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Welcome, Breck Parents!

Below are resources for current families.

Important Dates for 2017-18

Monday, August 28, 2017 | School begins
Thursday-Friday, October 19-20, 2017 | Faculty workshop
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 to Tuesday, January 2, 2018 | Winter vacation
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 | School resumes
Monday, March 19-30, 2018 | Spring vacation

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Lower School Teacher Blogs

PowerSchool Parent Portal

Lunch Menu

 

Thursday, April 27

8:00-9:00 AM | College Counseling Coffee Talk with Parents of Juniors (Heritage Room, Anderson Ice Arena). Topic: Common Application Nuts & Bolts.

11:00 AM | Senior Speeches (Chapel)

6:30-7:45 PM | Preschool Parent Meeting (LS Commons). Topic: Moving up to kindergarten. Speakers: Peg Bailey (LS Director), Cathy Preissing (LS Dean), Kerry Marshall (Kindergarten teacher) and Ty Thayer (Preschool teacher). Coffee and dessert will be served, and childcare will be available ($15/child). Click here to RSVP for the meeting and childcare (if needed). If you're unable to attend, this meeting will be live streamed and recorded. Click here for login information.

LS = Day 6
MS = A Day - Thursday schedule
​US = Thursday schedule

Friday, April 28

Lower School Art Show closes

LS = Day 1
MS = B Day - Friday special schedule | Non-uniform day
​US = Friday schedule

May 1 - 7, 2017

Monday, May 1

LS = Day 2
MS = B Day - Monday schedule
​US = Monday schedule | AP Exams

Tuesday, May 2

LS = Day 3
MS = A Day - Tuesday schedule
​US = Tuesday schedule | AP Exams

Wednesday, May 3

8:45-9:45 AM | Family Community Outreach Meeting (PRISM Food Shelf, 730 Florida Ave S, Golden Valley). Please join us for our last meeting of the year. We will celebrate what a great year we've had and volunteer at PRISM.

8:45-10:00 AM | Lower School Classroom Ambassador Thank-You Brunch (Heritage Room, Anderson Ice Arena)

LS = Day 4
MS = B Day - Wednesday special schedule
​US = Wednesday schedule (CPship Fair) | AP Exams

Thursday, May 4

11:00 AM | Last day of Senior Speeches (Chapel)

6:30-8:30 PM | Grade 9 Parent Meeting (US Dining Room). Topic: Looking ahead to the rest of high school. Speakers: Thomas Taylor (US Director) and Jonathan Nicholson (Director of College Counseling). A light dinner will be served. To assist us in planning, RSVP here. Live streaming will NOT be available for this meeting, though it will be recorded and posted on the Videos & Resources webpage.

6:30-7:45 PM | Grade 3 Parent Meeting (1/2 Commons). Topic: Moving up to Fourth Grade. Speakers are Peg Bailey (LS Director), Alice Wright (LS Dean and Instructor), Stacy Moore (LS Instructor), and Karen Pape (LS Instructor). Dessert and coffee will be served, and childcare will be available ($15 per child). Click here to RSVP for the meeting and childcare (if needed). If you're unable to attend, this meeting will be live streamed and recorded. Click here for login information.

LS = Day 5
MS = B Day - Thursday schedule
​US = Thursday schedule | AP Exams

Friday, May 5

LS = Day 6 | Non-uniform day | Wacky dress day!
MS = Awareness Day | Non-uniform day
​US = Friday schedule | AP Exams

Saturday, May 6

National SAT Test Date

May 8 - 14, 2017

Monday, May 8

LS = Day 1
MS = B Day - Monday schedule
​US = Monday schedule | AP Exams

Tuesday, May 9

8:30 AM | All-School Chapel | Staff Appreciation Day — an opportunity for students, parents, family members and alumni to share a personal note of appreciate to a member of the Breck faculty and staff. Click here for more information. We're looking for volunteers to help with the sorting and delivery of notes between 8:30-10:30 AM on May 9. Email Debra Lerner if you'd like to volunteer.

7:00 PM | Middle School Choral Concert (Chapel)

LS = Day 2
MS = A Day - ASC schedule
​US = ASC schedule | AP Exams

Wednesday, May 10

LS = Day 3
MS = B Day - RAS schedule
​US = RASC schedule | AP Exams

Thursday, May 11

11:00 AM | Senior Speeches (Chapel)

6:30-7:45 PM | Grade 1 Parent Meeting (1/2 Commons). Topic: Moving up to Second Grade. Speakers are Alice Wright (LS Dean and Instructor), Cathy Preissing (LS Dean and Learning Consultant), Marie Murphy (LS Instructor), and Liz Schoenborn (LS Instructor). Dessert and coffee will be serve, and childcare will be available ($15 per child). Click here to RSVP for the meeting and childcare (if needed). If you're unable to attend, this meeting will be live streamed and recorded. Click here for login information.

