School Calendar 2018-2019 (other events may be added)
August 27th Open House 5:30-6:30
September 4th Welcome to the first day of Preschool!
September 13th Family Night- Ice Cream Social 6-7 PM
September 26th Radar Farm Field Trip all classes together in the AM
September 20th Picture Day!
October 8th No school
October 11 Cookie fundraiser begins
October 20 Normal Fire Dept comes to visit
October 25th Fall party
October 23rd cookie orders due back
November 8nd Progress Reports
November 15th Grandparents/ VIP Day!
November 21st -22nd No school
November 29th Cookie orders ready for pick-up
December 20th Christmas Party and Program
December 24th – January 7th Christmas break no school
January 8th Welcome back to school!
January 9th Enrollment opens for school year 2019-20
January 16th Enrollment opens to the public
January 21st no school
January 22nd parent survey
January 28th -31st Lutheran Schools Week
January 30th parent surveys deadline
February 5th Krispy Kreme fundraiser begins
February 13th Krispy Kreme fundraiser ends
February 14th Krispy Kreme certificates delivered
February 14th Valentines Day party
February 18th -21st No school
February 20th -21st Parent- Teacher conferences
February 28th Kindness party at school
February Pediatric Smile dentist visits
March 3’s classes visit the Normal library- 9:00
March 12th Graduation orders sent home
March 20th Graduation orders due back
March 25th -28th Spring break
April 1st Back to school
April 4’s trip to Rising Stars gymnastics
April 4’s trip to Schnucks and Rosati’s pizza
April 11th Family Fun Night!!
April 3’s trip to the Zoo
April 25th Reading Party
May 2nd Tipton Park Day all classes in AM- rain date May 7th
May 10th Last day of Preschool
May 10th Graduation for 4’s (evening event)
You will be notified if there are any calendar changes. On days when Unit 5 is scheduled to start one hour late due to teacher meetings, Shining Lights preschool will start at the regular time. Shining Lights Preschool will be closed anytime Unit 5 Schools are closed or delayed due to adverse weather conditions. If you hear Unit 5 is closed due to adverse weather conditions, then we will be closed. Shining Lights Preschool will contact WJBC (1230 AM) and NBC 25/HOI-19. You may also find the school closing information on these websites: www.wjbc.com and www.centralillinoisnewscenter.com. Shining Lights Preschool will also notify you by email about a cancellation unless there is a power failure.