First Day School and REC Calendar, 2019-2020

K – 5 Themes are listed each month. JYFs and SYFs choose their own themes and discussion topics.
 
August 2019
  • August 25 – Teacher/assistant orientation
September 2019: The Light Within, Quaker values
  • Sept. 1 – Labor Day Holiday. FDS  does not meet
  • Sept. 8 – First day of FDS 
  • Sept 15 –  REC Meeting, 8:45
  • Sept. 29 – 5thSunday: Combined classes for service project
October 2019: Discovering the Bible: The Old Testament 
  • Oct. 13 – Games on the playground and nursery area following rise of meeting. All are invited.
  • Oct. 20 – REC Meeting, 8:45
November 2019: The World’s Religions and Spirituality
  • Nov. 17 –  REC Meeting, 8:45
December 2019: Advent, Christmas and Other Religious Observances 
  • Dec. 15 –  REC Meeting, 8:45
  • Dec. 15 – Christmas Program before rise of Meeting
  • Dec. 15 – Christmas Potluck after the program
  • Dec. 29 – combined classes: singing (5th Sunday.)
January 2020: Equality, Harmony and Peace Making 
  • Jan. 12 – Pizza and games in the nursery and classrooms at rise of meeting
  • Jan. 19 – REC Meeting, 8:45
February 2020: Quaker History and Practices 
  • Feb. 16 – REC meeting, 8:45
  • Feb. 23 – Mid-year Retreat for REC/Teachers at 11:45- 2:00
March 2020: Discovering the Bible – The New Testament 
  • March 14 – (Saturday) 4:00-6:00: St. Patrick’s Day party
  • Mar. 15 – REC Meeting, 8:45
April 2020: Stewardship and the Web of Life 
  • Apr. 12 – Easter: Egg hunt and pot-luck
  • Apr. 19 – REC Meeting, 8:45
May 2020: Living Simply and Affirming Personal Values
  • May 10 – Mother’s Day: Graduating Seniors and New Children are honored
  • May 17 – REC Meeting, 8:45
  • May 17 – Honoring Teachers and Assistants after announcements
  • May 17 –  End of FDS year; Multi-age Field Games and ice cream social
  • May 24 – Holiday: no FDS classes
May 31: Summer program begins and continues every Sunday until last Sunday in August