2017-18 School Year

ACADEMY OF MOUNT ST. URSULA CALENDAR 2017-2018

SEPTEMBER
5 Faculty Conference Day 8:30 am–3:15 pm
6 All students report as scheduled (12’s-8:30am 10’s-9:15am 9’s-10am 11’s-10:45am).
6 ID photos for grades 9, 10, 11 & 12;
Orientation for 9th (10:00am-1:15pm)
7 Modified A-day schedule for all students – 8:30 am–12:00 pm;
Orientation for 9th (8:30-am–2:45 pm)
1st Quarter Begins
8 Modified B-day schedule for all students-8:30 am–12:00 pm;
Orientation for 9th (8:30 am–1 pm) 
11 First full day; school breakfast/lunch program begins
12 AMSU Club Moderators Meeting 2:45 pm
15 M Day schedule For 9, 10th & 11th grade
12:37 pm dismissal for 10th
Junior Freshmen Picnic ends at 2:00 pm for 9th & 11th
  College Workshop Day for 12th grade 8:30 am to 12 noon (No lunch served)
20 New Parent Orientation – 5:30 pm cafeteria;
Back-to-School Night 7:00 pm – Auditorium; Parents of 9,10,11,12
21 Mass of the Holy Spirit (10:00 am) – in school;
Grade 9 Ice Cream Social 3:00 pm
21 Bronx HS Information Night for 8th graders at Cardinal Hayes HS 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
26 Bronx HS Information Night for 8th graders at Cardinal Spellman HS 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
27 Juniors/Seniors & Parents: College Night (Selection, Admissions, and Financial Aid) 7:00 pm.
28 Mass Schedule;
National Honors Society Nominations, Student Council Induction, and Honors Assembly
29 M Day Dismissal 12:37 pm
Faculty Technology Professional Development 1:15 to 3:15 pm
OCTOBER
4 Juniors and Seniors College Fair 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
5 Ring Day Practice for Seniors   
6 Underclass and faculty retakes- 11:40- 1:15/Senior Portraits- 2pm- 6pm (if needed- or 5pm)
9 Columbus Day – No School
10 Q1 Progress Reports distributed to students
11 PSAT/NMSQT for Juniors;
PREACT for Sophomores;
One Day Senior Retreat;
9’s –No School
International Day of The Girl
12 Ring Day Practice for Seniors
13 Q1 Progress Reports Due Back signed by Parent or Guardian
14 Family Day 12 pm to 3 pm
19 Ring Day Practice for Seniors
20 Classes end by 2 pm for Preparation for Open House
21 Feast of St. Ursula;
OPEN HOUSE FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS, 10:00am–2:00 pm
25 Sophomore and Senior Ring Day Breakfast;
Delayed opening for Freshmen & Juniors 9:30 am
26 9am Ring Day Mass;
Group Photo for Seniors 2 pm Ring Day Practice for Seniors
27 RING DAY
28 Halloween Dance and Haunted House @ AMSU  6 pm to 9 pm
31 Halloween – School is Open   Classes end at 2 pm;
Faculty meeting
NOVEMBER
1 All Saints Day – Mass in school;
Q1 Ends
2 Q 2 begins
Capital Campaign Phase II Kickoff Event for Donors in evening
3 T.A.C.H.S. (Test for Admission to Catholic High Schools) Exam for 8th graders;
NO SCHOOL FOR 10,11
1 Day 9th Grade Retreat
12 – College Visiting
7 Election Day—SCHOOL IN SESSION
8 Quarter 1 Report Cards distributed
9 Parent/Teacher Conferences 6pm to 8pm
10 Veterans’ Day – No School
10, 11, 12 Junior Retreat Weekend Blair Lodge
14 Q1 Report Cards shown to homeroom teacher with parent signature
15 Mandatory Family Fundraiser due $150
16 Dress Rehearsal for International Night
17 M Day 12:37 pm dismissal
Faculty Meeting   1:15-3;15pm
International Night – 7 pm
20 Afternoon Assembly 2 pm
Thanksgiving Prayer Service/Commissioning for Service Day
21 SERVICE DAY – All Grades report
22, 23, 24 Thanksgiving Recess (No School)
27 School resumes
27-Dec. 1 Spirit Week
DECEMBER
1 Pep Rally 
8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception;
Mass in School;
Winter Wonderland Dance or Father Daughter Dance 7 pm to 10 pm
13 Q2 Progress Report Distribution
15 Faculty Day – No school for students
19 Q2 Progress Reports signed by parent/guardian and due back to homeroom teacher
21 Christmas Mass and Assembly;
Christmas Crafts;
12 pm Student Dismissal for Christmas vacation; 
  Young Alumnae Reunion (Classes ’13-17) till 1:30 pm
22-Jan 2 Christmas vacation school closed MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!
   