LS = Day 4
MS = A Day - ASC special schedule (no Chapel - clubs and tutorial instead)
​US = ASC schedule | Smudging | AP Exams

Friday, May 12

LS = Day 5
MS = B Day - Friday schedule with Chapel
​US = Friday schedule | AP Exams

Saturday, May 13

May 15 - 21, 2017

Monday, May 15

LS = Day 6
MS = A Day - Monday schedule
​US = US Exams | 9-11 Science | 1-3 English

Tuesday, May 16

LS = Day 1
MS = B Day - Tuesday schedule
​US = Tuesday schedule | Study Day

6:30-8:00 PM | Grade 4 Parent Meeting (MS Dining Room). Topic: Moving up to Middle School and Fifth Grade. Speakers will include Peg Bailey (LS Director), Sky Fauver (MS Director), and several LS and MS faculty members. Dessert and coffee will be served AND childcare will be available ($15/child). Click here to RSVP for the meeting and childcare (if needed). If you're unable to attend, this meeting will be lived streamed and recorded. Click here for login information.

Wednesday, May 17

LS = Day 2
MS = A Day - Wednesday schedule
​US = US Exams | 9-11 Language | 1-3 Math

6:30-8:00 PM | Grade 6 Parent Meeting (MS Dining Room). Topics: Middle School Athletics and the Washington DC trip. More information to come.

6:30-9:00 PM | Upper School Advanced History Research Presentations (US Library)

Thursday, May 18

11:00 AM | Senior Speeches (Chapel)

LS = Day 3
MS = A Day - Thursday schedule
​US = Second semester ends | US Exams | 9-11 History

Friday, May 19

9:30-11:30 AM | Grades 1-2 Field Day and Barbecue

1:00-3:00 PM | Grades 3-4 Field Day and Barbecue

6:00 PM | Annual Tailgating Event — prior to the Middle School Musical (outside the Cargill Theater entrance). More information to follow (rain date: 5/20).

7:30 PM | Middle School Musical: The Wizard of Oz (Cargill Theater). Book by John Kane; music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by E. Y. Harburg. We're off to see the wizard! Join us on a musical adventure down the yellow brick road. All of your favorite songs and characters will be brought to life on the Cargill Theater stage. Suitable for all ages. Tickets $5 at the door. Students admitted free.

LS = Day 4
MS = B Day - Friday schedule
​US = May Program begins

Saturday, May 20

6:30-10:00 PM | Grade 11 Parent Community-Building Event at The American Legion (adjacent to Breck). Details and invitation to come.

7:30 PM | Middle School Musical: The Wizard of Oz (Cargill Theater). Read more in the May 19 calendar post (above).

8:30-11:30 PM | Junior/Senior Prom

Sunday, May 21

2:00 PM | Middle School Musical: The Wizard of Oz (Cargill Theater). Read more in the May 19 calendar post (above).

May 22 - 28, 2017

Monday, May 22

LS = Day 5
MS = B Day - Monday schedule
​US = May Program

Tuesday, May 23

6:30 PM | Admissions Mentor/Mentee Dinner

LS = Day 6
MS = A Day - Grades 5/6 RAS schedule | Grades 7/8 Finals schedule
​US = May Program

Wednesday, May 24

7:30-9:00 AM | Breck Networking and Speaker Series (Heritage Room, Anderson Ice Arena). Topic: Life in the CIA, presented by Breck parents Chris '90 and Mary Welsh.

7:00-9:00 PM | Senior Pinning

LS = Day 1
MS = B Day - RAS schedule
​US = May Program

Thursday, May 25

6:00-8:30 PM | Grade 4 Dinner and Celebration 

7:00-9:00 PM | Grades 7/8 Social (more information to come)

LS = Day 2
MS = A Day - Grades 5/6 RAS schedule | Grades 7/8 Finals schedule
​US = May Program

Friday, May 26

Lower School Field Day rain date

LS = Day 3
MS = B Day - Friday schedule with Chapel
​US = May Program

Saturday, May 27

All-School Holiday weekend | Main campus closed

Sunday, May 28

All-School Holiday weekend | Main campus closed

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day | All-School Holiday | Main campus closed