Events

  • Aug

    18

    Academy Office CLOSED

    Aug

    21

    Academy Office CLOSED

    Aug

    22

    Academy Office CLOSED

    Aug

    23

    Academy Office CLOSED

    Aug

    24

    Academy Office CLOSED
  • Aug

    25

    Academy Office CLOSED

    Aug

    31

    Academy Office CLOSED

    Sep

    06

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday-Kindergarten 11:35, Grades 1-4 11:45, Grades 5-8 11:55

    Sep

    06

    First Day of School for K to 8 students

    Sep

    06

    PreK for All Parent Meeting at 7 p.m.
  • Sep

    07

    Early Dismissal for Pre-K to Grade 8 – Pre-K 11 a.m., Kindergarten 11:35, Grades 1-4 11:45, Grades 5-8 11:55

    Sep

    07

    First Day of School for Pre-K for All Students – 9:30 – 11:00

    Sep

    08

    Early Dismissal for Pre-K to Grade 8 – Pre-K 11 a.m., Kindergarten 11:35, Grades 1-4 11:45, Grades 5-8 11:55

    Sep

    11

    First full-day of classes for Pre-K to 8

    Sep

    11

    Nursery students should arrive at 9:30 a.m. Dismissal with their parents after orientation
  • Sep

    12

    Nursery’s first full day

    Sep

    12

    Parent Orientation begins at 7 p.m. in gym

    Sep

    13

    Opening of the Year Liturgy (Grades 1 to 8) at 8:30 a.m.

    Sep

    14

    Band Assembly for Grades 3 to 8 at 12:40 p.m.

    Sep

    20

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday
  • Sep

    22

    Annual Walk-A-Thon for Academy Health

    Sep

    25

    Parent Workshop at 8:30 a.m. Social Media and Your Child in the library (Grades 3-8)

    Sep

    26

    Parent Workshop at 7 p.m. Social Media and Your Child (Grades 3-8)

    Sep

    27

    Parent Workshop at 7 p.m. Social Media and Your Child (Grades 3-8)

    Sep

    28

    Parent Workshop at 7 p.m. Social Media and Your Child (Grades 3-8)
  • Oct

    04

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    Oct

    06

    Grade 8 Focus Day Retreat at ICC in Douglaston (9:30 am to 1:30 pm)

    Oct

    09

    Columbus Day – Academy CLOSED

    Oct

    10

    Green Meadow Farm (Kindergarten students & Parents)

    Oct

    10

    TERRA NOVA Standardized Testing begins (Grades 3 to 8)
  • Oct

    18

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    Oct

    20

    Grade 8 RING DAY Ceremony at 1:15 p.m.

    Oct

    23

    Pre-k – 8 Group Pictures

    Oct

    24

    Graduates and Nursery Individual and Group Pictures

    Oct

    25

    Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Individual Pictures
  • Oct

    26

    Pre-K, Kindergarten, Sixth & Seventh Individual Pictures

    Oct

    31

    Halloween Bowling Trips

    Nov

    01

    All Saints Day Liturgy at 8:30 a.m. (K to 8)

    Nov

    01

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    Nov

    04

    TACHS Examination for Eighth Graders
  • Nov

    07

    Working Together Yr 3 – Parent Workshops (7 to 8:30 pm)

    Nov

    09

    PreK for All Program is in session

    Nov

    09

    Professional Day for Teachers – NO CLASSES for N, K to 8

    Nov

    10

    Veteran’s Day – Academy CLOSED

    Nov

    15

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday
  • Nov

    21

    Thanksgiving Liturgy at 8:30 a.m. (K to 8)

    Nov

    22

    Field Trip to Opening Day Movies

    Nov

    23

    Thanksgiving Day – Academy CLOSED

    Nov

    24

    Academy CLOSED

    Dec

    01

    First Friday Liturgy at 8:30 a.m. (Grades K to 8)
  • Dec

    03

    First Sunday of ADVENT

    Dec

    05

    Pre-K Professional Day – No classes for Pre-K

    Dec

    06

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    Dec

    06

    Report Cards distributed in p.m. homeroom

    Dec

    07

    EARLY DISMISSAL for Parent Teacher Interviews
  • Dec

    07

    Interviews from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m.

