First Day School Calendar

First Day School and REC Events, 2016-2017


August 2016
2nd:           August 14: REC Meeting 8:30
4th:            August 28: First Day of FDS

September: The Light Within, Quaker Values
1st:            Sept. 4: (Labor Day tomorrow-3 day weekend)
2nd:           Sept. 11: REC Meeting 8:30
3rd:            Sept. 18
4th:            Sept. 25

October: Discovering the Bible: Old Testament
1st:            Oct. 2
2nd:           Oct. 9: REC Meeting 8:30 (holiday tomorrow-3 day weekend)
3rd:            Oct. 16: Echo House Fundraiser Luncheon after Meeting
4th:            Oct. 23: (Colorado Regional Meeting) so may have small classes
5th:            Oct. 30 –Combined classes for Service Project

November: World Religions & Spirituality
1st:            Nov. 6: (Daylight Savings Time-Fall back)
2nd:           Nov. 13: REC Meeting, 8:30 (11th is Veteran’s Day Holiday-3 day weekend)
3rd:            Nov. 20: BVSD holiday all week, Thanksgiving Nov 24th
4th:            Nov. 27

December: Advent, Christmas & Other Religious Observances
1st:            Dec. 4
2nd:           Dec. 11: REC Meeting, 8:30
3rd:           Dec. 18: Christmas Program- School off rest of month
4th:            Dec. 25: Christmas Day 

January 2017: Equality, Harmony & Peace Making (MLK, Jr. Day)
1st:            Jan. 1 (BVSD Holiday through Tuesday)
2nd:           Jan. 8: REC Meeting, 8:30
3rd:            Jan. 15: day before MLK, Jr. Day Holiday- 3 day weekend
4th:            Jan. 22
5th:            Jan. 29 –Combined classes for Service Project

February: Quaker History & Practices
1st:            Feb. 5
2nd:           Feb. 12: REC Meeting, 8:30 (BVSD 3 day weekend)
3rd:            Feb. 19: (President’s Day tomorrow-3 day weekend)
4th:            Feb. 26 (Teacher’s Retreat?-incorporate REC Meeting?)

March: Discovering the Bible: Jesus & the New Testament
1st:            March 5
2nd:           March 12: REC Meeting 8:30 (Daylight savings: Spring forward)
3rd:            March 19
4th:            March 26: Spring break this week-no school

April: Stewardship & the Web of Life
1st:            April 2
2nd:           April 9: REC Meeting, 8:30
3rd:            April 16: Easter: Egg Hunt, Potluck
4th:            April 23 (Earth Day is April 22nd)
5th:            April 30-Combined classes for Service Project

May: Living Simply & Affirming Personal Values
1st:            May 7
2nd:           May 14, REC Meeting, 8:30; Mother’s Day: New Children Welcome
3rd:            May 21
4th:            May 28 end of FDS Year; Graduating Senior, Multi-age Field games & ice cream social

Italicized=multi-age activities

Teachers & Assistants:
K-5:     1st Sunday:                        Susan Stephens; Mary Downton
2nd Sunday:                        Carolyn Kuban & Conner Whitney team teach
3rd Sunday:                        Valerie Ireland : Anne Marie Pois
4th Sunday:                        Mary Golden; Fran Boler
5th Sunday:                        Multi-age Service activity
Substitutes:            Makaan Burt, Chris Myatt (not in ski season)

1st Sunday:                        Makaan Burt & Sonja T.; Lisa Toko-Ross & Marc Gacy
2nd Sunday:                        Rebecca Hutchins and guest speaker for “This I Believe”
3rd Sunday:                        Lisa T-R & Marc G: coffee shop and return for fellowship
4th Sunday:                        Sonja Toutenhoofd, Marc Gacy: visits to & from Mountain View Meeting, may include Ft. Collins; CO Springs
5th Sunday:                        Multi-age Service activity