2018-19 School Calendar

September
2018

8/29: First Day of Work for Staff
9/3: Labor Day (School Closed)
9/4: Community Work Day (Help Set Up Classrooms! Meet Teachers!)
9/6: First Day of School for Students, 8:30 AM
9/10-9/11: Rosh Hashanah (School Closed)
9/15: New Parent Brunch, 11:00 AM
9/18: Director’s Coffee Hour, 9:00 AM
9/19: Yom Kippur (School Closed)
9/24 - 9/28: Advisory Family Potluck Breakfasts


october
2018

10/3: Back to School Night, 6:00 PM
10/8: Indigenous Peoples Day (Day On!)
10/13: Parent Meeting,  11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
10/16: Director’s Coffee Hour, 9:00 AM
10/17: BFS Half Day (Full School Dismissal at Noon)
10/17: Fall Open House (1 of 3), 6:00 PM
10/24: Parent Workshop, 6:00-7:30 PM
10/27: Fall Open House (2 of 3), 11:00 AM
10/31: Halloween Celebration


November
2018

11/5: Family Conferences (School Closed)
11/6: Fall Professional Development Day (School Closed)
11/12: Veterans Day Observed (School Closed)
11/14: Fall Open House (3 of 3), 6:00 PM
11/15-17: BFS Teacher Institute: Making Room for Student Voice in the Classroom
11/20: Community Thanksgiving Celebration
11/21-11/23: Thanksgiving Recess (School Closed)
11/27: Director’s Coffee Hour, 9:00 AM
11/28: Parent Workshop, 6:00-7:30 PM


December
2018

12/8: Parent Meeting, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
12/18: Director’s Coffee Hour, 9:00 AM
12/29: Festival of Lights
12/20-1/2: Winter Recess (School Closed)


January
2019

1/3: School Resumes
1/7-1/11: High School Transcript Review Week
1/15: Director’s Coffee Hour, 9:00 AM
1/16: Parent Workshop, 6:00-7:30 PM
1/21: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Day On!)


February
2019

2/4: Winter Professional Development Day (School Closed)
2/5: Lunar New Year (School Closed)
2/9: Parent Meeting, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
2/13: Educators Career Fair
2/14: Community Love Celebration
2/26: Director’s Coffee Hour, 9:00 AM
2/27: Parent Workshop, 6:00-7:30 PM
2/18-2/22: Mid Winter Recess (School Closed)


March
2019

3/6: BFS Half Day (Full School Dismissal at Noon)
3/19: Director’s Coffee Hour, 9:00 AM
3/21: Family Conferences (School Closed)
3/22: Spring Professional Development Day (School Closed)
3/28: Gala 2019!


April
2019

4/3: Parent Workshop, 6:00-7:30 PM
4/9: School Musical, Evening Performance
4/10: School Musical, Matinee Performance
4/16: Director’s Coffee Hour, 9:00 AM
4/13: Parent Meeting, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
4/18-4/26: Spring Recess (School Closed)


MAY
2019

5/1: Parent Workshop, 6:00-7:30 PM
5/2-5/4: BFS Teacher Institute: Making Room for Student Voice in the Classroom
5/14: Director’s Coffee Hour, 9:00 AM
5/21: Community BBQ
5/27: Memorial Day (School Closed)
5/30-6/1: Teacher Institute: Teaching About Slavery and Resistance with a Social Justice Lens


June
2019

6/4: Eid al-Fitr (School Closed)
6/6: Beach Trip (Weather Permitting)
6/8: Graduation
6/11: Field Day (Weather Permitting)
6/12: Bronx Zoo Trip
6/13: Yearbook Ceremony
6/13: Last Day of School for Students (Half Day - Full School Dismissal at Noon)
6/19: Last Day of School for Staff