- 5/17 – Elizabeth Furnace Field Trip (rescheduled from May 6th) > 10am – 2pm – Join us as we explore the ruins of a furnace used to extract iron, conduct a stream study on Passage Creek, and learn about different types of bridges.
- 5/23 – End of the Year Play and Student Exhibit > 12:15pm – Drop off parents come early, the productions of “Where the Wild Things Are” and “The Cheetah and the Sloth” will be presented at 12:15. There will also be time for a talent show, where kids will have some time to perform if they would like to.
- 5/28 & 5/29 – Student Showcase > Bring in your child’s favorite artworks or school projects they have worked on this year. Come for pick up a little early to see and celebrate what your kids have done!
- 5/29 – Creative Writing Read Aloud > 12:15pm – Drop off parents come at 12:15 to hear our young authors share a sample of their work! Wednesday parents, stick around for the student showcase to celebrate what kids have worked on this year.
- 5/30 – Last Day of Semester 2 & End of School Party/Carboard Regatta | Deer Lake | Linden, VA > 10am-1pm; This is our last day, and the entire school is invited to the end of year party at Deer Lake on Blue mountain. Bring your swimsuits, life vests, paddles, and picnic lunch. Students will have a chance to try out their cardboard boats and go swimming to celebrate the end of a great year. (RAIN DATE: May 31st)
- 6/11 – Scavenger Hunt and Curriculum Share | Northern Fauquier Community Park | Marshall, VA > 11am – 1pm – Come joins us at the park’s main playground for a scavenger hunt and curriculum share. New members are welcome to join us to let their kids play, and hear how people are balancing home and coop. Bring a few of your favorite resources so we can pool math, reading, and history ideas.
- 6/26 & 6/27 – Trout Pond Camp Out | Trout Pond Recreation Area, 814 Trout Pond Campground Rd | Moorefield, VA > Who’s up for an overnight at the lake? Trout lake has a sand beach, fishing, non motorized boating, a playground, and a giant sinkhole!
- 7/2 – Elizabeth Furnace Blue Hole Trip > 10am – Come meet us for swimming at the rope swing and maybe learn a little geology about blue holes in between jumps from the swing.
- 7/30 – 7 Pools Hike | Thompson Hollow Trailhead | Bentonville, Virginia > 1:30pm – This is a moderate 1 mile hike to a series of cascading rock pools. Wear your swim trunks and pack a towel, there’s lots of swimming, a rock to jump from and possibly a water slide if the creek is flowing strong enough.
- 8/5 – Pool Party at Mrs. Laurel’s House > 1:30pm
- 8/20 – STEAM Teacher Orientation | Delaplane, VA > 9:20am – 11:30am – This is mandatory training and orientation for all new and returning teachers and assistants. There will be childcare. date is subject to change if multiple people can’t make it
- 9/5 – Student Orientation | Delaplane, VA > 9:20am – 11:20am – For all new and returning students and their parents! We will go through a mock school day, practicing procedures. Teachers will give a brief review of their classes, and we will get lots of time to play at the playground and get to know each other!
- 9/10 – First Day of 2019/2020 School Year > 9am – 1pm – Get set for another year of exciting learning, mess, and adventure!!
- 9/10, 9/11, or 9/12 – Monthly STEAM Payment due the first day your child attends steam in September
- 10/1, 10/2, or 10/3 – Monthly STEAM Payment due the first day your child attends steam in October
- 10/22-10/24 – Deadline to bring in Box Tops for Fall Submission
- 11/5, 11/6, or 11/7 – Monthly STEAM Payment due the first day your child attends steam in November
- 11/26 – 11/28 – Fall Break
- 12/3, 12/4, or 12/5 – Monthly STEAM Payment due the first day your child attends steam in December
- 12/19 – Last Day of Semester 1
- 2/4 – Semester 2 Begins
- 2/4, 2/5, or 2/6 – Monthly STEAM Payment due the first day your child attends steam in February
- 3/3, 3/4, or 3/5 – Monthly STEAM Payment due the first day your child attends steam in March
- 4/1, 4/2, or 4/7 – Monthly STEAM Payment due the first day your child attends steam in April
- 4/7 – 4/16 – Spring Break
- 5/5, 5/6, or 5/7 – Monthly STEAM Payment due the first day your child attends steam in May
- 5/21 – Last Day of Semester 2
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