2019-2020 Yearly Calendar
**FIRST Day(s) of school- Tuesday Sept. 17 (9-12pm)
Wednesday Sept. 18 (9-12pm)
In addition to the monthly themes… designated letters, numbers, shapes and colors will be introduced and reinforced throughout the school year.
September- "Back to School Fun"
9/16 Monday -MWF program "Visiting Day”- 9:ooam-9:45 am
9/16 Monday TTH program "Visiting Day"- 10:15am-11:00am
**9/17 Tuesday- School begins (TTH classes 9-12pm)- Tuition -1st payment due
**9/18 Wednesday- School begins (MWF classes 9-12pm)-Tuition -1st payment due
9/23 MONDAY- Extended Day until 1:00pm, bring peanut-free lunch
Please do not send NUTS, PEANUTS, in any form- including peanut butter
sandwiches, peanut butter crackers, nuts of any kind including;
macadamia, almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, or any items that may
contain peanut or nut traces listed on packaging, or produced in a facility
that shares equipment with peanut products…please check labels
9/26, 27 Thursday/Friday- Fire Drill
October- "Fantastic Fall"
10/7 Staff Meeting (12 -2pm)
10/1,2 Tuesday/Wednesday- Tuition -2nd payment due
10/14 Monday- NO SCHOOL- Columbus Day
10/16 Wednesday- Extended Day until 1pm- NO peanut or tree Nuts allowed- please check labels
10/17,18. Thursday/Friday- " Teacher" notes home
10/22 Tuesday- PARENTS ONLY “Back to School Night" at Tall Spire 7-8pm (Grandparents/Caregivers invited)
*10/24 Thursday- PARENTS ONLY " Back to School Night" at Tall Spire 7-8pm (Grandparents/Caregivers invited)
* change from original calendar
10/28,29 Mon/Tuesday- Fire Drill
10/30,31 Wed/Thursday -Halloween Celebrations at Tall Spire (no candy please)-details to follow
TBD Firefighter/Police visits Tall Spire- “Safety Talk
November- " What are we Thankful for?"
11/1,5 Fri/Tues- Tuition -3rd payment due
11/4 Staff Meeting (12-2pm)
11/4-15 WAKEFIELD FOOD PANTRY DONATIONS- any "Thanksgiving" canned goods/products welcome
11/11 Monday- NO SCHOOL- Veteran's Day
11/13,14 Wed/Thurs- Fire Drill
11/18 MONDAY- Extended Day until 1:00pm- NO NUT PRODUCTS
11/25,26 Monday/Tuesday- Thanksgiving Celebrations
11/27 Wednesday- NO SCHOOL
11/27-29 Wednesday through Friday- Thanksgiving Recess-NO SCHOOL
11/28,29 Thurs/Fri - St. Nicholas Day
* change of our usual Wednesday lunch is due to public school having early release day every Wednesday in November
December- "Countdown to Celebrations"
12/2,3. Mon/Tues- St Nicholas Day- tradition of children leaving one shoe outside classroom door and to their surprise they will find a mini candy cane!
12/2 Staff Meeting (12-2pm)
12/2,3 Mon/Tuesday- Tuition- 4th payment due
12/2,3 Mon/Tues- Fire Drill
12/4 Wednesday- Extended Day until 1pm- NO NUT PRODUCTS
12/5,6 Thurs/Friday- "Tall Spire Polar Express Day"- children may wear their pajamas to
school and help celebrate this day by a reading of the Polar Express. Imaginative play, train crafts,
special "build a train" snack and more. (volunteer opportunity)
12/9,10. Mon/Tues- "Hanukkah fun" - songs and games
12/12,13 Thur/Fri- "Christmas Celebrations" (volunteer opportunity)
12/16- 1/1/19 DECEMBER RECESS (Monday December 17, 2019 through January 1 ,2020-school
resumes on Thursday/Friday January 2/3 2020)
January- "Unique as a snowflake"
1/2,3 Thursday/Friday- WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL-HAPPY NEW YEAR!
1/2,3 Thurs/Fri- Tuition- 5th payment due
1/2,3 Thurs/Fri- KIDZFUN
1/6 Monday-Staff Meeting (12-2pm)
1/7,8 Tues/Wed- Fire Drill
1/2 -10 REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2020-Current/Alumni Families
1/10 REGISTRATION FOR NEW FAMILIES- FOR SEPTEMBER 2020-2021 school year
1/20 Monday- NO SCHOOL-Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
1/22 Wednesday- Extended Day- 1:00pm NO NUT PRODUCTS
1/30,31 Thursday/Fri- KIDZFUN
TBD Pediatric Dental Care visits Tall Spire
February- “ Spread a Little Kindness with Diane Alber Stories"
2/3,4 Mon/Tues-Tuition -6th payment due
2/3 Staff meeting (12-2pm)
2/13,14 Thurs/Fri- Valentine’s Day celebrations- NO CANDY OR GOODIE BAGS PLEASE
2/17-21 Mon-Fri- NO SCHOOL- February Recess
2/24,25 Mon/Tues- Fire Drill
2/26 Wednesday- Extended Day 1:00pm- NO NUT PRODUCTS
March- " Our Five Senses"
3/2,3 Mon/Tues Tuition- 7th payment due
3/2 Monday-Staff Meeting (12-2pm)
3/3 Tuesday- NO SCHOOL- Election Day- Wakefield Public Schools are closed
3/11 Wednesday- Extended Day 1:00pm NO NUT PRODUCTS
3/11,12. Wed/Thurs- Fire Drill
3/19,20. Thurs/Fri-Student reports distributed
3/26,27 Thurs/Fri- “Pajamas and Pancakes Day” (volunteer opportunity)
3/30,31 Monday/Tuesday- School Photo Days- Lifetouch Photography comes to Tall Spire
April- " The Great Outdoors"- a nature study
4/1,2 Wed/Thurs- Tuition 8th payment due
4/6 Monday- Staff Meeting (12-2pm)
4/8 Wednesday-Extended Day 1:00pm NO NUT PRODUCTS
4/20-24 APRIL RECESS
4/27,28 Mon/Tues- Fire Drill
May- "Who are our "Community Helpers?"
5/1,5 Fri/Tues – Tuition -9th (final) payment due
5/4 Monday- Staff Meeting ( 12-2pm)
5/6 Wednesday-Extended Day 1:00pm- NO NUT PRODUCTS
5/14,15 Thurs/Fri- PARENT PRESCHOOLER PROGRAM - 9:30-12pm-HELD AT CIVIC CENTER
Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, caregivers are all welcome. Please make babysitting
arrangements for ALL siblings. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or other another adult throughout the duration of the event. A more detailed note will be sent home.
5/25 Monday-Memorial Day- NO SCHOOL
5/28,29 Thurs/Fri- Fire Drill
JUNE- "SEA you later alligator!"- Last Days of School- JUNE 11,12 ( Extended from original)
6/11 Thursday- Ocean themed party- games, songs, dancing and SLUSH-Last Day of school for TTH program
6/12 Friday- Ocean themed party- games, songs, dancing and SLUSH-LAST DAY of school for MWF program