2019-20 A.R.M.E.S. Calendar

This calender does not include dates specific to a particular program. Consult the individual program web pages for that information.

Required Parent Meetings at the Fine Arts Center:

Strings: Thursday, August 22nd, 5:30 Returning and 6:15 New Students (Black Box Theater)

Dance: Monday, August 26th, 5:30 Returning Parents and 6:30 New Parents (Dance Studio)

Drama: Monday, August 26th at 6:00 for All Parents (Black Box Theater)

Visual Art: Tuesday, August 27th, 6:00 Returning Parents and 7:00 New Parents (Black Box)

Writing: Tuesday 27th, 5:30 New Parents (Recital Hall)

First day of A.R.M.E.S. Classes:

Wednesday, August 28th or Thursday, August 29th, 2019


If there are last minute cancellations or changes, you will be notified by email. Each A.R.M.E.S. area may have variations on the attendance schedule, rehearsals, field trips and performances. Please refer to the information provided by your child’s teacher for additional information.

Monday, September 2nd, 2019 – Labor Day Holiday

Monday, October 28th, 2019 - Teacher Work Day

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 - Teacher Work Day

Tuesday, November 6th, 2019 - Election Day

Monday, November 25th, 2019 through Friday, November 29th, 2019 - Thanksgiving Break

Friday, December 20th, 2019 through Tuesday, January 3rd, 2020 - Winter Break Monday

January 20th, 2019 - Martin Luther King Holiday

Monday, February 17th, 2019 - President’s Day

Monday, April 13th through Friday, April 17th, 2020 - Spring Break Monday,

May 25th, 2020 - Memorial Day

Snow Days:

If students are in school, then A.R.M.E.S classes will be held.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 - Snow make-up day #1

Friday, April 10th, 2020) - Snow make-up day #2

Monday, March 23rd, 2020 - Snow make-up day #3

Last Day of A.R.M.E.S. Classes:

Monday, May 4th and Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Nominations/ Audition Timetable for 2019-20:

A.R.M.E.S. Nomination window - Thursday, February 6th to Tuesday, April 21st A.R.M.E.S. (Approximate dates)

Auditions for 2019-20 held - Early and Mid - May

Acceptance notifications emailed June 8th, 2019

Responses from parents due June 19th, 2019 (acceptances and all forms)