2017-2018 Calendar

August
9 Teacher Orientation begins
10 New Student Orientation 6:00 PM
13 Teacher Commissioning Service 10:15 AM
14 Back-2-School Night 6:00 PM
16 First Day of School
22 Sycamore Training 6:00 PM
25 Carnival 3:00 PM -10:00 PM
26 Carnival 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
31 Elementary Homework Workshop 6:00 PM
September
4 Labor Day- NO SCHOOL
18 Progress Reports
27 Picture Day
October
11 PSAT Test- Junior Class
12-13 NO SCHOOL- Professional Development Forum
20 End of First Quarter
24 Picture Retakes
26 Elementary Half-day Parent Teacher Conferences 11:00 AM
26 Jr. High & High School Parent Teacher Conferences 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
26-28 MCSAA Soccer & Volleyball Championships—Joplin
27 Teacher In-Service--NO SCHOOL
November
1 Blood Drive 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
20 Progress Reports
22 Early Dismissal 11:00 AM
23-24 Thanksgiving Break—NO SCHOOL
December
2 Christmas Flea Market & Craft Bazaar 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
13 Elementary Christmas Concert 6:00 PM
16 Breakfast with Santa
18-20 Jr High & High School Finals
20 End of Second Quarter & First Semester
21 Christmas Break begins
2018
January
3 Classes resume
12 Homecoming
15 Martin Luther King, Jr Day—NO SCHOOL
23 Open House
February
5 Progress Reports
15-17 MCSAA Basketball Championships—Joplin
16 Teacher In-Service—NO SCHOOL
19 Presidents’ Day—NO SCHOOL
23 Trivia Night
March
2 End of 3rd Quarter
8 Elementary Half-day Parent Conferences 11:00 AM
8 Jr.High & High School Parent Conferences 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
9-16 Spring Break
19 School resumes
29 Elementary Friends & Family Day—Early dismissal
29 Jr High & High School Early dismissal 10:45 AM
30 Easter Break—NO SCHOOL
April
2 Easter Break—NO SCHOOL
16-20 Terra Nova Testing
23 Progress Reports
26 Senior Prom
27 In-Service Day—NO SCHOOL
May
3-5 MCSAA Baseball, Soccer, & Track Championships—Joplin
9 Elementary Spring Concert 6:00 PM
15 Sports Banquet 6:00 PM
16 Senior Baccalaureate Service 7:00 PM
18 Senior Graduation 7:00 PM
24 Half-day—Last Day of School 11:00 AM
24 Kindergarten Graduation 7:00 PM
25 Teacher In-Service Day

2017-2018 TGCA Calendar

August

09                                            Teacher Orientation begins      

10                                            New Student Orientation                                               6:00 p.m.

13                                            Teacher Commissioning Service                                   10:15 a.m.

14                                            Back-2-School Night                                                    6:00 p.m.

16                                            First Day of School                                                      

25                                            Carnival                                                                       3-10 p.m.

26                                            Carnival                                                                       12-10 p.m.

29                                            Elementary Homework Workshop                                 6:00 p.m.

September

04                                            Labor Day- NO SCHOOL

18                                            Progress Reports

27                                            Picture Day

October

11                                            PSAT Test- Junior Class

12-13                                       NO SCHOOL- Professional Development Forum

20                                            End of First Quarter

24                                            Picture Retakes

26                                            Elementary Half-day Parent Teacher Conferences        11:00 a.m.

26                                            Jr. High & High School Parent Teacher Conferences        3-6 p.m.

26-28                                       MCSAA Soccer & Volleyball Championships—Joplin

27                                            Teacher In-Service--NO SCHOOL

November

01                                            Blood Drive                                                                 2-5 p.m.

20                                            Progress Reports

22                                            Early Dismissal                                                            11:00 a.m.

23-24                                       Thanksgiving Break—NO SCHOOL

December

02                                            Christmas Flea Market & Craft Bazaar                          8 a.m. – 2 pm.

13                                            Elementary Christmas Concert                                      6:00 p.m.

16                                            Breakfast with Santa                                                    

18-20                                       Jr High & High School Finals

20                                            End of Second Quarter & First Semester

21                                            Christmas Break begins

 

January

03                                            Classes resume

12                                            Homecoming

15                                            Martin Luther King, Jr Day—NO SCHOOL

23                                            Open House

February

05                                            Progress Reports

15-17                                       MCSAA Basketball Championships—Joplin

16                                            Teacher In-Service—NO SCHOOL

19                                            Presidents’ Day—NO SCHOOL

23                                            Trivia Night

March

02                                            End of 3rd Quarter

08                                            Elementary Half-day Parent Conferences                     11 a.m.

08                                            Jr.High & High School Parent Conferences                    3-6 p.m.

09-16                                       Spring Break

19                                            School resumes

29                                            Elementary Friends & Family Day—Early dismissal

29                                            Jr High & High School Early dismissal                        10:45 a.m.

30                                            Easter Break—NO SCHOOL

April

02                                            Easter Break—NO SCHOOL                                                   

16-20                                       Terra Nova Testing

23                                            Progress Reports

26                                            Senior Prom

27                                            In-Service Day—NO SCHOOL

May

03-05                                       MCSAA Baseball, Soccer, & Track Championships—Joplin

09                                            Elementary Spring Concert                                           6:00 p.m.

15                                            Sports Banquet                                                             6:00 p.m.

16                                            Senior Baccalaureate Service                                        7:00 p.m.        

18                                            Senior Graduation                                                        7:00 p.m.

24                                            Half-day—Last Day of School                                      11:00 a.m.

24                                            Kindergarten Graduation                                               7:00 p.m.

25                                            Teacher In-Service Day

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