JANUARY 2018   HAPPY NEW YEAR!
3 School resumes
4 Freshmen Student Council Nominations in am homeroom
8 In Class Midterms Begin 
8, 9, 11 Musical Auditions 3 pm to 6 pm
9 Freshmen Student Council Elections in am homeroom
10 Release of Acceptance Letters to Incoming high school freshmen
15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – No School
18 Accepted Student Dinner 5 pm to 7 pm
19 Q2 Ends
22-25 Midterms and Regents Exams
26 Rating Day for teachers
27 Feast of St. Angela
29 Feast of St. Angela Mass;
AMSU Alumnae/Board/Donor Visit Day;
Quarter 3 Begins
FEBRUARY
1 Q2 Report Card Distribution
2 M Day Dismissal 12:37 pm;
Faculty Meeting 1:15-3:15pm
6 Q2 Report Cards due back with signature of parent/guardian
8 Parent Teacher Conferences 6 pm to 8 pm
9 Hawaiian Luau Dance Party 7 pm to 10 pm  
14 Ash Wednesday (Service in School);
St. Valentine’s Day
15 Second Look Open House for incoming freshmen and transfer students 5 pm to 7 pm
19 -23 School Closed Presidents Week Winter Vacation     
26 School Reopens
MARCH
5 Q3 Progress Reports Distributed
7 Registration Day for Incoming Freshmen 6 pm to 8 pm
8 Q3 Progress Reports Signature by parent or guardian due
9 PSAT Sophomores;
1 Day Junior Retreat;
No school for freshmen and seniors
16 Faculty Day;
No school for students
17 St. Patrick’s Day
22 Dress Rehearsal for School Musical 3 pm to 7 pm
23 School Musical Production 7:30 pm
24 School Musical Production 7:30 pm
Alumnae/donor reception on 24th beforehand
25 Palm Sunday 
28 Holy Week Mass;
AMSU Day 12 pm Dismissal
29-April 6 School Closed; Holy Thursday, Good Friday; Easter Vacation
APRIL
1 Easter Sunday
9 School Reopens
10 Q3 Ends
11 Q4 Begins
13 PSAT 9th Grade;
10th grade 1-day Retreat;
No school for 11th and 12th grade
16 Q3 Report Card Distribution
19 Q3 Report Card Signature by parent and guardian due
20-22 Senior Weekend Retreat Blair Lodge
25 Enrichment Day ALL GRADES REPORT
26 College Night for Junior Parents
28 Alumnae Reunion (‘3s and 8s) 12 pm to 5 pm Lake Isle
MAY
3 Graduation Practice for Seniors; 
4 M Day 12:37 pm Dismissal;
Faculty Meeting 1:15-3:15pm; 
6 Mother Daughter Communion Breakfast and Fashion Show 9:30 am
7-18 AP EXAMS 
10 Ascension Thursday (Mass in school);
Graduation Practice for seniors;
Alumnae/ Donor Breakfast Reception
11 Q4 Progress Report Distribution
Spring Dance Party 7 pm to 10 pm
16 Q4 Progress Report Signature by parent or guardian is due;
Graduation Liturgy 7 pm
17 Graduation Practice for seniors
18 Spring Concert 7 pm
23 Last Day of classes for seniors   
24 Senior Prom Glen Island
25 School Closed
28 Memorial Day-School Closed
29-June 1 Senior Exams
JUNE
1 Senior Exams;
Career Day for Juniors  
3 Sports Awards Brunch 11:00 am 
5 Global History and Geography Regents-Grade 10
6 Q4 Ends;
Last Day of Classes for 9th, 10th and 11th   
7-11 School Final Exams
7 Senior Brunch and Graduation Rehearsal
9 Graduation 11am
12 –22 Regents Exams
25 Last Day of School;
Report Card/Diploma distribution