    Dec

    08

    Feast of the Immaculate Conception – Academy CLOSED

    Dec

    10

    Second Sunday of ADVENT

    Dec

    17

    Annual Christmas Production at Noon and 2:30 p.m. performances

    Dec

    17

    Third Sunday of ADVENT
  • Dec

    18

    Annual Christmas Production at 7 p.m.

    Dec

    18

    Chorus Caroling at TD Bank (app 10 a.m.)

    Dec

    19

    Field Trip to Christmas Movies (K-5) and (6-8)

    Dec

    20

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    Dec

    24

    Fourth Sunday of Advent – Christmas Eve
  • Dec

    25

    Christmas Day – Academy CLOSED until Tuesday, January 2

    Dec

    26

    Academy CLOSED

    Dec

    27

    Academy CLOSED

    Dec

    28

    Academy CLOSED

    Dec

    29

    Academy CLOSED
  • Jan

    01

    New Year’s Day – Academy CLOSED

    Jan

    02

    Classes resume

    Jan

    03

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    Jan

    10

    Liturgy to Bless Resolutions (K to 8) 8:30 a.m.

    Jan

    12

    PreK for All is in session
  • Jan

    12

    Professional Day for Teachers – No classes for N, K to 8

    Jan

    15

    Martin Luther King Observed – Academy CLOSED

    Jan

    17

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    Jan

    18

    Olympic Day for Grades K to 4 – snack pack available

    Jan

    19

    Olympic Day for Grades 5-8 – snack pack available
  • Jan

    24

    Upper Grades 6-7-8 Math Bee at 8:30 a.m.

    Jan

    29

    Catholic Schools Week begins with Open House and Registration for 2018-2019

    Jan

    30

    Open House 9 to 11 a.m. Tours and Registration available

    Jan

    31

    Open House 9 to 11 a.m. with Tours and Registration available

    Feb

    01

    Field Trip to Queens Performing Arts Center (K-3)
  • Feb

    01

    Open House 9 to 11 a.m. with Tours and Registration available

    Feb

    02

    First Friday Liturgy at 8:30 a.m. (K to 8)

    Feb

    07

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    Feb

    07

    Field Trips to Queens Performing Arts Center (4-8)

    Feb

    14

    Ash Wednesday – Lent begins
  • Feb

    14

    Valentine FUN Day – snack pack available

    Feb

    15

    Middle Grades Math Bee 3-4-5 at 8:30 a.m.

    Feb

    19

    Mid-Winter Recess – Academy CLOSED

    Feb

    20

    Mid-Winter Recess – Academy CLOSED

    Feb

    21

    Mid-Winter Recess – Academy CLOSED
  • Feb

    22

    Mid-Winter Recess – Academy CLOSED

    Feb

    23

    Mid-Winter Recess – Academy CLOSED

    Mar

    02

    Faculty Professional Day – No classes for N, K to 8

    Mar

    02

    PreK for All is in session

    Mar

    07

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday
  • Mar

    13

    PK Professional Day – no classes for Pre-K for All

    Mar

    16

    Field Trip to Queens College Arts on Stage (K-4)

    Mar

    19

    Liturgy at 8:30 a.m. for Feast of Patron St. Joseph (K to 8)

    Mar

    21

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    Mar

    27

    Report Cards distributed in p.m. homeroom
  • Mar

    28

    Early Dimissal for Parent-Teacher Interviews (by appointment)

