Calendar of Events
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!
Jul 22 - Office open from 1:00-4:00 p.m. (office
staff at a workshop 8:00-12:00)
Jul 23 - Office open from 1:00-4:00 p.m. (office staff at a workshop
Jul 24 - New
Student registration 9:00-4:00 p.m.
Jul 25 - New Student registration 9:00-4:00 p.m.
Jul 28 - Class Lists posted in front office
Jul 31 - First day of school for students
Aug 14 - Fall Pictures
Aug 14 - 5:30-7:00 Open House
Aug 19 - 5:30-7:00 Open House
Aug 26 - School Site Council - New Parent Members Needed!
Aug 27 & 28 - Dentists on campus
Sep 1 - Labor Day / no school
Sep 3 - Parent Coffee 9:15 a.m.
Sep 10 - Good News Club starts - watch for flyers
Sep 22 - Oct 2 - ATI Testing Window
Sep 22 - Parent Teacher (APTT) meetings 3/4, 4th, 5th grade - early dismissal at
Sep 23 - Parent Teacher (APTT) meetings 2nd & 3rd grade - early dismissal
Sep 24 - Parent Teacher (APTT) meetings Kindergarten - early dismissal at
Sep 25 - PTO Meeting - time 5:00 - Please join us!
Sep 29 - Oct 2 - Spirit Week! Themes: Monday – Crazy Hair Day, Tuesday-
Sports Day, Wednesday- Pajama Day, Thursday-
Crazy Sock Day
Sep 29 - ATI testing this week
Sep 30 - 4:30 School Council Meeting
Sep 30 - 5:30 Student of the Month Ceremony
2 - Picture Retakes Students absent on original picture day, new students,
any student who wants retakes (bring back original picture packet) and any
other student who wants pictures - flyers and order forms in front office or
click on link to order online
Oct 3 - Grading Day / no school
Oct 6-10 - Fall Break / no school
Oct 14 - Parent Coffee 9:15 a.m.
Oct 15 - Walk and Roll to school day - carpool, walk, ride your bike to
Oct 15 - Good News Club starts after school -
permission slips required!
Oct 17 - Quarterly Awards K-2 9:30 a.m, 3-5 2:40 p.m.
Oct 28 - School Site Council Meeting 4:30
Oct 31 - Trick or Treating - please send in donations of bags of candy to
Nov 3,4,5 - GATE Testing
Nov 3-7 - Day of the Dead Display in POD A
Nov 3-21 - Canned Food Drive - Drop off in office
Nov 4 - Parent Coffee 9:15 a.m.
Nov 7 - Veteran's Day Celebration during Community Time
Nov 7 - 3:30-4:15 Student Council Meeting
Nov 11 - Veteran's Day / no school
Nov 18 - McTeacher's Night at
McDonalds (Ajo & Kinney) 5-8 p.m.
Nov 20 - PTO Meeting - 6:00
Nov 25 - School Site Council 4:30
Nov 25 - Student of the Month Ceremony 5:30
Nov 26 - Turkey Trot (9:45) - Food Box Distribution
Nov 27-28 - Thanksgiving Day Break / no school
Dec 1-18 - DIBELS Testing
Dec 2 - Parent Coffee 9:15 a.m.
Dec 5 - the Symphony will visit/play during Community Time
Dec 12 - Winter Caroling-dress rehearsal during Community Time
Dec 12 - Winter Caroling K-2 5:00, 3-5 6:00
Dec 15-18 - Spirit Week! Mon Sports Day, Tue Mustache Day, Wed Banks School
Pride, Thu Crazy Hair Day
Dec 18 - Project Able potluck - am/pm classes combine - no bus service today
Dec 19 - Grading Day / no school
Dec 22-Jan 2 - Winter Break / no school
Jan 2 - Winter Break / no school
Jan 5 - Students return to school
Jan 5 - Girls on the Run Recruitment meeting
Jan 6 - Report cards go home
Jan 8 - Girls on the Run Family registration 3-3:30
Jan 9 - Quarterly Awards K-2 9:30 a.m., 3-5 2:40 p.m.
Jan 13 - Parent Coffee 9:15 a.m.
Jan 19 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day / no school
Jan 20 - GOTR meets (and every Tuesday / Thursday 3:30-5:00 - prompt pick up
Jan 22 - PTO Meeting - 6:00 p.m. (stop by anytime to
see how you can make a difference!)
Jan 27 - School Site Council 4:30
Jan 27 - Student of the Month Ceremony 5:30
Jan 29 - 4th & 5th Grade fieldtrip to Old Tucson
Jan 30 - Pennies for Patients begins - let's raise some money to fight
Feb 3 - Parent Coffee 9:15 a.m.
