2022-23 Calendar of Special Days and Events

September

Tuesday, Sept. 6th            First Day of School

Sunday, Sept. 25        WESLEY DAY at MD CORN MAZE
Come to the Maryland Corn Maze in Gambrills Pre-Purchase your ticket using our code TWS22 online at mdcornmaze.com and our school receives 15%. You can stroll through the 8-Acre Corn Maze, stay & play on the giant straw pyramid, bounce on the jump pad.

 

October

Oct. 4-25            Charleston Wrap Fundraiser - details TBD

 

Wednesday October 5
Upper School Gleaning at Miller Farm in Clinton, MD.
Leave from Lower School at 8:30am. Return by 2pm. 

Tuesday, October 11 - Community Helper Week
Maryland Park Police (Mounted Unit) and the motorcycles too. Upper School students will begin at Lower School and bus will transport after.
Afternoon PreK will be invited to attend with their parents, inquire with Ms Jen for details. 

 

Thursday October 13 - Community Helper Week
Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department at 12:30pm. 
Morning Pre-K will be invited to stay later

Friday October 14 - 17th No School 

Monday October 17 No School (teacher planning day)

Wednesday, Oct. 26     Greenstreet Gardens Day Trip
(Prek families to drive and meet there. Kindergarten will take the bus. Please see teachers for permission slip and information.) 

Thursday, Oct 27        Greenstreet Gardens Day Trip (1st-4th Grade)
All students will take the bus. Please see teachers for permission slip and information.

Monday, Oct. 31st      Halloween Celebration
Costume Parade & Pizza for parents and students at 12pm. Wear your costumes to school this day. No Uniform required. Upper School students will end their day at Lower School for lunch and parade.

 

November
Friday, Nov. 4th          Washington DC trip to Capitol Building.
Grades 1-4th.

Monday, November 7      Birthday Lunch for November (moved from first Friday of the month because of our trip to DC)

Nov. 11th             Parent/Teacher Conferences
 

Nov.14-18th         Thanksgiving Food Drive for local families - we will pick a different item to bring each day. See Flyer
 

Nov. 15th             Poetry Night 6:30pm
                                (2nd graders to perform and host)


November 18      Non-Uniform Day, wear clothing in fall Thanksgiving colors
 

Nov 21-25            Thanksgiving break 

 

December

Saturday December 3       Lower Marlboro Holiday Event 1-3pm
                                               Parents Night Out 4pm - 8pm $30 per child


Thursday Dec. 8th          Christmas Workshop & Silent Auction 5-7pm

 

Friday December 9th.      Parents Night Out until 8pm ($30 per student)

Tuesday, Dec. 20th              Pajama Day - Non-Uniform 

 

December 21 - January      Closed for Christmas Break

 

January
Open House for new students. Contact Head of School 
January 16        No School - Martin Luther King Jr Day

January 20 -      The Rainbow Fish at 10:15am -All School Day Trip
to Bowie Center for the Performing Arts

 

 

February

Wednesday Feb. 8        Day Trip to Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
                                     Cirque Zuma Zuma 

Tuesday Feb 14th              Valentine's Day
Exchange valentines. Students will create their mailboxes in art class.
 

Feb 17 -20            No School - Presidents Weekend


Tuesday Feb 21     Pancake Supper - Shrove Tuesday  Dinner 5pm


Tues Feb. 21      100th Day of School 

Feb.27-Mar. 3rd    Read Across America Week and Read-a-thon
There will be one non-uniform day on Match 2,

 

March

Feb.27-Mar. 3rd    Read Across America - 

March 2 - Dr Sues Birthday - No Uniform please dress as a character from his books.

March 10th.    No School 
March 13th    No School

Friday, March 17             St Patricks Day Non-Uniform Day
 

Mar. 20-24th                    Scholastic Book Fair

Friday March 31       STEM Field Trip. Skate Zone

 

April

Apr. 14th                Career Day
 

Apr. 21st                 Field Trip

 

May

May 10th                  Day Trip to Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
                                 Peter and the Wolf (All Grades)
May 12th                 Muffins with Mom

May 19th                 Parent/Teacher Conferences

May 25th                 West River Day

May 26 - 29             4-Day  Memorial Weekend 

 

June

June 9th                  Donuts with Dad
June 14                   Last Day of School - promotion ceremony and lunch with the family. School day ends after lunch picnic.

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