Major Dates Calendar

Major Dates Calendar 2016-2017

July

·         July 20 New teachers report

·         July 27 All teachers report

·         July 27 – Aug. 3 Teacher In-service

August

·         Aug. 2 K4 - 12 New Parent Meet and Greet and New Students Orientation 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

·         Aug. 4 First Day of Classes (half day)

·         Aug. 5 Second Day of Classes (half day)

·         Aug. 9 Secondary Open House 7:00 p.m.

·         * Aug. 15 Fundación de Panamá (No School)

·         Aug. 16  Elementary Open House 7:00 p.m.

·         Aug. 22 – Sept. 2 MAP testing (K5 – 5th)

September

·         Sept. 2 - 3  Senior Retreat

·         Sept. 12 - 13  Student Portraits, including Senior Cap and Gown Pictures

·         Sept. 15 – 16 Parent Teacher Conferences (No Classes)

October

·         Oct. 4 End of First Quarter - Regular School Day (41 School Days)

·         Oct. 5 Teacher In-service (No Classes)

·         Oct. 6 Second Quarter Begins

·         Oct. 14 Student Council Activity 6 pm.

·         Oct. 19 PSAT testing (Grades 10-11)  Normal School Day for all Students, Except No School for Seniors

·         Oct. 24 K4 Application Process Begins

·         Oct. 27 Día del Estudiante (Classes as Usual)

November

·         * Nov. 2 Panamanian Memorial Day – No School

·         * Nov. 3 Panama Presentation K4-9th Gr. 7:45 a.m.  Mandatory Participation Required by MEDUCA

·         * Nov. 3 Parade for 10th - 12th Grades (Time TBA) Mandatory Participation Required by MEDUCA

·         * Nov. 4 Panamanian Patriotic Symbols’ Day – No School

·         * Nov. 5 Día de Colón – No School

·         * Nov. 10 Primer Grito de Independencia – No School

·         Nov. 22  Director's Coffee 8:00 a.m.

·         Nov. 24 - 25 Thanksgiving Break – No School

·         * Nov. 28 Independencia Panamá de España – No School

December

·         Dec. 1 Día del Maestro (Classes as Usual)

·         Dec. 1 Last Day to for Transcript Requests Needed in December/Early January

·         Dec. 7 Elementary Christmas Program

·         * Dec. 8 Mothers’ Day – No School

·         Dec. 9 Last Day to Submit K4 Application

·         Dec.13 – 15 Final Exams (Grades 6-12, 10:30 a.m. Dismissal for all students K4-12)

·         Dec. 15 End of Second Quarter (Dismissal at 10:30 a.m.) (43 School Days)

·         Dec. 16 Teacher In-Service day (No School)

·         Dec. 16 – Jan. 15 Christmas Break

·         Dec. 22 – Jan. 9 CCA Office Closed

January

·         Jan. 10 CCA Office Open Normal Hours (7:15 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.)

·         Jan. 11 All Teachers Report

·         Jan. 16 Classes Resume and Third Quarter Begins

·         Jan. 23 – Feb. 3 MAP Testing (K5 – 5th)

February

·         Feb. 6-10  K4 Testing for Prospective Students

·         Feb. 18  K4 International Fun Fair (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

·         Feb. 24  Re-enrollment Begins

·         Feb. 27 - Mar. 3 Carnival Break - No School

March

·         March 10 Re-enrollment "Step 1" Deadline

·         March 13  Picture Retakes and Cap & Gown Pictures for K5

·         March 15  Field Day

·         Mar. 24 End of Third Quarter - Regular School Day (45 School Days)

·         Mar. 25 or April 1  Walk-a-Thon (tentative)

·         Mar. 27 Begin 4th Quarter

·         Mar. 28 Director's Coffee 8:00 a.m.

·         Mar. 31 Re-enrollment Contracts Available for Families to Sign

April

·         Apr. 10-14 Spring Break (No School)

·         TBD April Technology Showcase

·         Apr. 17 - 28 MAP Testing (K5 – 5th)

·         Apr. 21  Student Council Activity 6 p.m.

·         Apr. 21 Re-enrollment “Step 2-3” Deadline (Signed Contracts and Payment)

·         Apr. 25 – 28 TerraNova Testing (6th – 12th)

May

·         *  May 1 Labor Day No School

·         May 2  Spanish Language and Culture AP Exam 7:30 a.m.

·         May 5  Fine Arts Exhibit (7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

·         May 8  Biology AP Exam 7:30 a.m.

·         May 10 English Language and Composition AP Exam 7:30 a.m.

·         May 11 World History AP Exam 7:30 a.m.

·         May 20 Senior Appreciation Dinner 7 p.m.

·         May 23 Rising 6th Grade Orientation for Students and Parents 7:45 - 9:15 a.m.

·         May 26 Sports Banquet 7:00 p.m.

·         May 31 Secondary Awards Chapel 8:15 a.m.

June

·         June 6-8 Final Exams for Grades 6-11 (Grades 6-12, 10:30 a.m. Dismissal for all students K4-12)

·         June 7  Elementary Awards Chapel 9:30 a.m.

·         June 8 Senior Graduation Practice 9:00 a.m.

·         June 8  End of Fourth Quarter (Dismissal at 10:30 a.m.) (48 School Days)

·         June 9  No Classes - Teacher-In-Service

·         June 10  K5 Graduation and Senior Graduation (11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.)

 

·         August 3 First Day of School for 2017-2018 School year

* Indicates potential non-school day (These Non-school days are subject to change pending the direction of the Panamanian government/MEDUCA)