CALENDAR

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (School Year 2017-18)
Subject to change

November 2017
Nov 7 (Tue) - Kinder Evening Tour - 6:30 to 7:30pm, please call 650-482-2406 to register
Nov 10 (Fri) - No School - Veterans Day
Nov 14 (Tue) - Kinder Morning Tour - 9:00am meet in the Library.  Please call the office at 650-482-2406 to register.
Nov 20 & 21 (Mon & Tues) - Parent Teacher Conferences - No School
Nov 22 to 24 (Wed to Fri) - Thanksgiving Break - No School
Nov 29 (Wed) - Dance Fest Fundraiser


October 2017
Oct 9 (Mon) - No School - Columbus Day
Oct 13 (Fri) - Movie Night - Hotel Transylvania
Oct 17 (Tue) - PTA Meeting, childcare provided
Oct 27 (Fri) - Halloween Carnival 5:30 to 7:30pm, Costume Parade at 6:30pm.  Purchase Wristbands / Tickets here:









September 2017
Sep 14 (Thur) - Back to School Night 6-8pm
Sep 19 (Tue) - PTA Meeting all new members welcome


August 2017
Aug 16 (Wed) - Maze Day 12PM to 2PM, 4PM to 6PM
Aug 21 (Mon) - First Day of School

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (School Year 2016-17)
Subject to change

August 2016
Aug 16 (Tue) - PTA Meeting 6PM to 8PM at the John Gill School Staff Room (Childcare is provided)
Aug 17 (Wed) - Welcome Back Lunch for Teachers 12PM at the John Gill School Staff Room
Aug 17 (Wed) - Maze Day 4PM to 6PM
Aug 20 (Sat) - Incoming Kindergarten Playdate 10AM to 12PM at Red Morton Community Park (Valota Road side)
Aug 22 (Mon) - First Day of School

September 2016
Sep 1 (Thu) - Coffee with the Principal 8:15AM to 9AM at the Picnic Tables
Sep 2 (Fri) - Picture Day
Sep 5 (Mon) - Labor Day (No School)
Sep 8 (Thu) - Back to School Night 6PM to 7:30PM
6PM to 6:30PM - Principal's Welcome and Title I Parent Information Meeting
6:30PM to 7PM - Teacher Presentation Session 1 (classrooms)
7PM to 7:30PM - Teacher Presentation Session 2 (classrooms)
Sep 9 (Fri) - Garden Workday 8AM to 1PM - Volunteer in the garden
Sep 20 (Tue) - PTA Meeting 6PM to 8PM at the John Gill School Staff Room (Childcare is provided)
Sep 23 (Fri) - English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC) Meeting 8:30AM at the School Library
Sep 28 (Wed) - First Site Council Meeting 3PM at the John Gill Staff Room

October 2016
Oct 5 (Wed) - International Walk to School Day
Oct 7 (Fri) - Coffee with the Principal 8:15AM to 9:15AM at the Picnic Tables
Oct 12 (Wed) - School Site Council 3PM at the John Gill Staff Room
Oct 13 (Thu) - Meet RCSD Night (Kindergarten Information) 6PM to 8PM at McKinley School
Oct 14 (Fri) - ELAC Meeting 8:30AM to 9:30AM at the School Library
Oct 17 (Mon) - Columbus Day (No School)
Oct 18 (Tue) - Picture Day (Make-Up) 8:30AM
Oct 18 (Tue) - PTA Meeting 6PM to 8PM at the John Gill School Staff Room (Childcare is provided)
Oct 19 (Wed) - John Gill STEAM Focus Presentation to the RCSD Board 7PM at 750 Bradford St.
Oct 20 (Thu) - "The Great Shakeout" Statewide Earthquake Drill
Oct 21 (Fri) - School Move-A-Thon 8:30AM to 9:55AM
           8:30AM to 9:30AM - Grades 3 to 5
           8:50AM to 9:30AM - K to Grade 2
           9:30AM to 9:55AM - Closing ceremonies and celebratory snacks
Oct 22 (Sat) - Beautification Day 8:30AM to 1PM. Go here to volunteer.
Oct 25 (Tue) - Kindergarten Tour 8:45AM to 9:45AM (call 650-482-2406 to schedule the tour), Meet at the School Library
Oct 28 (Fri) - Halloween Festival 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Oct 29 (Sat) - RCEF Oktoberun in Downtown Redwood City (750 Bradford St.)
Oct 31 (Mon) - Halloween Day (No Costumes Please), School Spirit Day - Wear Orange and Black

