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All events are subject to change without notice.  New items added daily. Check back often for updates. Please contact us at 908-5700 for more information or to volunteer to help with any activity. Community Time is every Friday 9:15 a.m. Come join us!

JULY 2015
Jul 27-31 9:00-3:00 Open Registration for NEW students - click on Registration for information


AUGUST 2015
Aug 6 - 1st Day of School for K-5 students
Aug 10 - First day for Project Abel students
Aug 18 - Open House 5:00-7:00
Aug 25 4:30 - School Site Council meetings - Contact Mr. Wilken if interested in serving as a parent representative
Aug 20 - PTO Meeting 4:00

SEPTEMBER 2015
Sep 1 - Picture Day
Sep 7 - Labor Day - no school
Sep 14-18 - Book Fair 9-4 p.m.
Sep 16, 17, 18 - Parent Conferences / APTT meetings ... early dismissal 12:25

Sep 20 - 7:00 a.m. Banks Recess Run (SW corner of Reid Park near Country Club and 22nd)
Sep 22 - 4:30-7:30 McTeacher's Night!
Sep 24 - PTO Meeting 4:00
Sep 25 - Energy Efficient Presentations Bailey, Hernandez
Sep 28-Oct 8 - School City Quarterly Assessments - Important! Students must be at school on-time every day!
Sep 29 - 4:30 School Council meeting
Sep 29 - 5:30 Student of the Month ceremony
Sep 30 - Field Trip 3rd & 5th grade to PCC Theater - All volunteers must have volunteer forms on file

OCTOBER 2015

Oct 5-8 - Spirit Week! Monday Sports Day, Tuesday Fancy Dress Up Day, Wednesday Hat Day, Thursday Banks School Pride Day (Banks shirt or colors)
Oct 5 - Student Council meeting POD C rm 143 3:25-4:15
Oct 5 - Cross Country Meet 3:45 at Reid Park (22nd & Country Club)
Oct 6 - Parent Coffee - 9:30 rm 132 POD B - 1st Grade Showcase
Oct 7 - Field trip to Mission Library, ELD students
Oct 7 - Good News Club starts - Permission slip must be on file to participate
Oct 8 - Field trip 2nd grade to AVA Fire Prevention
Oct 8 - Field trip 5th grade to Desert Museum

Oct 9 - Grading Day, no school
Oct 12-16 - Fall Break, no school

Oct 20 - Report cards go home
Oct 20 - Picture Retakes - please bring back unwanted packet
Oct 22 - PTO Meeting 4:00
Oct 22 - Star Party 7:00 p.m.
Oct 23 - Quarterly Awards 1-2 9:30, K, 3, 4 & 5 2:40 by invitation only
Oct 23 - Field trip Pre-K and Kindergarten to Buckelew Farms
Oct 26 - Cross Country Meet 3:45 at Himmel Park (1st Street & Tucson Blvd.)
Oct 27 - School Council meeting 4:30
Oct 30 - Walk and Roll to School - walk, ride your bike, car pool
Oct 30 - Costume Parade @ 2:15


NOVEMBER 2015

Nov 2 - Cross Country Meet 3:45 at Quincie Douglas Park (Kino & 36th)
Nov 3 - Parent Coffee, 2:15
Nov 3 - Student Council Meeting 3:25-4:15 rm 143
Nov 6 - Veteran's Day celebration during community time - Orchestra will perform!
Nov 9-23 - Canned Food Drive (Please drop off donations of non-perishable canned fruit, veggies, beans, tuna, peanut butter, cereal, rice)
Nov 11 - Veteran's Day, no school
Nov 12 - PTO Meeting 4:00
Nov 13 - Leather Presentations for Franco, Profeta, Watson-Johnson
Nov 16 - Cross Country Meet 3:45 & Mansfield Park (Grant & 6th Street)
Nov 17 - 4:30 School Council meeting -
Agenda
Nov 17 - 5:30 Student of the Month
Nov 21 - Cross Country Meet - Finals 11:00 a.m. at Pueblo High (12th & Ajo)
Nov 25 - Turkey Trot
Nov 26, 27 - Thanksgiving Break, no school

