Calendar-Old version

 2016-2017

GFS Calendar

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August 19 – Incoming Kindergarten Play Date

  • Big Playground 2:00 – 4:00
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August 21 – All School Play Date

  • Big Playground 12:00 – 3:00
  • Bring blankets for a picnic
  • Food trucks available
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August 23 – Falcon Return – Class Lists

  • MPR
  • Kindergarten Open House – 2:00-4:00
  • Grades 1-6 – 3:30 – 5:30
  • Sign up for PTA, FUND, Band, buy school clothing, decorate your own falcon, find out your class.
  • Class lists will be available at 6:00 p.m. on ParentSquare
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EVERY Wednesday is Bike, Walk, Bus, & Roll Day

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**August 24, 2016- FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL**

  • 8:30 a.m. – Parent Welcome – Library
back_to_school Sept. 1 – Back-to-School Night – Parents ONLY

  • K-3 – 6:00-6:35 p.m.
  • 4-6 – 6:45-7:15 p.m.
  • 7:15-8:00 5th/6th Parent Meeting: Camps/Fundraising
pta Sept. 2 – PTA Membership Drive Begins
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Sept. 5 – Labor Day  NO SCHOOL
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Sept. 6 – PTA General Meeting

  • 6:30-8:00 p.m. in MPR
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Sept. 9 – Genevieve Fundraising – Grades 4-6

  • Kickoff Assembly and Sales Begin
  • Sales end ?
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Sept. 13 & Sept. 14 – Student Picture Day

  • Sept. 13 – Grades 4-6 and GFS
  • Sept. 14 – Grades K-3
books with dog Sept. 23 – Summer Reading Assembly 1:00-2:30
potluck Sept. 23 – Kindergarten Pot Luck

  • 5:00 – 7:00 – Kindergarten Yard
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Oct. 6 – Mini-Madonnari

  • $10 (includes chalk, snack, and water)
  • 2:00-3:00
carnival Oct. 7 – Back-to-School Carnival

  • 5th/6th Camp Fundraiser
  • 3:00-6:00 p.m.
early-dismissal Oct. 20 – Student Minimum Day

  • Early Dismissal – 12:00
halloween2 Oct. 31 – Masquerade Parade – 8:30 a.m.
chaucers_books Nov. 6 – Chaucer’s Night Out
lots_of_stars_flag Nov. 11 – Veterans Day – NO SCHOOL
report_card Nov. 14-18 – Parent-Teacher Conferences

  • Early Dismissal – 12:00
turkey_running Nov. 18 – Turkey Trot

  • 8:30-11:30
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Nov. 21 – 25 – Thanksgiving Holiday – NO SCHOOL
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Dec. 5-11 – Computer Science Education Week
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Dec. 6 – PTA General Meeting

  • 6:30 p.m. MPR
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Dec. 9 – Winter Sing

  • 9:00-10:00
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Dec. ? – Winter Sing & Band Assembly

  • 9:00-11:00 – Performed on the Playground Blacktop
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Dec. 15 – Holiday Staff Luncheon
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Dec. 19 – Jan. 2 – WINTER RECESS – NO SCHOOL
smiley_face Tuesday, Jan. 3 – SCHOOL RESUMES
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Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – NO SCHOOL
early-dismissal Jan. 26 – Student Minimum Day

  • Early Dismissal 12:00 
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Jan. 27 – Jog-A-Thon Pre-Event Assemby
cowgirl_riding_sm_wht Jan. ? – P.E. Western Days
 career_day2 Feb. 7 – Career Day

  • Kinder – 12:20 – 1:20 p.m.
  • 1st – 3rd – 12:45 to 1:40
  • Grades 4-6  –  1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
100-days  Feb. ? – 100th Day of School
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Feb. 16 – Jog-A-Thon
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Feb. 17 – Lincoln’s Birthday – NO SCHOOL
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Feb. 20 – Presidents’ Day – NO SCHOOL
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Feb. 23 – Kindergarten Orientation Night

  • 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Multi-Purpose Room
  • Click here for Information
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Feb. 24 – Kindergarten & New Student Registration Begins
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March 3 – Jog-a-Thon Closing Assembly – 1:00
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March 7 – PTA General Meeting

  • 6:30 – 7:30
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March 8-10 – Fifth Grade to C.I.M.I. Camp
report_card March 14-17 – Parent-Teacher Conferences

  • Early Dismissal at 1:20
disco_ball March 18 –  FOOTHILL GALA!!  Fundraising Event

  • 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
  • Adult Only Event
  • Santa Barbara Greek Orthodox Church
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Friday, March 24 – 31 – SPRING RECESS 

  • NO SCHOOL
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April 3 – School Resumes
space_shuttle April 3-7 – Sixth Grade to ASTRO Camp
katz April 10-14  – Michael Katz Assembly
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April ? –  May ? – Smarter Balanced Testing – Grades 3-6

  • Science Testing – 5th Grade – April ?
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April 27 – OPEN HOUSE, Art Show, Ice Cream Social, Adopt-A-Book

  • 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Classrooms Open 6:30-7:30 p.m.
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April ? – 4th Grade Bike Rodeo –  10:00-12:00
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May ? – Kindergarten Screening

  • 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
talent_show May 11 – Talent Show

  • Talent Show, Raffle, Food Festival, & Bake Sale
  • 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Talent Show at 6:00
music_notes_singing May 19 – Spring Sing & Honorary Service Awards

  • 9:00 – 10:00 – Blacktop
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May ? – Teacher Appreciation Day
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May ? – 4th Grade – California Living Wax Museum

  • 12:45 – 1:50 p.m.
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May 26 – Sports Day

  • K-2 10:20-11:30 a.m.
  • 3-6 12:55-2:50 p.m.
memorial_day_flag May 29 – Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL
math super bowl May 31 – Math SuperBowl
disco_ball June 2 – Sixth Grade Party

  • 5:00-7:00 p.m.
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June 6 – Softball Game – Staff vs. 6th Grade

  • 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
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June 5 – Family School Beach Day
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June 7 – Foothill Graduation Ceremony

  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
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June 8 – Sixth Grade Beach Day

  • 9:30-2:30
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June 8 – Family School Graduation Ceremony

  • 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
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**Friday, June 9th – LAST Day of School**

  • Kindergarten Dismissal  11:30
  • Grades 1-6 Dismissal – 11:50
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*PTA General Meetings are held quarterly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room.  Months are September, December and March.