2020-2021 Chatham Methodist Preschool Calendar


Tues, Sept 1              Staff Meeting, 9:00-12:00pm, Asbury Room

Weds, Sept 2            Mandatory Parent Open House, Outside under tent

                                             5:30-6:30PM        Almost 2s

                                             6:30-7:30PM        2s

                                             7:30-8:30PM        3s      

Thurs, Sept 3            Mandatory Parent Open House, Outside under tent

                                             5:30-6:30PM        4s

                                             6:30-7:30PM        4/5s

                                             7:30-8:30PM        K Enrich

Mon, Sept 7              School Closed, Labor Day

Tues, Sept 8             First Day of Preschool 

                                             Almost 2s 10:00-11:00AM – all week 

                                             3s 8:45:-9:45 am 

                                             4s 8:45-9:45 am    4s 12:30-1:30pm

                                             4/5 8:45-9:45am

                                             K Enrich AM 8:45-12:00pm and K Enrich PM 11:30-2:30pm 

Weds, Sept 9            2s 10:00-11:00am all week

                                    3s 1 ½ hours, 8:45-10:15am

                                    4s class begins full session 8:45-11:45am  or 12:30-3:30pm

                                    4/5 class begins full session 8:45-12:00pm

Week of Sept 14       Almost 2s 8:45-9:45am

                                    2s 8:45-10:15am

                                    3s class session 8:45-10:45am 

Tues, Sept 15            Tuition Due 

Week of Sept 21       Almost 2s 8:45-10:15am

                                    2s 8:45-10:45am

                                    3s full session 8:45-11:45am

Week of Sept 28      Almost 2s and 2s class full session 8:45-11:15am

Mon, Sept. 28            School closed, Yom Kippur



Tues, Oct 6                Executive Board, 9:00am

Weds, Oct 7              Board Meeting, 7:30pm

Tues, Oct 27              Staff Meeting, 7:00pm           

Wed, Oct 28              3s Halloween Celebration

Thurs, Oct 29            Almost 2s Halloween Celebration

Fri, Oct 30                  2s, 4s, 4/5s Halloween Celebration, School Parade – Details to Follow


  Tues, Nov 3              No School, Election Day

Thurs, Nov 5             School closed, Teacher’s Convention - TBD

Fri, Nov 6                   School closed, Teacher’s Convention - TBD

Tues, Nov 10             Executive Board, 9:00am

Weds, Nov 11            Board Meeting, 7:30pm

Tues, Nov 17              Staff Meeting, 6:00pm, CPR training - TBD

Mon, Nov 23              2s Food Collection and Special Snack

Tues, Nov 24             Almost 2s, 3s, 4s, 4/5s, K Special Snack and Food Collection 

Wed, Nov. 25             School closed, Thanksgiving recess (11/25-11/27)


Tues, Dec 1                Tuition Due 

Tues, Dec 1                Executive Board, 9:00am

Tues, Dec 1                Priority registration for current students  - 12/1-12/31

Weds, Dec 2              Holiday Board Party, 7:30pm – Details to Follow

Wed, Dec 16              Holiday Sing for 3s, 4s, and 4/5s – Details to Follow

Thurs, Dec 17             Classroom Holiday Snack for Almost 2s, 3s, 4, 4/5

Fri, Dec 18                   2s Holiday Circle time and Holiday Snack             

Weds, Dec 23             No School, Holiday Recess (12/23-1/1)


Fri, Jan 1                     Registration opens

Mon, Jan. 4                School reopens

Tues, Jan 5                Executive Board, 9:00am

Weds, Jan 6              Board Meeting, 7:30pm

Mon, Jan 18               School closed, Martin Luther King Day

Tues, Jan 26              Staff Meeting, 7:00pm


Tues, Feb 2                Executive Board, 9:00am

Wed, Feb 3                Board Meeting, 7:30pm

Wed, Feb 10              3s Valentine’s Day Celebration

Thurs, Feb 11             Almost 2s, 4s Valentine’s Day Celebration

Fri, Feb 12                   2s, 4/5s Classroom Valentine’s Celebration

Fri, Feb 12                   Early Dismissal SDOC

Mon, Feb 15               School closed, President’s Day 

Tues, Feb 23              Staff Meeting, 7:00pm



Mon, Mar 1                 Executive Board, 9:00am

Tue, Mar 2                  School closed, Area Preschool Staff Seminar (SDOC is Open)  - TBD

Weds, Mar 3              Board Meeting, 7:30pm

Tues, Mar 30              Staff Meeting, 6:30pm


Fri, Apr 2                     School Closed, Spring Recess

Week of Apr 5           School closed, Spring Recess

Mon, April 12              Regular opening, SDOC has a delay

Tue, Apr 13                 Executive Board, 9:00am

Wed, Apr 14               Board Meeting, 7:30pm

Tues, Apr 27               Staff Meeting, 7:00pm


Tues, May 4               Executive Board, 11:00am

Wed, May 5               Board Meeting, 7:30pm Ladies Night Out

Sat, May 15                 Ice Cream Social and Art Show 11:00am

Tues, May 25              Staff Meeting, 7:00pm

Thurs, May 27            Extended weekend if unused snow days

Fri, May 28                  Extended weekend if unused snow days

Mon, May 31               School closed, Memorial Day


Tues, June 1               School closed, Memorial Day weekend

Weds, June 2             Board Meeting, 7:30pm

Thurs, June 4             4s and 4/5s End of the Year Picnic Party

Fri, June 4                   Last day of school, Teacher Luncheon - TBD

June 7-17                    Optional Summer Camp 9:00am-Noon - TBD

Approved by the CMP Board March 4, 2020

The Board reserves the right to alter the calendar if it deems that changes are necessary in the best interest of students and CMP.

Revised 8/18/2020

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