Annual Calendar

CIS Academic Calendar 2018-2019 ANTICIPATED  MYP AUTHORIZATION VISIT Oct-Dec. 2018 [TBC] – Tentative date Oct.11-12, 2018
Parent Sessions [coffee mornings] – Saturdays only  – each one themed – six per year – Brown text [Apr.21, May 05, Aug.18, Oct.20,  Nov.17,  Feb.02]

Day: [# of teaching Days] Date  Description / Activities
 End of 2017-2018 school year for staff March 25 2018. Teachers Report 2018-19 school year 02 April 2018. Note:  This academic year will extend from April 2018 till June 2019…. There will be mid- session break late March 2019 – new admissions may enter CIS in April 2019 and will have a 2 month intro to IB – “new” academic year 2019-20 will begin July 2019, concluding June 2020 following first IB Grade 10 assessments. Staff break Sunday 25 Mar – Sunday 01 April [includes Good Friday March 30, 2018]; Teachers report Monday 02 April-Wednesday April 04 collaborative planning – setting up of displays for UOIs / SOIs, preparing classrooms and resources; Beginning of the session – Student Orientations Thur / Fri April 05/06; Introduction to ASAs at CIS and student selection of ASA for Session 1 12-Apr-18 to 17-May-18
Mon-Wed. 02-04-Apr-18  Staff professional development/collaborative planning – rooms set up – UOI and SOI displays for new session / google-sites updated;
Thur/Fri         [1,2] 05-06-Apr-18 STUDENT Orientations for new academic session /  Intro’s to ASAs / Intro’s to CAS / Grade 09 Introduction to Personal Project
Saturday 07-Apr-18  No classes – staff only – timetable finalization, room set-up and first day preparation.
Monday        [3] 09-Apr-18 FIRST DAY SESSION 1 – ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019 – Timetables issued to students NORMAL CLASSES
 Thurs            [4] 12-Apr-18 FIRST SESSION ASAs BEGIN 3pm-4pm  [ENDS MAY 17]
Friday           [5] 13-Apr-18 Baisakhi [April 14, 2018] Celebration in the School – Assembly and students wearing Punjabi dress – school hours 10:00-12:30
Saturday 14-Apr-18  B R Ambedkar Day holiday
Saturday      [6] 21-Apr-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning – Personal Project and Community Project workshop / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR THE YEAR AHEAD, LEADING UP TO MYP AUTHORIZATION / Staff filing systems – everyone to bring pen drive or external drive devise / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm; Parent Coffee Morning – New Parents ONLY / intro to PYP  and MYP with focus on PYP Exhibition and MYP Personal Project 10 TBC
Saturday      [7-12] 28-Apr-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning – Personal Project and Community Project workshop – continued from last week – REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTHORIZATION / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / NO Service Activities  OR  ASA Clubs today; 10-30-1:00 Interschool swimming competition
Monday to Saturday  [12-18] 30-Apr-18To05-May-19 Normal School Days [Labor Day Holiday May 01]
Tuesday       [19] 01-May-18 Holiday , Labor Day
Saturday     [20-23] 05-May-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning – Interdisciplinary Planning Workshop  / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly [Mothers Day]  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / Class-wise sports P1/2 / Mother’s Day card-making 12nn-1pm [in-lieu of Clubs];    Parent coffee morning – theme:  Approaches to Learning and PYP/MYP fundamental concepts 10-10:30 open to ALL parents
Saturday     [24-28] 12-May-18 Holiday, 2nd Saturday
Thursday 17-May-18 SESSION ONE ASA FINISHES 3pm-4pm ASA REFLECTIONS
Saturday    [29-33] 19-May-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning – ATL workshop / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm;  Class-wise Sports Day, [P3-P4]
Mon-Thur  [34-37] 21-24-May-18 Revision for first session summatives
Friday – Saturday [38-45]  Tuesday June 05 [46] 25-MAY-18 to 02-Jun-18 FIRST SUMMATIVE FRIDAY 25 TO SAT.02 JUNE INCLUSIVE STUDENT FREE DAY MONDAY 04 JUNE – TEACHER ASSESSMENT AND REPORT WRITING  STUDENTS ATTEND FOR REFLECTIONS / GOAL-SETTING ON TUESDAY 05 JUNE; PFM WEDNESDAY 06 JUNE TERM ENDS FOR STUDENTS THURSDAY 07 JUNE TEACHERS LAST DAY FRIDAY JUNE 08
Thursday 07-JUN-18 Students – END FIRST TERM 2018 – Student Vacation June 08-July 25, 2018
Friday 08-June-18 Summer Break  for Staff FRI. 08 June to Mon. July 23 – Staff report July 23; MYP staff online IB Workshop training JUNE 25-JULY 27 TBC
Monday 23-24-Jul-18 Teachers report – Mon.23-Jul-Tue.24 July MYP/PYP collaborative planning for MYP Units and PYP UOI, google-site updating, SOI and UOI displays in all classrooms.
