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20 Nelson Road
Ithaca, NY, 14850
United States

607-256-2020

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2019-2020

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*May 22: Optional Snow Day Make-Up if needed (ICSD)
**IWS aligns with ICSD schedule

July 2019
26: IWS Community Read Potluck Dinner 5:30-7:30pm


August 2019
19-20: IC Community PLUNGE  Work Days
26-30: Faculty/Staff Work Week


September 2019
3: First Grade Orientation  9-10:30am
4: First Day of School and Opening Assembly - Grades Early Childhood “Morning Visit”  10-12 noon
5: First Day of School for Early Childhood
7: Community Contra Dance and Potluck Dinner 6 pm
11: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
13: All-school Community Sing  8:30-9 am
15: IWS Community Workday & Potluck 2-7 pm
16: IWS Board Meeting  5 pm
17: Early Childhood Parent Meeting  6:30-7:30 pm
21: Crafting for Elves Faire 9-11 am
25: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
27: Michaelmas: Grades In-School Celebration  1-3 pm


October 2019
3: All-school Open Community Meeting  4-5:30 pm
8: First Grade Readiness – Parent Meeting  4-5:30 pm
11: All-school Community Sing  8:30-9 am
9: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
14: Indigenous Peoples’ Day  No School**
17 & 18 - AWSNA Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
19: Crafting for Elves Faire 9-11 am
TBA: School Picture Day
21: IWS Board Meeting  5 pm
23: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
31: Halloween: Grades In-School Celebration


November 2019
2: Crafting for Elves Faire 9-11 am
7: EC Lantern Walk  4:45 pm
8: Parent – Teacher Conferences  No School**
11: Veterans Day  No School **
6: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
15: All-school Community Sing  8:30-9 am
18: IWS Board meeting  5 pm
20: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
27-29: Thanksgiving Break  No School**


December 2019
4: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
7: Elves Faire  11 am-3 pm
13: Winter Spiral, during school day Early Childhood (am), Grades (pm)
16: IWS Board Meeting  5 pm
20: Winter Assembly  11 am (EC and Grades: Half-day)
23-Jan. 6: Winter Break  No School**
27: Candlelight Sing  6:30 pm, Longview Retirement Ctr.


January 2020
6: School Resumes
10: All-school Community Sing  8:30-9 am
15: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
17: PD Day No School
TBD: Board/Faculty Retreat
20: MLK Day  No School**
20: IWS Board Meeting  5 pm


February 2020
7: WECAN conference, NO EC CLASSES
12: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
10-14 IWS Re-enrollment Days
14: All-school Community Sing  8:30-9 am
14: Early Bird Contract Deadline
17-21: February Break  No School**
24: IWS Board Meeting  5pm


March 2020
6: All-school Community Sing  8:30-9 am
11: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
19: PD Day No School
20: Parent – Teacher Conferences  No School
16:  IWS Board Meeting  5 pm


April 2020
6-10: Spring Break**
17: All-school Community Sing  8:30-9 am
15: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
18: Afternoon of Strings – 2pm
20: IWS Board Meeting  5 pm
TBA: Joan Moora Keynote Lecture/Workshop


May 2020
1: EC May Day celebration 11:30 am-12:30 pm
2: Mayfaire 11am – 2pm
8: All-school Community Sing  8:30-9 am
13: Parent Council Meeting  8:30-9:30 am
15: Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day
15: Piano Benefit Concert  6 pm
18: IWS Board Meeting  5 pm
22: No School*
25: Memorial Day  No School**
29: Student String Recital  8:30-9:30 am


June 2020
5: All-school Community Sing  8:30-9 am
10: Last day of school  half-day for all students
11 – 12:15  Summer Assembly
12:30 pm  All-school Picnic
1:30 pm  Clean-up
11: Summer Break Begins
11-12;15-17: Faculty/Staff Work Week
15: IWS Board Meeting  5 pm


July 2020
Summer Camps


Exact ICSD BREAKS:
Winter Break I: 12/23/2019 - 1/6/2020
Winter Break II: 2/17/2020 - 2/21/2020
Spring Break: 4/6/2020 - 4/10/2020

Optional Snow Day Make-Up if needed (ICSD): May 22:

ICSD PT Conferences: 11/8/2019 & 3/19/2020

MORE DATES TO NOTE

Ongoing Meetings/Tours:
2nd Fridays: All-school Community Sing  8:30-9 am
1st & 3rd Thursdays: Guided School Tours  8:30 am
2nd & 4th Wednesdays: Parent Council  8:30-9:30 am
3rd (or 4th) Mondays:  IWS Board Meetings  5 pm


Faculty/Administration/Board Dates:

2019
Aug 26-30:
August Work Week
Oct 17-18: Proposed AWSNA Visit

2020
TBD: Board & Faculty Retreat 12:30 -5 pm
Feb 14: WECAN Conference
June 11-12;15-17: June Work Week