DECEMBER 2015
Dec 1 - Dr. Bank's Meet and Greet 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Dec 4 - Shoe Party
Dec 7-17 - School City Quarterly Assessments
Dec 8 - Parent Coffee 9:30
Dec 10 - PTO Meeting 4:00
Dec 11 - Winter Caroling K-2 5:00, 3-5 6:00 - Student Council will sell milk ($ .50) and cookies ($1.00) - Please bring small change!
Dec 14-17 - Spirit Week! Monday Animal Print, Tuesday Favorite Color, Wednesday PJ's Day, Thursday Holiday shirt / sweater day, Friday - NO SCHOOL!
Dec 18 - Grading Day, no school
Dec 21 - Jan 1 - Winter Break, no school

JANUARY 2016
Jan 4 - Students return to school
Jan 5 - Report Cards go home
Jan 5 - Student Council Meeting 3:25-4:15
Jan 8 - Quarterly Awards - K,1,2 at 9:30 - 3,4,5 at 2:40
Jan 11-15 - Girls on the Run registration
Jan 12 - 9:30 Parent Coffee
Jan 18 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no school
Jan 19 - Girls on the Run program begins - Students meet every Tuesday and Thursday 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Jan 21 - PTO Meeting 4:00
Jan 25 - 4th Grade field trip to Sabino Canyon
Jan 26 - 4:30 School Council meeting
Jan 26 - 5:30 Student of the Month
Jan 28 - 4th and 5th Grade to Old Tucson
Jan 29 - Pennies for Patients Kick - Off

FEBRUARY 2016
Feb 1 - Student Council Meeting 3:25-4:15
Feb 1-11 Kindergarten Round - Up - Activities, tours, registration - watch for information to be sent home!
Feb 2 - Kindergarten Fire Prevention Classes
Feb 5 - 5th Grade field trip to Valencia Middle School
Feb 9 - Kindergarten Fire Prevention Classes
Feb 9 - 3rd Grade Sweetwater Wetlands Presentation
Feb 11, 12 - Parent Teacher Conferences / APTT Meetings - early dismissal 12:25
Feb 11 - 5:00 p.m. New Kindergarten Student / Parent Orientation & Open House
Feb 15-19 - Love of Reading Week - Spring Book Fair (Volunteers needed!!!)
Feb 16 - Kindergarten Fire Prevention Classes
Feb 18 - PTO Meeting 4:00
Feb 22 - 3rd Grade Sweetwater Wetlands field trip
Feb 23 - 4:30 School Council meeting
Feb 24 - Career Day!
Feb 24 - Last Day for Pennies for Patients
Feb 25, 26 - Rodeo Break, no school

MARCH 2016
Mar 1 - Parent Coffee 2:15
Mar 4 - Student Council meeting 3:25-4:15
Mar 7-17 - School City Quarterly Assessments
Mar 7 - Student Council Meeting 3:25-4:15
Mar 16-17 - 4th Grade Camp Cooper field trip
Mar 17 - PTO Meeting 4:00
Mar 18 - Grading Day, no school
Mar 21-25 - Spring Break, no school
Mar 29 - 4th Grade field trip to Saguaro National Park
Mar 29 - Report Cards go home
Mar 29 - 4:30 School Council meeting
Mar 29 - 5:30 Student of the Month ceremony

APRIL 2016
Apr 1 - Quarterly Awards K-2 9:30 3-5 2:40 invitation only
Apr 5 - Parent Coffee 9:30
Apr 8 - Field Day
Apr 10 - Girls on the Run 5K run
Apr 12 - Promotion Pictures for Kindergarten and 5th graders
Apr 21 - PTO Meeting 4:00
Apr 26 - 4:30 School Council meeting
Apr 29 - Talent Show

MAY 2016
May 2 - Student Council Meeting 3:25-4:15
May 12 - Spring Orchestra Concert 2:00
May 12 - PTO Meeting 4:00

May 17 - 4:30 School Council meeting
May 17 - 5:30 Student of the Month ceremony
May 20 - Quarterly Awards 8-2 9:30, 3-5 2:40
May 24 - 6:00 5th Grade Promotion
May 24 - 5th grade report cards go home
May 25 - 10:00 Kinder Promotion
May 25 - Last Day for Students - Have a great summer!


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