November 2016
Nov 3 (Thu) - Picture Retake Day
Nov 4 (Fri) - Monthly Principal's Coffee 8:15AM
Nov 5 (Sat) - Online Kindergarten Registration Opens
Nov 8 (Tue) - Kindergarten Tour 8:45AM to 9:45AM (call 650-482-2406 to schedule the tour), Meet at the School Library
Nov 9 (Wed) - School Site Council 3PM to 4PM
Nov 9 (Wed) - Mandarin Parent Presentation 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Nov 11 (Fri) - Veterans Day (No School)
Nov 14 (Mon) to 18 (Fri) - Book Fair from 12PM to 3:30PM, Thursday open till 6:30PM,at the Library
Nov 15 (Tue) - PTA Meeting 7:50AM to 9AM (NEW TIME). Coffee and pastries will be served.
Nov 17 (Thu) - Grade 2/3 and Advanced Group Dance Performances, 6PM - Students Arrive, 6:30PM - Performances Start 
Nov 18 (Fri) - ELAC 8:30AM
Nov 21 (Mon) & 22 (Tue) - Parent Teacher Conferences (No School)
Nov 23 to 25 - Thanksgiving Break (No School)
Nov 29 (Tue) - GivingTuesday for John Gill

December 2016
Dec 1 (Fri) - Monthly Principal's Coffee 8:15AM in the MUB
Dec 3 (Sat) - Redwood City Hometown Holidays, Meet at the intersection of Broadway and Marshall at 3:45PM. Look for the John Gill banner.
Dec 6 (Tue) - Kindergarten Tour 8:45AM to 9:45AM (call 650-482-2406 to schedule the tour), Meet at the School Library
Dec 9 (Fri) - Pokemon Movie Night 6PM Doors Open, 6:30PM Movie Start
Dec 12 (Mon) - Reading Partners Winter Celebration 3PM to 4PM
Dec 14 (Wed) - Dine out at Galeotti's Pizza 4:00-9:00pm
Dec 15 (Fri) - ELAC 8:30AM at the School Library
Dec 20 (Tue) - Math Night and Posada 5PM to 8PM. Join us for an evening of great food and fun math games. Santa will visit for photos.
Dec 22 (Thu) - RCSD School of Choice Deadline
Dec 22 (Thu) - Early Dismissal at 12:30PM, School Spirit Pajama Day
Dec 23 to Jan 10 - Winter Break (No School)

January 2017
Jan 11 (Tue) - Classes Resume
Jan 13 (Fri) - Monthly Principal's Coffee 8:15AM in the MUB
Jan 16 (Mon) - Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No School)
Jan 17 (Tue) - PTA Meeting 6PM to 8PM at the John Gill School Staff Room (Childcare is provided)

Jan 19 (Thu) - 5th Grade Parents' Information Night for Summer Stanford Math
Jan 24 (Tue) - Kindergarten Tour 8:45AM to 9:45AM (call 650-482-2406 to schedule the tour), Meet at the School Library
Jan 25 (Wed) - School Site Council at 3PM
Jan 27 (Fri) - Dine-out at Chuck E Cheese's 3:00PM to 9:00PM
Jan 31 (Tue) - Grades K/1 Parents and Students Celebrate Chinese New Year from 8:30AM to 10AM at the MUB

