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HNS Programs

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The school year is divided into two semesters. School opens in early September and runs through the end of May. For the most part, we observe the same holiday and vacation schedule as the Simsbury public schools.

2019-2020 Calendar (subject to change)

August

3

Playground Clean Up Day 8-12 AM 

29

Parent Orientation 7- 8 PM 3rd floor Chapel and classroom wing

29

Meet the Teachers, 10 - 11 AM for morning 4's; 11 - 12 PM for PreK

September

2

Labor Day - No School

3 & 5

Half Classes for 3's (9 to 10:30 accompanied by parent or caregiver)

3 & 4

Half Classes for Pre-K

4 & 6

Half Classes for 4's

9

4s first day as a full class

9

Monday Creative Movement Starts: 4's 11:30-1/PreK 12-1:45

10

3s First Day Dropped off

10

Tuesday Explorer's Club-First Day

10

3's, 4's & Pre-K Tuesday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch starts

11

4's & Pre-K Wednesday First Steps in Music starts: 4s 11:30-1:00/PreK 12-1:45

12

Thursday Explorer's Club-First Day

12

Thursday Explorer's Club Lunch Bunch starts

12

PreK Yoga starts 12:00-1:45

13

4's & Pre-K Friday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch starts

16

Wed 3's First Class 9 - 11:30

18

Wed 3's First Class 9 - 11:30

23-26

Intake Conferences 5-9 PM (sign-ups will be available)

25

Library Field Trip, 4's/Pre-K

26, 27

First Parent Coffees

30

Rosh Hashanah - No School

October

2

Bushy Hill Orchard Field Trip, 9 AM for PreK & 4s- No music

9

Yom Kippur - No School

14

Columbus Day - No School

17 & 18

Individual and Class Picture Days—The Traveling Studio

November

5

Election Day - No School

3's Thursday Lunch bunch starts(11:30 - 1:00)

16

Open House for Incoming students: Priority Registration Open for 2020-2021

20

3's First Steps in Music starts(11:30 -1:00)

27-29

No School (Thanksgiving Recess) (note: Nov. 27 this an early dismissal day for SPS; HNS is closed)

December

13

2020-2021 Priority Registration closes

14

2020-2021 Registration open to the public

19-31

Holiday Recess - No School

January

1

New Year's Day - No School

4

Open House for 2020-2021 10 AM to Noon.

13-16

Evening Conferences

20

Martin Luther King Day - No School

February

17-18

Winter Recess - No School

March

20

Simsbury Public Schools Closed - No School

April

10

Good Friday - No School

13-17

Spring Recess - No School

23

3s Conferences - No School for 3s

24

4s & PreK Conferences - No School

May

18

Last Day of Creative Movement/Parent Share 4s & PreK

19

Last Day Tuesday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch 3s, 4s & PreK

20

Last Day of First Steps in Music 3s, 4s & PreK

21

Last Day Thursday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch 3s & 4s

21

Last Day PreK Yoga PreK

22

Last Day Friday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch 4s & PreK

25

Memorial Day - No School

26

Tuesday Explorer's Club Last day

27

4s Last Day

28

Thursday Explorer's Club Last Day

28

3s Last day and 3s Picnics

28

Stay and Play for Incoming 3s 12:15-1:00

28

PreK Last Day

29

No School - 4s & PreK Picnic & Celebration 11:45-12:45 Simsbury Meadows; Rain Location Palmer Hall

June

1

Teacher Clean Up & Meeting Day