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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.

2022-2023 Calendar (subject to change)

June

1

Tuition Payment Due

July

1

Tuition Payment Due

August

1

Tuition Payment Due

8

Incoming 3s 1st Summer Playdate 9:15-10:45 AM 

9

Incoming 4s and PRE-K 1st Summer Playdate 9:15-10:45 AM 

13

Playground Clean Up Day 8-12 AM Volunteers needed 

17

Incoming 4s and PRE-K 2nd Summer Playdate 9:15-10:45 AM 

18

Incoming 3s 2nd Summer Playdate 9:15-10:45 AM 

20

Raindate Playground Clean Up Day 8-12 AM Volunteers needed  

22

Incoming 4s and PRE-K 3rd Summer Playdate 9:15-10:45 AM 

23

Incoming 3s 3rd Summer Playdate 9:15-10:45 AM 

31

Teacher Set Up/Meeting Day 

September

1

Tuition Payment Due

1

Teacher Work Day - Set up & Meetings Part 2 - Epi and Medication Training

1

Parent Orientation 7- 8:30 PM via Zoom or 3rd floor Chapel and classroom wing

2

Drop in Meet the Teachers, DG4s 10 - 11 AM; Pre-K 11 AM - 12 PM

5

Labor Day - No School

6

Drop in Meet the Teachers, PW4s 11 AM - 12 PM

6 & 7

Half Classes for Pre-K

8

Pre-K first day as a full class

6

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

8

Half Classes for 3's (9:30 -11:00 accompanied by parent or caregiver)

7 & 9

Half Classes for 4's

12

4s first day as a full class

12

Monday Extended Day Lunch Bunch Starts: 4's 11:30-1/PreK 12-1:00 or 12-1:30

13

3s First Day Dropped off

13

Tuesday Creative Explorers First Day

13

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

14

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

15

Thursday Creative Explorers First Day

16

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

19

Pre K and DG 4s Intake Conferences 5-9 PM (sign-ups will be available)

20

3s Tuesday Extnded Day/Lunch bunch starts

21

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

21

Library Field Trip, 4's/Pre-K

22

HCJ 3s Intake Conferences 5-9 PM DGW 3s Intake Conferences 6-9 PM (sign-ups will be available)

26

Rosh Hashanah - No School

27

PW 4s Intake Conferences 5-8 PM (sign-ups will be available)

28

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

29

First Parent Coffee 3s Parents (on hold)

30

First Parent Coffee 4s and Pre-K parents (to be rescheduled)

30

Auerfarm Apples to Cider Field Trip, 9 AM for PreK & 4s- Drop off and pick up at Auerfarm

October

1

Tuition Payment Due

5

Yom Kippur - No School

10

Columbus Day - No School

13 & 14

Individual and Class Picture Days—The Traveling Studio (not confirmed)

31

4s and PreK Halloween Parties

November

1

Tuition Payment Due

1

3s Halloween Parties

8

Election Day - No School

9

4s and PreK Parent Coffee - Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Tasting

10

3s Parent Coffee - Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Tasting

TBD

Sibling & Family Photo Evening—The Traveling Studio

TBD

Sibling & Family Photo Morning—The Traveling Studio

11

Veteran's Day - HNS is open

17

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

19

Open House for Incoming students: Priority Registration Open for 2023-2024

21

4s & Pre-K Thanksgiving Parties

22

3s Thanksgiving Parties

22-25

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

30

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

December

1

Tuition Payment Due

16

2023-2024 Priority Registration closes

17

2023-2024 Registration open to the public

20

3s Winter Holiday Parties

21

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

21

4s and Pre-K Winter Holiday Parties

22-31

Holiday Recess - No School

January

1

Tuition Payment Due

1-2

Holiday Recess - No School

7

Open House for 2023-2024 10 AM to Noon.

16

Martin Luther King Day - No School

17-19

Mid-Year Parent Conferences

February

13

4s Valentine's Day Parties

14

3s and PreK Valentine's Day Parties

20-21

Winter Recess - No School

March

1

Tuition Deposit for 2023-2024 Due

17

No School - Simsbury Public Schools Closed for Professional Development

April

7

No School - Good Friday

10-14

Spring Recess - No School

27

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

28

4s & PreK Conferences - No School

May

17

Lunch with a Kndergartener PreK 12-1:15 (no music for PreK)(not confirmed)

18

Last Day 3s Thursday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch

19

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

22

Last Day of Magic Monday 3s

22

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

23

Tuesday Creative Explorers Last Day

23

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

24

Wacky Wednesday 3s last day

24

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

25

3s Last day of class and 3s Picnics

25

Thursday Creative Explorers last Day

25

Thursday Extended Day/Lunch Bunch 4s last day

25

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

26

4s Last Day of Class & End of Year Celebration 12:15-1:15 p.m. Simsbury Meadows; Rain Location Palmer Hall

26

PreK Last Day of Class & PreK End of Year Celebration 12:15-1:15 p.m. Simsbury Meadows; Rain Location Palmer Hall

29

Memorial Day - No School

30

Teacher Clean Up & Meeting Day

June

1

1st Tuition Payment Due 2023-2014