday, March 6 Spring Break Begins
Monday-Friday, March 9-13 Spring Break
Friday, April 10 Good Friday/School Holiday
Monday, April 13 Easter Monday/School Holiday
Friday, May 22 Graduation/Last Day of School

Dear Parents,

Today, every boy in 1st – 5th grade received a red folder containing his required summer reading and math assignments.

The folders contain all the information your son will need in order to complete his required summer work. Just as last year, all required math assignments are contained within the red folder. If you would like for your son to have additional math practice, he may login to Dreambox (rising 2nd–4th) or IXL (rising 2nd–6th) using his username and password found on the front pocket of the folder.

The school will be open at scheduled times this summer for students to take AR tests. The schedule can be found on the same inside pocket of the red folder.

On the first day of school in August, your son will need to return his completed assignments in the red folder.

Enjoy summer!

Laura Glenn
Head of Elementary


Summer Links:

Dreambox IXL Mangahigh


“‘I prayed for this child, and the LORD has granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the LORD. For his whole life he will be given over to the LORD.’ And he worshiped the LORD there.”
1 Samuel 1:27–28 (NIV)

“The only thing that will make growing up psychologically safe for our sons is for them to know that we value them and that we love them, and that we have every confidence that they will grow naturally into good men.”
Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

I am a boy mom; I have three of them. Even now that I also have a daughter, I still consider myself pretty much a boy mom. And since the day my oldest was born 12 years ago, I have known in my core that there is something immeasurable about the power of a strong mother-son bond. In fact, a strong mother-son bond is now measurably found to improve brain growth in the areas of memory and learning, to decrease levels of depression, to increase self-esteem, and to help boys build empathy and a high level of emotional intelligence. This is a powerful and beautiful bond meant to facilitate our precious boys to become kind, strong, and godly men. So we know the bond is there. We know the bond is important.

Here are four ways my kids advised me to help make the irreplaceable mother-son bond stronger.

Last modified on May 20, 2019

Congratulations to Wils Moore for winning this year’s Motsey Hudson Speech contest with his speech titled, “Golf: Tough in Its Own Way.”

Wils will be presenting his speech at the 6th Grade Graduation Ceremony.

Runner up, Amrik Chakravarty, will present his speech titled, “Autism in Today’s World,” during Class Day.


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