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Calendar of Events for 2014-2015

 

Please note:  TUTORING will be held in DHS Library Wednesdays and Thursday afterschool from 2:30pm to 3:45pm. (**Early Dismissal Days and Exam Days are Excluded)

PLEASE NOTE:  Trips, Activities and Schedules are Subject to Change.

SEPTEMBER 2014

1st       Labor Day - SCHOOL CLOSED

3rd      Teaching Fellows Class @ DHS 4:00 - 5:15pm

10th    Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

10th    Teaching Fellows Class @ DHS 4:00 - 5:15pm

19th    Whale Watch Field Trip, Gloucester, MA (Tentative Date)

24th    Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

25th    Rosh Hashanah - SCHOOL CLOSED

 

OCTOBER 2014

1st         Teaching Fellows Class @ DHS 4:00 - 5:15pm

2nd        CC/UB Parent Meeting @ WCSU, Midtown Student Center -  6:30-8:00pm

4th         Lyman Orchards Field Trip, Middlefield, CT  9:30am

6th         Teaching Fellows Class @ WCSU Ruth Haas Library 3:00-4:30pm

8th         Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

8th - 10th  Danbury Public Library Book Sale SET UP @ P.A. L. Center (see Ms. Castro for times)

9th         CC/UB Meeting After School - 2:15-3:45pm

11th- 13th        Danbury Public Library Book Sale @ P.A.L. Center

13th       Columbus Day - SCHOOL CLOSED

15th        Teaching Fellows Class @ DHS 4:00 - 5:15pm

21- 24th  Salvation Army Registration, 15 Foster St. - Angels of Hope 4:00-7:00pm

22nd       Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

23rd       CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

24th       MSS Harvest Festival/ Haunted Hallway  6:00-9:00pm   

28th - 30th  Salvation Army Angel Tags  5:00-8:00pm

29th        Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

 

NOVEMBER 2014

4th          Professional Day - SCHOOL CLOSED

4th          Cooper Union Field Trip, Manhattan, NY  7:30am - 4:00pm

5th          Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

5th          Teaching Fellows Class @ DHS 4:00 - 5:15pm

6th          CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

8th          Food Drive @ Stop n' Shop  10:00am-2:30pm

8th          Danbury Library Book Drop

11th        Veterans Day - SCHOOLS CLOSED

12th        Teaching Fellows Class @ DHS 4:00 - 5:15pm

15th        Food Drive @ Stop n' Shop  10:00am-2:30pm

15th        Rake & Bake @ Brookfield High School 7:00am - 1:30pm

19th        Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

19th        Teaching Fellows Class @ DHS 4:00 - 5:15pm

20th        CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

21st        Midnight Madness Packing party @ Jericho Center 5:00-8:00pm

22nd        Boxes of Love- Thanksgiving Dinner Distribution 10:00am-4:00pm

22nd        Festival of Trees @ Matrix

24th        Salvation Army - Thanksgiving Boxes 3:00-5:00pm

26th through 28th - Happy Thanksgiving!  - School Closed for Thanksgiving Recess

 

DECEMBER 2014

2nd         Professional Day - EARLY DISMISSIAL

3rd        Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

4th          CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

6th         Beckerle Group Home Visit

13th        Breakfast with Santa@ Morris St. School  8:30am- 12:30pm 

15th-18th  Salvation Army - Sorting of Gifts, 13 Foster St.  4:00-7:00pm

16th        Professional Day - EARLY DISMISSAL

17th        Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

19th        Salvation Army- Distribution of Toys

19th        Christmas Carols and Tree Lighting @ Jericho Center

20th        Christmas Dinner @ Jericho Center

December 23rd through January 2nd, 2014:  Holiday Recess

 

JANUARY 2015

1st          NEW YEARS DAY - SCHOOL CLOSED

7th          Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

8th          CC/UB Meeting -  CC/UB in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

19th        Martin Luther King Day - SCHOOL CLOSED

20th        Early Dismissal - Professional Development Day

22nd        CC/UB Meeting -  CC/UB in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

23rd        Matrix Hillside Food Outreach 6:30-7:30pm

25th        College Goal Sunday @ WCSU Midtown Campus/Student Center 1:00-4:00pm

 

FEBRUARY 2015

3rd            Professional Day - EARLY DISMISSAL

4th            Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

5th         CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

16-17th   President's Day Recess - SCHOOL CLOSED

18th        Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

26th        CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

26th        Parent Workshop @ WCSU 6:30-8:00pm

27th        Hillside Food Outreach @ Matrix 6:30-8:00pm

      

 

MARCH 2015

3rd           Professional Day - EARLY DISMISSAL

4th           Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

5th           CANCELLED - CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

14th        Book Collection @ Newtown Savings Bank bldg.

17th        Professional Day - EARLY DISMISSAL

18th        Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

19th        CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm 

24th        Presentation by Tom Szaky: Revolutionary Solutions:  The Creative Power of GREEN @ WCSU  Westside Campus (for both parents and students, includes Pizza dinner and tour of Ancell Learning Commons) Begins at 5:45pm to 8:15pm

25th        Southern Connecticut State University Campus Tour

                

APRIL 2015 ** No Senior Power Hour Meetings this month

3rd    SCHOOL CLOSED - Good Friday

7th    Professional Day - EARLY DISMISSAL

9th    CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

11th    Book Collection @ Newtown Savings Bank Bldg.

13th through 17th - SCHOOL CLOSED -Spring Recess

21st     Professional Day - EARLY DISMISSAL

23rd    CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

30th    ALL PROGRAM APPLICATIONS DUE!!! - Deadline to submit applications to Site Advisor in school or Pre Collegiate Office at WCSU

 

MAY 2015

5th        Professional Day - EARLY DISMISSAL

6th        Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

7th        CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

15th      Professional Day - EARLY DISMISSAL

16th      Book Collection @ Newtown Savings Bank Bldg.

16th      5K Fun Run in the Park - Athletes of Christ

19th      Professional Day - EARLY DISMISSAL

20th      Senior Power Hour @ DHS Career Center 2:00-3:00pm

20th      CC/UB Graduation Ceremony - Westside Ballroom 6:00-8:00pm

21st       CC/UB Meeting in Faculty Cafeteria (DHS) 2:15pm to 3:45pm

22nd       SCHOOL CLOSED - Professional Day

25th        Memorial Day - SCHOOL CLOSED

 

JUNE 2015

2nd       ConnCAP/Upward Bound Parent Summer Orientation Meeting          

              WCSU Midtown Campus Student Center 6:30-8:00pm

 

3rd        Excel  Parent Summer Orientation Meeting

              WCSU Midtown Campus Student Center 6:30-8:00pm

6th        Book Collection @ Newtown Savings Bank Bldg. 9am-1pm

13th      Book Collection @ Newtown Savings Bank Bldg. 9am-1pm

17th      LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!!!

 

 

 

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