School Year Calendar


Friday  September 2

Orientation for parents and students: 2 ½ Year Olds – Meet and Greet (Schedule sent separately) 3 year olds 9:00 – 9:45 (M, W, F) 9:45-10:30 (Five full days and T/Thurs students) Kindergarten 10:30 – 11:15 Pre-k (All M, W, F) - 11:30- 12:15pm Pre-k (All 5 full day students) 12:30 – 1:15

Monday September 5

School closed for Labor Day Weekend

Tuesday September 6                   First full day of School for all Full time, T-Th and Mommy & Me
Wednesday September 7

All MWF classes commence 

Friday September 23

Swift Farm Visit 10-1 – OPEN HOUSE 

Wednesday September 28                

Back to School Night:

Pre K  - Five full day students- 6:30-7:30 pm

Pre K – Three full day students – 7:45-8:30 pm

Thursday  September 29               

Back to School Night - Kindergarten 6:30 – 7:30

Wednesday 0ctober 5                   

Back to School Night:

3 year olds– 6:30- 7:15 pm (M, W, F students)

3 year olds   7:30- 8:15 pm (T/Thurs and 5 full day students)


Monday   October 10 Columbus Day – School Closed for students – In service day for staff Back to School Night: - Kindergarten 6:30 – 7:30
Wednesday   October 12 Yom Kippur – School closed

October 17-18 

Picture Days (Information will be sent home)
Wednesday October 19 Children’s Book Exchange – OPEN HOUSE
Mon.-Fri. November 7-11 Fall Recess 
Wednesday November 16 Barnes & Noble Book Fair (6:00 – 8:00) 
Mon.-Tues.          November 21-22            Parent/Teacher Conferences – One session days
Thurs. - Fri. November 24 - 25 Thanksgiving Recess – School Closed
Saturday             December 3 TCLA Winter Holiday Party (Snow date 12/10) 12-3 – OPEN HOUSE
Friday  December 23 Winter Recess Begins at the close of the day



Tuesday January 3 

School Re-opens

Monday January 16

Martin Luther King Day – School Closed

Thursday January 26 Multicultural Day (6-8 pm) – OPEN HOUSE
Friday February 10

Valentine’s Dance (7-9 pm) Mother/Son – Father/Daughter

Monday February 20

Presidents’ Day Weekend – School Closed

Friday   March 3                  

Dr. Seuss - Read Across America Event  - OPEN HOUSE

Mon.-Thurs. March 20-23 Parent Teacher Conferences (During school hours - School in session)
Friday    April 7 Spring Recess begins – School is closed at the close of the day
Monday    April 17 School reopens
Wednesday April 26

Annual Art Festival/Science Fair (5:30 – 7:00pm) – OPEN HOUSE


May 29

Memorial Day Observed – School Closed

Thursday   June 8 TCLA Carnival 5:30 – 7:00 OPEN HOUSE

June 14

One Session Day – clean up/set up day        

Thursday   June 15 No School – Clean Up Day for teachers

June 16                       

End of Year Ceremony & Kindergarten Graduation 

Monday    June 19 CAMP TURTLE CREEK begins

June 17

End of Year Ceremony & Kindergarten Graduation

Monday    June 20 CAMP TURTLE CREEK begins


*Three snow days are built into the calendar. The executive director will determine make-up days thereafter.

*Fall Recess – School will be closed Monday through Friday, November 7-11 to align our calendar with Marlboro Township Public Schools. Parents needing childcare that week can arrange with the director enrollment in our Fall Recess Camp for specific days of child care that week. A nominal fee will be charged for this service.


2 ½ Year Olds’ First Weeks of School

Friday Sept. 2

Between 9:30 am and 12:00 am

“Casual Meet and Greet”

You will meet the teacher individually with your child (Schedule to be sent to you in the summer.)

Wednesday Sept. 7   

Full Class Orientation – 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Parents and students spend one hour in the classroom 

Friday Sept. 9  

9:30 am – 10:30 am

First day of separation

Monday Sept. 12  

9:30am – 11:00am

Wednesday Sept. 14  

9:30am – 11:00am

Friday Sept 16 

9:30am – 11:30am



Beginning on Monday, September 19th, class will be extended to noon. For those children who are able to confidently and happily stay the two and a half hours, we invite them to stay. For those students who are having separation issues or not yet wanting to stay the two and a half hours, we will work with parents on an individual basis to accommodate the needs of their child.


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