Feb 3 - Drexel Heights lessons with Kindergarten
Feb 7 -
Extravaganza! Click for Details
Feb 10 - Drexel Heights lessons with Kindergarten
Feb 11 - Regular release at 2:25
Feb 11-13 - Parent Teacher (APTT) meetings -
Click here for times / early dismissal 12:25
Feb 12 - Kindergarten Round-Up 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Feb 16 - President's Day - School is in session!
Feb 16 - Love of Reading Week - Sign up to read in your child's classroom!
Feb 17 - Drexel Heights lessons with Kindergarten
Feb 17 - Tot Shot Clinic - see flyer for details
Feb 24 - Drexel Heights lessons with Kindergarten
Feb 24 - School Site Council 4:30
Feb 26-27 - Rodeo Days / no school
Mar 2-12 - ATI Testing Window - Please make sure
students are at school on-time, every day!
Mar 4-6 - Camp Cooper fieldtrip - 5th grade
Mar 6 - Southern AZ Symphony will play at Community Time
Mar 6 - 3:30 - 4:15 Student Council Meeting rm 124
Mar 7 - Girls on the Run car wash 11:00 - 1:00
Mar 9 - 12 - Spirit Week: Mustache Monday, Twin Tuesday, Wacky Hair
Wednesday, Green Thursday (in honor of St. Patrick's Day!)
Mar 9 - ATI testing
Mar 10 - Parent Coffee 9:30 a.m.
Mar 10 - Pre-K to Children's Museum
Mar 10 - ATI Math
Mar 10 - Solar Panel Community Meeting 6:00 p.m.
Mar 11-12 - Camp Cooper fieldtrip 4th grade
Mar 13 - Grading Day / no school
Mar 16-20 - Spring Break / no school
Mar 23-27 - AIMS Science testing
Mar 26 - School Wide Spelling Bee
Mar 26 - Class pictures / Spring pictures - prepay only
Mar 26 - Banks Night at Panda Express (I-10 & Irvington Rd. ) 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Mar 27 - Quarterly Awards K-2 9:30 a.m., 3-5 2:45 p.m.
Mar 31 - School Site Council Meeting 4:30
Mar 31 - Student of the Month Ceremony 5:30
Apr 2 - 4th & 5th Grade Social 3:30-4:30 - Permission
Apr 3 - Good Friday / no school
Apr 7 - Parent Coffee 9:30 a.m.
Apr 7 - Pre-school to Zoo
Apr 7 - McTeacher's Night - 4:30-7:30 (Ajo & Kinney Road)
Apr 9 - Shoe Shopping with Chuck
Apr 10 - Walk and Roll to School Day!
Apr 12 - Girls on the Run 5K
Apr 14, 16 & 17 AzMerit testing for students in grades 3-5
Mon - 4/14 Writing 9:30-11:00
Thu - 4/16 Reading part 1, Math part 1 9:30-10:45 and
Fri - 4/17 Reading part 2, Math part 2 9:30-10:45 and
Students need to be rested, eat a good breakfast and be
at school, on time!
Apr 15 - Camp Cooper fieldtrip 2nd grade
Apr 16 - TCC Ballet fieldtrip 2nd grade
Apr 16 - Star Party - 7:00-8:00 Banks Basketball Court
Apr 20 - Field Day 9:30-11:15 - wear running shoes, comfortable clothing,
sunscreen and bring a water bottle!
Apr 22 - Dentists in the building
Apr 22 - Promotion pictures for Kindergarten and
Apr 24 - Student Council to U of A
Apr 24 - Father / Daughter dance
Apr 28 - School Site Council 4:30
Postponed until 2015-2016 school year ... date TBA
Apr 30 - Tucson Symphony fieldtrip for grades K, 1, 2
May 1 - Mother / Son dance
Postponed until 2015-2016 school year ... date TBA
May 5 - Parent Coffee 9:15 a.m. - Cancelled
May 5 - Talent Show 6:00
May 5 - Tucson Symphony fieldtrip for grades 3, 4, 5
May 7 - APTT Meetings & Movie Night!
Meeting for 1st,
and 5th grade is 4:15-5pm
Meeting for Kinder, 2nd,
and 4th grade is 5-5:45pm
May 12 - Science Fair
May 13 - Teacher Appreciation Day - Show your teacher some LOVE!
May 14 - 4th & 5th Spring Concert 2:00 p.m.
May 14 - PTO Meeting time TBA
May 15 - Quarterly Awards K-2 9:30 a.m., 3-5 2:40 p.m.
May 15 - Volunteer Breakfast 8:15
May 19 - School Site Council Meeting 4:30
May 19 - Student of the Month Ceremony 5:30
May 20 - 5th Grade Promotion 6:00 p.m.
May 21 - Kinder Promotion 10:00 a.m.
May 21- Last day for all students - Have a great summer!
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