First Day School Calendar

First Day School and REC Events, 2017-2018

 
July 2017

July 9:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting


August 2017

August 6:

11:45 am – 2 pm

Teachers’ retreat. Lunch and childcare provided
August 13:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting
August 27:


1st day of First Day School, followed by and ice cream social


September 2017 K – 5 Theme: The Light Within, Quaker values (the Testimonies)
JYF’s and SYF’s pick their own activity/discussion themes

Sept. 3:


Labor Day Holiday. FDS meets
Sept. 10:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting


October 2017 K – 5 Theme: Discovering the Bible: The Old Testament
JYF’s and SYF’s pick their own activity/discussion themes

Oct. 8:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting
Oct. 20:

6 – 8:30 p.m.

Intergenerational Game Night (Friday)
Oct. 21:


5th Sunday, music after fellowship


November 2017 K – 5 Theme: The World’s Religions and Spirituality
JYF’s and SYF’s pick their own activity/discussion themes

Nov. 12:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting


December 2017 K – 5 Theme: Advent, Christmas and Other Religious Observances
JYF’s and SYF’s pick their own activity/discussion themes

Dec. 10:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting
Dec. 17:


Christmas Program at rise of Meeting, followed by Christmas Potluck
Dec. 24:


Combined classes: singing


January 2018 K – 5 Theme: Equality, Harmony and Peace Making
JYF’s and SYF’s pick their own activity/discussion themes

Jan 14:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting
Jan. 19:

6 – 8:30 pm.

Intergenerational Game Night (Friday)


February 2018 K – 5 Theme: Quaker History and Practices
JYF’s and SYF’s pick their own activity/discussion themes

Feb. 11:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting
Feb. 25:

11:45am – 2pm

Mid-year Retreat for REC/Teachers


March 2012 K – 5 Theme: Discovering the Bible: The New Testament
JYF’s and SYF’s pick their own activity/discussion themes

Mar. 11:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting
Mar. 16:

6 – 8:30 pm.

Intergenerational Game Night (Friday)


April 2018 K – 5 Theme: Stewardship and the Web of Life
JYF’s and SYF’s pick their own activity/discussion themes

Apr 1:


Easter Egg Hunt; pot luck
Apr 8:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting


May 2018 K – 5 Theme: Living Simply and Affirming Personal Values
JYF’s and SYF’s pick their own activity/discussion themes

May 13:


Mother’s Day: Graduating Seniors and New Children are honored, as are Teachers and Assistants.
May 13:

8:45 a.m.

REC Meeting
May 20:


End of FDS year; Multi-age Field Games and ice cream social
May 27:


Holiday: no formal FDS classes but multi-aged group activities will focus on the arts of indigenous peoples during the summer of 2018


* Italicized=multi-age activities

Teachers & Assistants:
K-5:     1st Sunday:                        Susan Stephens as teacher; Mary Downton as assistant
2nd Sunday:                        Susan Stephens as teacher; Brian Kress as assistant
3rd Sunday:                        Carolyn Kuban as teacher; looking for an assistant for her
4th Sunday:                        Deb McNamara as teacher; Fran Boler as assistant
5th Sunday:                        Multi-age Service activity
Substitute:            Makaan Burt

JYF
1st Sunday:                        Sonja Toutenhoofd & Tom Bache-Wiig
2nd Sunday:                      Sonja Toutenhoofd & Nancy Kress
3rd Sunday:                       Sonja Toutenhoofd & Marc Gacy: coffee shop with SYF
4th Sunday:                       Sonja Toutenhoofd & Helen Braider or Polly Feitler
5th Sunday:                        Multi-age Service activity

SYF
1st Sunday:                       Marc Gacy & Assistant
2nd Sunday:                      Margaret Wallace and guest discussion leader
3rd Sunday:                      Sonja Toutenhoofd & Marc Gacy: coffee shop with JYF
4th Sunday:                      Marc Gacy & Assistant
5th Sunday:                        Multi-age Service activity

 

Teachers and Assistants:  Please view “Best Practice” requirements here:  www.boulderfriendsmeeting.org/best-practice-information-for-rec
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