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 27-31 9:00-3:00 Open Registration
for NEW students - click on Registration
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
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
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
forms on file
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
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
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 -
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
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
Dec 18 - Grading Day, no school
Dec 21 - Jan 1 - Winter Break, no school
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
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
Feb 11 - 5:00 p.m. New
Kindergarten Student / Parent Orientation & Open House
Feb 15-19 - Love of Reading Week - Sign up to read in YOUR child's class!
Feb 15-19 - 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 22 - 4:00-7:00 pm GOTR Fundraiser at Panda Express
(Valencia & Midvale) Coupon required !!
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
Mar 4 - Student Council meeting 3:15-4:15
Mar 7-17 - School City Quarterly Assessments
Mar 7 - Student Council Meeting 3:25-4:15
Mar 8 - Drexel Heights Mini Muster - 2nd grade
Mar 8 - Parent Coffee 2:45
Mar 9 - 2nd Grade Camp Cooper field trip
Mar 10-11 - 5th Grade Camp Cooper field trip
Mar 14-17 Spirit Week! Monday-crazy hair, Tuesday-sports day, Wednesday-emoji
day, Thursday-Disney Day
Mar 16-17 - 4th Grade Camp Cooper field trip
Mar 17 - 3:25-4:30 4th / 5th Grade Social - permission slip and entry fee
Mar 17 - PTO Meeting 4:00
Mar 18 - Grading Day, no school
Mar 18 - Volunteer Brunch 11:00
Mar 21-25 - Spring Break, no school
Mar 28-Apr 8 -
Tuesday, Mar 29 Writing
Thursday, Mar 31 Reading and Math part 1
Apr 1 Reading and Math part 2
days will be scheduled as needed
important that students are at school, on time, ready to do their best!
Mar 29 - 4th Grade field trip to Saguaro National Park
- rescheduled - date TBA
Mar 29 - Report Cards go home
Mar 29 - 4:30 School Council meeting - Cancelled
Mar 29 - 5:30 Student of the Month ceremony
Mar 30 - Last day for Good News Club!!
Apr 1 - Quarterly Awards K-2 9:30 3-5 2:40
invitation only - Rescheduled for Monday April 4
Apr 4 - Quarterly Awards K-2 9:30, 3-5 2:40 invitation only!
Apr 4 - Student Council Meeting 3:15-4:15
Apr 5 - Parent Coffee 9:30 featuring Kindergarten!
Apr 8 - Field Day - Postponed until April 20
Apr 10 - Girls on the Run 5K run
Apr 11 - 3rd grade field trip to Sweetwater Wetlands
Apr 12 - Promotion Pictures for Kindergarten and 5th graders
Apr 14 - Spring Pictures - Bring forms and money or pay on-line!
Apr 20 - Field Day
Apr 21 - PTO Meeting 4:00
Apr 25 - POD A (4th,5th) Spelling Bee at 1:30
Apr 26 - 1st and 2nd grade field trip to Tucson Symphony Orchestra
Apr 26 - POD B (2nd,3rd) Spelling Bee at 1:30
Apr 26 - 4:30 School Council meeting
Apr 28 - POD C (K,1st) Spelling Bee at 1:05
Apr 29 - Walk 'n' Roll to School Day! Walk, ride your bike, car pool in your
car or bus!
Apr 29 - Talent Show
May 2 - Student Council Meeting 3:25-4:15
May 3 - Parent Coffee 2:30-3:15 featuring 4th & 5th Grade Science Fair
May 3 - 3rd, 4th and 5th grade to Tucson Symphony Orchestra
May 12 - Spring Orchestra Concert 2:00
May 13 - School Wide Spelling Bee 1:05 in MPR
May 16-20 Spirit Week! Monday-Sports Day, Tuesday-Lazy clothing day,
Wednesday-Emoji day, Thursday-Mustache Day, Friday-School Pride
May 17 - 4:30 School Council meeting
May 17 - 5:30 Student of the Month ceremony
May 19 - Dentist on Campus - Turn in forms for services!!
May 20 - Quarterly Awards 8-2 9:30, 3-5 2:40
May 24 - 6:00 5th Grade Promotion - Tickets Required!
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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