School Calendar

2016 - 2017 School Calendar Term1

August 2016
Date
Day
Event
29-
Sep2
Mon - Fri
Teacher orientation week
September 2016
Date
Day
Event
5
Mon
First day of Classes
15
Thu
PSG General Meeting for all parents (5:30 pm in B building)
19
Mon
 
Respect for the Aged Day - National and School Holiday - no classes
Teacher in-service day
22
Thu
Autumn Equinox  – National and School Holiday – no classes
October 2016
Date
Day
Event
3
Mon
Term 1 extra curricular activities start(each activity runs for 10 weeks)
3-7
Mon-Fri
International Assessment Test – grades 5, 6, 7 and 8
7
Fri
Grade 5 PYP Assembly at 1 pm
CIS Parents Coffee Morning – Introduction to CIS (admin team)
10
Mon
Although this is a public holiday, classes will be held as normal so that parents can visit the school at their convenience:
Elementary, any time between 0900 and 11:45
Grades 6 to 12,  any time between 0900 and 3:00 pm.
Canadian Thanksgiving Lunch
11
Tue
Terry Fox Run and Sports day at Oi Park
18
Tue
School Wide Write, grades 1 to 12
19
Wed
PSATs – grade 11 only
28
Fri
School-wide Hallowe’en celebrations from 12 noon onwards
November 2016
Date
Day
Event
3
Thu
Culture day, National and School Holiday - No classes
(Teacher In-service Day)
11
Fri
CIS Parents Coffee Morning
Mid-semester KG to grade 5 progress reports and  
First Quarter grade 6 to 12 reports given to students to take home  
14-15
Mon-Tue
First quarter parent-teacher conferences
Grade 6 to 12 parents meet with subject teachers in C01
14-18
Mon-Fri
Elementary student-led portfolio conferences in classrooms
No extracurricular activities this week after school
14-20
Mon-Sun
Foreign Buyers’ Club CIS Fundraiser Week
16-18
Wed-Fri
Book Fair
23
Wed
Labour Day - National Holiday - no classes
Information session for prospective new families
English-speaking families are invited to visit in the morning  
from  9 am to 11 am
Japanese-speaking families are invited to visit from 1 to 3 pm.
(Both session will be conducted by the school’s administrative team)
25
Fri
Grade 3 PYP Assembly in B1 at 1 pm
December 2016
Date
Day
Event
1
Thu
PSG General Meeting for all parents (5:30 pm in B building)
9
Fri
Winter Concert at Kyurian Hall, Oimachi
(rehearsal 1000 to 1 pm; Concert 2 to 4 pm)
16
Fri
Last day of classes before Winter Break
(all students will be dismissed at 11:45)
Dec 17 - Jan 3
School Closed for Winter Break
January 2017
Date
Day
Event
4
Wed
First day of classes for all grades after Winter Break
9
Mon
Age Day - National Holiday - no classes
13
Fri
CIS Parents Coffee Morning – Librarian
16-20
Mon-Fri
Term one exams for grades 6 to 12 
Regular classes for KG to grade 5
(no extracurricular activities this week)
20
Fri
Term1 final KG to grade 5 reports given to students to take home    
Grade 4 PYP assembly in B1 at 1 pm
23-27
Mon-Fri
Elementary student-led portfolio conferences in classrooms

2016 - 2017 School Calendar Term2

January 2017
Date
Day
Event
30
Mon
First day of classes for term 2
February 2017
Date
Day
Event
3
Fri
Grade 6 to 12 term one final reports sent home with students
6-7
Mon-Tue
First semester parent-teacher conferences:
High School parents meet with subject teachers in C01
6-10
Mon-Fri
Term 2 extracurricular activities registration
15-17
Wed-Fri
G9-G12 Overnight Trip
20
Mon
Term 2 extra-curricular activities start
23
Fri
PSG General Meeting for all parents (5:30 pm in B1)
March 2017
Date
Day
Event
17
Fri
Last full day of classes before Spring Break 
18- Apr 2
Sat-Sun
School closed for Spring Break
April 2017
Date
Day
Event
3
Mon
First full day of classes for all grades after Spring Break
English Immersion programme begins
11
Tue
School Wide Write
14
Fri
School-wide Open House
Elementary, any time between 0900 and 11:45
Grades 6 to 12, any time between 0900 and 3:00 pm.
14
Fri
Elementary and grade 6 to 12 report cards given to students to take home
17-21
Mon-Fri
Elementary student-led portfolio conferences in classrooms
22
Sat
International Fair 
27-28
Thu-Fri
G7- G8 Overnight Trip
28
Fri
Grade 1 PYP Assembly in B1 at 1 pm
May 2017
Date
Day
Event
1-5
Full week
Golden Week - School closed
8
Mon
First day of classes after Golden Week
11
Thu
PSG General Meeting for all parents (5:30 pm in B1)
15
Mon
English Immersion Mid term Progress Rports
15-16
Mon-Tue
G5-G6 Overnight Trip
19
Fri
Grade 2 PYP Assembly in B1 at 1 pm
29 - Jun 2
Mon - Fri
K3/4 PYP Assembly
June 2017
Date
Day
Event
9
Fri
KG5 PYP Assembly
15-21
Thu-Wed
Grade 6-12 Final Exams
K3 to Grade 5 classes as normal
16
Fri
Grade 5 PYP Exhibition 4-6 pm
19
Mon
K5 Graduation (1 pm)
23
Fri
Grade 5 Graduation
Last day of school for KG to Grade 12
Year End Awards Assemblies
All students 12:00 Dissmisal
26
Mon
CIS promotion meetings and parent/teacher interviews by appointment 
26-30
Mon-Fri
Teacher Administrative Days 
27
Tue
Grade 12 Graduation
30
Fri
Final day of school for teachers
July 2017
Date
Day
Event
3
Mon
CIS Summer School A begins
 
7
Fri
Final report mailed to students' homes
21
Fri
Last day of CIS Summer School session A
24
Mon
CIS Summer School session B begins
August 2017
Date
Day
Event
4
Fri
Last day of CIS Summer School session B
28-Sep1
Mon-Fri
Teacher orientation/ planning week
September 2017
Date
Day
Event
4
Mon
First full day of classes for KG to grade 12
Events not yet included in the above outline
 
CIS Athletic Tournaments
Curriculum-related field trips

Please note that unforeseen circumstances may require events or dates on this calendar to be changed. CIS will make every effort to maintain the schedule as listed above. Changes to the schedule will be communicated to parents as soon as possible after the change has been confirmed.
 
The last Friday of every month is a casual dress day for all students. Students may wear casual clothing but are still expected to look neat. Tee shirts should not have any inappropriate wording showing.