Natural Start Preschool

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“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder… he needs the companionship
of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement
and mystery of the world we live in."  - Rachel Carson
 

                                         

                 2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR CALENDAR

      *5-Day students/families may attend on either or both days.

 

2017

 

Monday, September 4

Labor Day - NO PRESCHOOL

Tuesday, September 5

Teacher Meet & Greet, 11:00am-12:00pm (2-day & 5-day* students/families)

Wednesday, September 6

Teacher Meet & Greet, 11:00am-12:00pm (3-day & 5-day* students/families)

Thursday, September 7

First full day of preschool for all students in the 2-day (T/Th) & 5-day (M-F) sections

Friday, September 8

First full day of preschool for all students in the 3-day (M/W/F) section

Monday, September 11

Preschool Orientation Meeting**, 9:15-10:15am (for new 3-day & 5-day* families)

Tuesday, September 12

Preschool Orientation Meeting**, 9:15-10:15am (for new 2-day & 5-day* families)

Friday, October 13

BSD Professional Development Day – NO PRESCHOOL

Tuesday, October 24

Fall Field Trip: Fox Hollow Family Farm, Issaquah (Junior Explorers students/families)

Wednesday, October 25

Fall Field Trip: Fox Hollow Family Farm, Issaquah (Explorers students/families)

Thursday, November 9

BSD Professional Development Day – NO PRESCHOOL

Friday, November 10

Veteran’s Day Observed – NO PRESCHOOL

Wednesday, November 15

Harvest Soup Social & Family Hike (3-day & 5-day* students/families)

Thursday, November 16

Harvest Soup Social & Family Hike (2-day & 5-day* students/families)

Thu-Fri, November 23-24

Thanksgiving Break – NO PRESCHOOL

Mon-Tue, December 4-5

Explorers Parent-Teacher Conferences

Wed-Thu, December 6-7

Junior Explorers Parent-Teacher Conferences

December 18 - January 1

Winter Break – NO PRESCHOOL

2018

 

Tuesday, January 2

Preschool Resumes

Monday, January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – NO PRESCHOOL

Monday, January 29

BSD Professional Development Day – NO PRESCHOOL

February 19-23

Midwinter Break – NO PRESCHOOL

Monday, March 5

Spring Field Trip for ALL students/families: "Pete the Cat", Meydenbauer Theatre

Friday, March 16

BSD Professional Development Day – NO PRESCHOOL

Monday, March 19

BSD Professional Development Day – NO PRESCHOOL

April 9-13

Spring Break – NO PRESCHOOL

Wednesday, May 9

Mother's Day Tea (3-day & 5-day* students/families)

Thursday, May 10

Mother's Day Tea (2-day & 5-day* students/families)

Week of May 14-18

Take Preschool Class Photos

Wednesday, May 23

Picnic in the Meadow (3-day & 5-day students; optional parent/family attendance)

Thursday, May 24

Picnic in the Meadow (2-day & 5-day students; optional parent/family attendance)

Monday, May 28

Memorial Day – NO PRESCHOOL

Tuesday, May 29

Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences, on an as-needed basis (2-day & 5-day families)

Wednesday, May 30

Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences, on an as-needed basis (3-day & 5-day families)

Tuesday, June 12

Junior Explorers Year-End Celebration, Potluck, & Student Performance

Wednesday, June 13

Last Full Day of Preschool for 3-Day Students

Thursday, June 14

Explorers Year-End Celebration, Potluck, & Student Performance

Thursday, June 14

Last Full Day of Preschool for 2-Day & 5-Day Students

Natural Start Preschool
Bellevue, Washington


Natural Start Preschool focuses on the whole child through
creative explorations in nature, art, music, play and emergent learning.