February 2017
Feb 1 (Wed) - Outdoor Education Overview for 5th Grade Parents and Students 9AM at the MUB
Feb 3 (Fri) - Principal's Coffee 8:15AM with STEAM update from Dr. Emily Thomforde
Feb 7 (Tue) - Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) at John Gill 6:30PM. Childcare is provided.
Feb 14 (Tue) - School Spirit Day - wear red or pink for Valentine's Day
Feb 17 (Fri) & 20 (Mon) - President's Weekend (No School)
Feb 21 (Tue) - PTA Meeting 6PM to 8PM at the John Gill School Staff Room (Childcare is provided)
Feb 21 to 24 - 5th Grade Students to Outdoor Education Camp in La Honda
Feb 24 (Fri) - ELAC 8:30AM at the School Library
Feb 28 (Tue) - Kindergarten Tour 8:45AM to 9:45AM (call 650-482-2406 to schedule the tour), Meet at the School Library

March 2017
Mar 1 (Wed) - School Site Council 3PM to 4PM
Mar 9 (Thu) - Principals' Coffee 8:15AM
Mar 9 (Thu) - What is STEAM? A hands-on family fun night 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Mar 14 (Tue) - Grade 4/5 Dance Performances 6PM - Students Arrive, 6:30PM - Performances Start
Mar 21 (Tue) - PTA Meeting 6PM to 8PM at the John Gill School Staff Room (Childcare is provided)
Mar 23 (Thu) - Mandarin Immersion Parent Presenter "Elizabeth Weise" 6PM
Mar 24 (Fri) - ELAC 8:30AM at the School Library
Mar 27 (Mon) - Music for Minors Classroom Performances Grades K to 5
Mar 29 (Wed) - Dine-out at Chipotle (Redwood City) 3PM to 9PM - RSVP on Evite

April 2017
Apr 5 (Wed) - Site Council 3PM
Apr 6 (Thu) - Principal's Coffee 8:15AM
Apr 7 (Fri) - School Spirit Day - College Wear Day
Apr 10 to 14 - Spring Break (No School)
Apr 18 (Tue) - PTA Meeting 6PM to 8PM at the John Gill School Staff Room (Childcare is provided)
Apr 19 (Wed) - Dine-out at Panda Express
Apr 21 (Fri) - Lunch School-wide Dance Electric Cha-cha on Blacktop 12:20PM
Apr 24 (Mon) - Volunteer Appreciation Recognition 8:15AM to 9:15AM
Apr 29 (Sat) - Redwood City Downtown S.T.E.A.M. Festival

May 2017
May 1 (Mon) - Last day to order yearbooks. After May 1, all orders will incur shipping charges and delivered to your home.
May 1 to 6 - Teacher Appreciation Week
May 4 (Thu) - Final Principal's Coffee and Classroom tours of Grades 3 to 5
May 15 (Mon) - PTA Meeting 6PM to 8PM at the John Gill School Staff Room (Childcare is provided)
May 16 (Tue) - Parent Workshop for Grades K to 2 - Common Core Math Instruction in Elementary Schools, 8:15AM to 9:30AM
May 18 (Thu) - Open House 6PM to 7:30PM, Food sales begin at 5:30PM
May 21 (Sun) - Fundraiser at Redwood Roller Rink 1:30-4:00pm
May 26 (Fri) - Final ELAC Meeting 8:30AM at the School Library
May 29 (Mon) - Memorial Day (No School)

June 2017
Jun 6 (Tue) - K/1 Dance Performance 6PM - Students Arrive, 6:30PM - Performances Start
Jun 7 (Wed) - Grade 5 walking field trip to Red Morton Park
Jun 7 (Wed) - Grade 4 student performance "Gold Dust to Bust" 11AM
Jun 8 (Thu) - Field Day activities K to 5, 9 to 10:30AM, Call the school office to volunteer
Jun 9 (Fri) - Last Day of School
Jun 9 (Fri) - 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony 9AM to 9:45AM
June 26 (Mon) - Dine-out at Chuck E Cheese