    Mar

    28

    Easter Egg Hunt for Grades K to 4

    Mar

    29

    Holy Thursday – Academy CLOSED

    Mar

    30

    Good Friday – Academy CLOSED

    Apr

    01

    Easter
  • Apr

    02

    Easter Recess – Academy CLOSED

    Apr

    03

    Easter Recess – Academy CLOSED

    Apr

    04

    Easter Recess – Academy CLOSED

    Apr

    05

    Easter Recess – Academy CLOSED

    Apr

    06

    Easter Recess – Academy CLOSED
  • Apr

    11

    Field Trip to Queens College Arts on Stage (3 Little Pigs) K to 3

    Apr

    11

    NYS ELA Examination Grades 4,6,8

    Apr

    12

    NYS ELA Examination Grades 4,6,8

    Apr

    13

    NYS ELA Examination Grades 4,6,8

    Apr

    13

    Passionist SUNDAY MASS taping at 10:30 a.m. (Grades 5 and 6)
  • Apr

    16

    SPIRIT WEEK begins

    Apr

    18

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    Apr

    20

    Parent Appreciation Day

    Apr

    25

    Liturgy at 8:30 a.m. (K to 8)

    Apr

    27

    Faculty Professional Day – No classes for N, K, 1 to 8
  • May

    02

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    May

    07

    Juniper Valley Park Field Day (Grades K to 8)

    May

    08

    RAIN DATE for Juniper Valley Park

    May

    10

    Ascension Thursday Liturgy at 9 a.m. (K to 8)

    May

    14

    Field Trip to Queens College Arts Center Performance (K-4)
  • May

    15

    Grade 7 Trip to Philadelphia for invited students on basis of grades and behavior

    May

    16

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday

    May

    17

    Aquinas Society Symposium at St. Margaret in Middle Village

    May

    18

    TACHS and Summer of Fun Registration at 3:30 p.m. in library

    May

    23

    NYS Math Examination Grades 4,6,8
  • May

    24

    NYS Math Examination Grades 4,6,8

    May

    25

    NYS Math Examination Grades 4,6,8

    May

    28

    Memorial Day – Academy CLOSED

    May

    30

    Talent Show (Tentative)

    May

    31

    Grade 8 NYS Science Performance Examination
  • Jun

    01

    Grade 4 NYS Science Performance Examination

    Jun

    01

    Grade 8 Trip to Washington D.C. for students invited to participate on basis of grades and behavior

    Jun

    04

    NYS Written Science Examination Grades 4,8

    Jun

    05

    Fine Arts Festival begins at 6:30 p.m.

    Jun

    06

    Earlier Dismissal Wednesday
  • Jun

    07

    Field Trip to Luna Park Coney Island (Grades K to 7)

    Jun

    07

    Summer School and Summer of Fun Registration in library at 3 p.m.

    Jun

    08

    Summer School and Summer of Fun Registration in library at 3 p.m.

    Jun

    11

    Eighth Grade Retreat at ICC in Douglaston

    Jun

    11

    Eighth Grade RETREAT to ICC
  • Jun

    13

    8th Grade Graduation Liturgy (10 a.m.) followed by Awards Brunch

    Jun

    13

    Class Night for 8th Graders at Riccardo’s by the Bridge at 7 p.m.

    Jun

    15

    Grade 8 Graduation at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Church

    Jun

    18

    Kindergarten Graduation

    Jun

    19

    Last Day of School IF NO SNOW OR EMERGENCY CLOSING DAYS ARE TAKEN
  • Jun

    19

    PreK for All End-of-Year Celebrations

    Jun

    20

    Last Day of School IF ONE SNOW OR EMERGENCY DAY IS TAKEN

    Jun

    21

    Last Day of School IF TWO SNOW OR EMERGENCY DAYS ARE TAKEN

    Jun

    22

    Last Day of School IF THREE SNOW OR EMERGENCY DAYS ARE TAKEN

    Jun

    25

    Summer School Begins at 8 a.m.
  • Jul

    04

    No Classes – Independence Day

    Jul

    13

    Summer School ends

    Aug

    17

    Summer of Fun Program ends

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