School Calendar

City Garden School Academic Calendar

 City Garden School Academic Calendar 2023-2024 

Tuition Payments are due on the 5th of each month. 


Monday, August 7th- First month’s tuition will be withdrawn, checks are due

Monday, August 7-21st -Teacher Work days

Wednesday, August 16- New Family Education night (required for new families) 5:30-6:30

Wednesday, August 16-Fall Orientation (required for new and returning families) 6:30-7:30

Friday, August 18th, Student Drop-In and all school picnic - 5:30pm - 7pm at Karis

Tuesday, August 22nd - First Day of School

Tuesday, August 22rd- Whole School Welcoming Assembly, Kindergarten Stone Ceremony, and Rose Ceremony (1st and 2nd) 8:30-9:00am


Monday, September 4th - Labor Day - NO SCHOOL

Thursday, September 14th - Community Enrichment Night (parents only) - 5:30pm - 6:30pm 

Thursday, September 21st - Michaelmas Festival with Harvest Potluck and Bonfire at Karis Location 5:30pm - 7:30pm (rain date is Oct. 5th)

Friday, September 22nd- NO SCHOOL, Teacher Work Day


Tuesday Oct 17th- November 3rd Nature Intensive

Thursday, October 26th - NO SCHOOL, Teacher workday 

Friday, October 27th - NO SCHOOL, Parent-Teacher Conferences 


Thursday - November 2, 5:30pm-7:00pm - Dia de Los Muertos 

Saturday - November 4, 10am-4pm - Craft Fair and Fun Festival 

Saturday, November 4 - Open House - 11:00am - 12:00pm

November 11- Lantern Walk Festival, 5:30-6:30 at Karis (rain date is November 17th)

Monday - Friday, November 20th - 24th - Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, November 28th - Community Enrichment Night (parents only) - 5:30pm - 6:30pm (CoMoGives Begins)


Friday, December 1st - 10th Anniversary Celebration - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday, Dec 2nd - Kindergarten Open House for prospective parents - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Monday, December 18th - January 2nd, 2023- Winter Break 


Tuesday, January 2nd- NO SCHOOL, Teacher work day

Wednesday, January 3rd- Back to school

Thursday, January 4th - Middle School Chili Supper

Monday, January 15th - MLK Day - NO SCHOOL

Friday, January 19th- Winter Spiral 5:30-6:30  (rain date is January 20th)


Wednesday, February 7th - Community Enrichment Night, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm (parents only) 

Monday, February 19th - Presidents Day - NO SCHOOL

Thursday, February 22nd - Open House - 5:30pm - 6:30pm


Friday, March 8th- NO SCHOOL, Parent-Teacher Conferences 

Thursday, March 14th - Community Enrichment Night - Journey Through the Garden - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Wednesday, March 20th - NO SCHOOL, Teacher Workday

Monday, March 25th - Friday, March 29th - Spring Break - NO SCHOOL


Friday, April 5 - TFTG Gala

Tuesday, April 9th-  Student Showcase - 5:30-6:30pm


May 1st- NO SCHOOL, Teacher Workday


Wednesday, May 22nd (8:10-12:00) EARLY RELEASE Last day of school- 

Kindergarten Rainbow Bridge (11:00am - 12:00)

                                        May Pole Celebration & End of Year Picnic - 5:30pm - 7pm

Monday 27th-31st Teacher Work Days (extra days might be added if snow days warrant them)

**Snow Days** May 23rd and 24th will be allotted for makeup days should CGS call off for inclement weather and need to make up the hours to meet minimum hour standards. Should it be needed, we will use Teacher Workdays as makeup days, which will be communicated to parents as soon as possible. The last day of school will be an early release day and MayPole will be held on the evening of the last day of school.