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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.

2021-2022 Calendar (subject to change)

August

7

Playground Clean Up Day 8-12 AM 

14

Raindate Playground Clean Up Day 8-12 AM 

September

1

Teacher Work Day - Set up & Meetings

2

Teacher Work Day - Set up & Meetings

3

Teacher Work Day - Set up & Meetings

6

Labor Day - No School

7

Rosh Hashanah - No School

8

Teacher Work Day - Set up & Meetings

9

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

10

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

13 & 14

Half Classes for Pre-K

13 & 15

Half Classes for 4's

15

Pre-K first day as a full class

14 & 21

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

16

Yom Kippur - No School

17

4s first day as a full class

20

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

21

Tuesday Creative Explorers-First Day

21

4's Tuesday Creative Explorers & Pre-K Tuesday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch starts

22

Library Field Trip, 4's/Pre-K

22

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

23

3s First Day Dropped off

23

Thursday Creative Explorers First Day

23

Thursday Creative Explorers Lunch Bunch starts

23

PreK Yoga starts 12:00-1:45

24

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

27-29

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

27

First Parent Coffee 4s and Pre-K parents

27

Magic Monday 3's First Class 9 - 11:30

28

First Parent Coffee 3s Parents

28

3's Tuesday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch starts

29

Wacky Wednesday 3's First Class 9 - 11:30

29

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

October

11

Columbus Day - No School

14 & 15

Individual and Class Picture Days—The Traveling Studio

28

3s Halloween Parties

29

4s and Pre-K Halloween Parties

November

2

Election Day - No School

4

3s Parent Coffee - Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Tasting

5

4s and Pre-K Parent Coffee - Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Tasting

11

Veteran's Day - HNS is open

11

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

13

Open House for Incoming students: Priority Registration Open for 2022-2023

22

4s & Pre-K Thanksgiving Parties

23

3s Thanksgiving Parties

24-26

No School (Thanksgiving Recess) (note: Nov. 24 is an early dismissal day for SPS; HNS is closed)

December

1

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

17

2022-2023 Priority Registration closes

18

2022-2023 Registration open to the public

20

4s Winter Holiday Parties

20

Librarian Visits the 4s and Pre-K for a Holiday Story Time

21

3s and Pre-K Winter Holiday Parties

22-31

Holiday Recess - No School

January

8

Open House for 2022-2023 10 AM to Noon.

17

Martin Luther King Day - No School

18-20

Mid-Year Parent Conferences 5-9 p.m.

February

14

4s and Pre-K Valentine's Day Parties

15

3s Valentine's Day Parties

21-22

Winter Recess - No School

March

18

No School - Simsbury Public Schools Closed

April

11-15

Spring Recess - No School

21

3s Conferences - No School for 3s; Thursday Creative Explorers and Pre-K have school

22

4s & PreK Conferences - No School

May

19

Last Day 3s Thursday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch

20

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

23

Last Day of Magic Monday 3s

23

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

24

Tuesday Creative Explorers Last Day

24

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

25

Wacky Wednesday 3s last day

25

First Steps in Music 3s, 4s & PreK last day

26

Thursday Creative Explorers last Day

26

Thursday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch 4s last day

26

3s Last day of class and 3s Picnics

26

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

26

Pre-K Yoga Last Day

27

4s Last Day of Class

27

PreK Last Day of Class

30

Memorial Day - No School

31

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

June

1

Teacher Clean Up & Meeting Day