NEWSLETTERS & UPDATES for PARENTS

Copies of NEWSLETTERS & OTHER HANDOUTS for parents are attached at bottom as the year progresses.

Calendar 2016-2017 (short version) -- 
  • May 1 - June 30:            Re-enrollment period for returning students. Form and deposit final deadline for returning students due no later than June 30.                                                                              (Reminder invoices of balance due are then mailed in late July/early August to pre-registered students.)
  • August 1-31:                   Tuition balance due.
  • OPEN HOUSE DATES:  Saturday, September 3 (10 a.m. - noon) AND Sunday, September 4 (2:00 - 4:00)
  • Tuesday, September 6:   First day of classes
  • Monday, October 10:       Columbus Day observed, no regular classes at the Studio                 
  • Saturday, October 8:        Cecchetti Workshop at U of MD for Grade 1 Syllabus students and up. Studio Closed/No Classes.                                                                                                                           (Workshop continues on Sunday with a second day of classes for older students)
  • Friday, November 11:       Veterans Day, no regular classes at the Studio
  • Thanksgiving Break:        Wednesday-Saturday, November 23-26.
  • Saturday, December 17:  Last day of classes before winter break.  Nutcracker party!
  • Winter Break:                   December 18 - January 2.  The studio reopens for classes on Tuesday, January 3.
  • January 15:                      Final deadline for receipt of second installment of annual tuition, for those paying on the installment plan. 
  • Monday, January 16:       MLK Day, observed, no regular classes at the Studio
  • Monday, February 20:     Presidents Day, no regular classes at the Studio
  • Saturday, March 18:        Cecchetti Workshop at U of MD for Grade 1 Syllabus students and up. Studio Closed/No Classes.                                                                                                                               (Workshop continues on Sunday with a second day of classes for older students)
  • Spring Break:                   April 17 - 21.  The studio reopens for classes on Monday, April 24.
  • Monday, May 29:             Closed for Memorial Day
  • Saturday, June 3:             Last day of regular classes
  • Monday, June 5:             Closing ceremonies/student technique demonstration                                                                                                                                                                                             At Wesley UMC Fellowship Hall (Conn & Jenifer Sts. NW; use Montessori School entrance door near Jocelyn St.)
NOTE:   Generally speaking we follow the DCPS holiday schedule, closing on major national holidays and DC holidays.  We are NOT closed on DCPS Parent Conference Days nor on DCPS Early-Dismisal Days.  For our inclement weather policy, see separate page "Closings: Inclement Weather Policy".
For any last-minute updates
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Copies of NEWSLETTERS & OTHER HANDOUTS for parents attached at bottom.