2011-2012 School Year Calendar

Please check with your child for the monthly calendar which is being sent home every month. Current school closings, half days and other special events are written in the monthly calendars.

Saint John School
455 White Street
Orange, New Jersey 07050
Tel. (973)674-8951 Fax (973)674-6126
Email: stjohnorange@gmail.com

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2011  -2012 Calendar                                   SEPTEMBER

1-2          Thurs-Fri              Teachers Orientation Day

6              Tue School Reopens for Prek-8. Mass at 8:00 a.m. for K-8, Dismissal at 12:30 noon

7-9          Wed-Fri                               Full Day, AFTERCARE BEGINS

29           ThursOpen House – Parent Mini Meeting at 7:00 p.m.



7 Fri   8:00 a.m. Mass – 1st Friday K-8 and Student Council Installation Half Day

10   Columbus Day, NO SCHOOL

14    Tue First Progress Report Due

22   Sat Garage Sale 8:30 - 4:00 PM in the School Hall. Parents are welcome to rent a table

28     Fri   Professional Day – NO SCHOOL 

Oct. 30- Nov 4     Book Fair      



2    Wed School Picture, Prek-8 at 8:45 a.m.  Graduation Pictures/Class Pictures

4  Fr8:00 am Mass K-8

11  Fri   Coop Admission Test for Grade 8 student

   Veteran’s Day

16  Wed   Writing Assessment (Tentative) Grades 4 & 7

19 Sat   Make-up Coop Test Grade 8

23     Wed                      Thanksgiving Recess – 12:00 noon Dismissal

24-25     Thurs-Fri     NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Recess

28     Mon  School Reopens



2  Fri  1st Friday Mass at 8:00 a.m. K-8, First Trimester Ends

8  Thurs   Feast of Immaculate Conception – NO SCHOOL

14  Wed Lunch with Santa at 10:30 a.m.

23  Fri     Christmas Recess begins – 12:00 noon Dismissal


2012   JANUARY

2     Mon     School Reopens

6    Fri      1st Friday Mass at 8:00 a.m. K-8

13   Fri     Half Day – Dismissal 12:00 noon – Professional Day

16   Mon    Martin Luther King Jr. Day – NO SCHOOL
27   Fri    Registration of New Students for September 2012, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

29 – Feb. 3 Sun-Fri. Catholic Schools Week begins, All school Mass at 11:15 a.m.



1    Wed     Second Progress Report Due

1-3   Wed-Fri                                Catholic Schools Week

3    Fri   1st Friday, K-8 Mass at 8:00 a.m.

15 Wed    ACRE Testing, Grades 5 & 8 (Subject to Change)

20  Mon  President’s Day – NO SCHOOL (subject to Change)

22  Wed        Ash Wednesday, K-8 Mass at 8:00 am

28   Tues   Parents Textbook forms signed

29      Wed   Professional Day – NO SCHOOL





2    Fri     1st Friday, K-8 Mass at 8:00 a.m.

5-9  Mon-Fri                                Terra Nova Testing

7    Wed                      Second Trimester Ends

11   Sun                        Daylight Saving Time begins

23     Fri                           Half Day, 12:00 noon Dismissal

26-29  Mon-Thurs         Science Fair



4    Wed                      Easter Recess begins, 12:00 noon Dismissal

6    Fri                           Good Friday – NO SCHOOL

8    Sun                        EASTER SUNDAY

16   Mon                      School Reopens


4   Fri 1st Friday, K-8 Mass at 8:00 am

4    Fri                           Third Progress Report due

16   Wed                      Spring Concert at 7:00 p.m.

17    Thurs                     Ascension Thursday, K-8 Mass at 8:00 am

18   Fri                           Grade 8 Class Trip

21-25     Mon-Fri                                Final Exams

28    Mon                      Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL

May 29-June 1                   Make up Test



1   Fri  1st Friday, K-8 Mass at 8:00 am

7   Thurs     Pre-k Stepping Up Program 11:00 a.m.

8     Fri                           Kindergarten Graduation 1:00 p.m.

13    Wed                      Parent Appreciation Gr. 8 7:00 pm

14    Thurs                     Grade 8 Graduation

15     Fri                           Last Day of School 





  We, the members of the faculty of SAINT JOHN GRAMMAR SCHOOL are not responsible for any child who arrives on school (or church) property before 7:45 a.m. and/or remains on school (or church) property after dismissal at 3:00 p.m. Proper safeguards and supervision cannot be provided for your child before 7:45 a.m. Any child on the above mentioned property (at the above mentioned times) is in VIOLATION OF THE SCHOOL RULES. Remember parents, this is for the SAFETY OF YOUR CHILD. SCHOOL BELLS 7:55 A.M. FIRST BELL FOR SCHOOL RINGS 2:45 P.M. DISMISSAL BELL FOR SCHOOL DAY CHIMES. The parents will be notified in advance in the event any child for any reason is to be on the school (or church) property ahead of time, or after time. SAINT JOHN GRAMMAR SCHOOL does not discriminate on the basis of sex in educational progress and activities and employment under the applicable regulations of TITLE IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. SAINT JOHN GRAMMAR SCHOOL admits students of any race, color or national origin. The Dates for First Communion and Graduation will be given to you at a later date.








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