Wednesday       [47] 25-Jul-18 Session resumes for students – SESSION TWO ASA selection for students
Wednesday 25-Jul-18 SECOND TERM BEGINS 2018 FOR STUDENTS Selection of Session Two ASAs;
Thursday           [48] 26-Jul-18 SESSION TWO ASAs begin after school 3pm-4pm;  ENDS SEPT.06
Saturday           [49-50] 28-Jul-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / First and Second report on ONLINE MYP SUBJECT WORKSHOPS / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm / Personal Project Progress session;
Saturday           [51-56] 04-Aug-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / Third & Fourth report on ONLINE MYP SUBJECT WORKSHOPS / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm / Personal Project Progress session;
Friday               [57-61] 10-Aug-18 Independence Day Celeberation. Special Assembly  and Declamation P2-P4
Saturday 11-Aug-18  Holiday 2nd Saturday
Sunday 12-Aug-18 United Nations  International Youth Day 2018 – celebrated at school campus Monday Aug.13
Monday          [62] 13-Aug-18 Whole School Celebration [Assembly] for United Nations – International Youth Day [Led by MYP students]
 Wed 15-Aug-18 Independence Holiday
Saturday       [63-66] 18-Aug-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / Fifth & Sixth Report on ONLINE MYP SUBJECT WORKSHOPS  / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm; [TBC class-wise sports P5-M4] Parent Coffee Morning – theme: healthy lifestyles and learning – Grade 4-9 parents only TBC
Wednesday 22-Aug-18 Bakrid / Eid al Adha Holiday
Saturday       [67-71] 25-Aug-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning /  Seventh and Eighth Report on ONLINE MYP SUBJECT WORKSHOPS  / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly – Rakkshibandhan and Indian Sports Day – assembly led by representatives of every class P1-M4 / NO CLUBS / 10:30-11:30 Rakhi/Card competition /11:30-1pm whole school practice for Indian Sports Day [29 Aug];
Sunday 26-Aug-18 Rakshibandhan Day
Monday-Friday        [72-76]] 27-Aug-18 to31-Aug-18  *** HEALTH LIFESTYLE AND FITNESS WEEK Monday-Friday August 27-31Monday – Wednesday Assemblies themed for Healthy Lifestyles [Monday 27/8 P5-M4 / Wednesday 29/8  P1-P4]
Wed 29-Aug-18 Indians Sports Day [no classes] —- School Sports — follow up with sports assembly and quiz;
 Saturday 01-Sep-18 Guru Granth Sahib Ji holiday
Monday 03-Sep-18 Janamashthami  Holiday
Tuesday – Friday    [77-80] 04-Sep-18To07-Sep-18 Janamashthami Special assembly ….  [P1-P3 leading] Normal School Days [05 Sep. Teacher’s Day]
Wed 05-Sep-18 Teacher’s Day – Students 10:30-12:30 / Teacher Collaborative Planning 8:30-10:30
Thur 06-Sep-18 SESSION TWO ASAs Finish after school 3:00pm-4:00pm – ASA REFLECTIONS
Saturday 08-Sep-18 No second Saturday Holiday – Celebration for Grandparent’s Day  8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning /  Preparation for Grandparents Day/ 10-10:30 – Assembly Grandparents Day Celebration / Special Assembly in advance for Shaheed Bhagat Singh [28 Sep.] P1 and P2 dress up and show and tell in Assembly / *** Hindi Diwas Celebration Assembly with each class contributing in Hindi  United Nations  International Literacy Day 2018 – observed Monday 10-Sept.
Sunday 09-Sep-18 Grandparents Day
Monday 10-Sep-18 United Nations – International Literacy Day 2018  – whole school– assembly [Led by P1-3]
Monday-Thur. [81-83] 10-13-Sep-18 Revision week Session Two
Wed 12-Sep-18 Proclaimed holiday by Govt. “Saragardhi” commemoration day [annual]
Friday –Sat.    [82-89] 14-22-Sept-18  Second Summative begins Fri. 14Sep. till Sat. Sept 22
 Monday 24-Sep-18 Teacher assessment day – no classes
 Tuesday 25-Sep-18 Teacher assessment day – no classes
Wednesday   [90] 26-Sep-18  STUDENTS 8:30-1:00  for Portfolios and reflections / goal-setting / preparing for PTM
 Thursday       [91] 27-Sep-18 PTM Student Led Conference
Friday 28-Sep-18 Holiday FOR SHAHEED BHAGAT SINGH
Saturday 29-Sep-18 End of session holiday
Sunday 30-Sep-18 End of session holiday
Monday 01-Oct-18 Session 3 Begins — SESSION 3 ASA SELECTION  UN World Habitat Day – Celebration / Special Assembly [Led by P5]
Tuesday 02-Oct-18 Gandhi Jayanti Holdiay
Thursday 04-Oct-18 Session 3 ASAs begin – ENDS THUR NOVEMBER 22
Saturday       [92-96] 06-Oct-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / Staff preparation for MYP authorization visit / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm; [TBC class-wise sports P5-M4]
Thur.-Fri. 11/12-Oct-18 MYP AUTHORIZATION VISIT [TBC]
Mon.-Fri        [97-101] 08-Oct-18 to 12-Oct-18 Normal classes
Saturday 13-Oct-18 Second Saturday Holiday
Wednesday 17-Oct-18 United Nations – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2018 – Whole School Celebration – Special Assembly [Led by M1-4]
Friday 19-Oct-18 Dussera  – Vijaya Dashami Holiday
Saturday       [101-105] 20-Oct-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning – reflections on authorization visit / Assembly 10:00-10:30    / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm;  Parent Coffee Morning – Theme: Academic Honesty AND feedback on Authorization visit –  All parents  OR final information session on CAS trip – parents G5-G9 TBC
 Sunday to Tuesday 21-Oct-18 to 23-Oct-18  Potential CAS AND GLOBAL CONTEXTS TRIP / Service camp dates – Sunday through Tuesday INCLUSIVE [P5 to M4]… DharamsalaTBC [Depending on numbers]
Wednesday 24-Oct-18 Valmiki Jayanti , Holiday
 Saturday      [106-110] 27-Oct-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm; Exhibition PYP UOI and MYP Unit projects and models
Mon.-Sat. 29-Oct-18To03-Nov-18 Normal School Days
 Saturday      [111-116] 03-Nov-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / 10:00-10:30 –  Special Assembly  on Guru Gobind Singh P5, M1, M2, M3, M4 TBA    / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / NO CLUBS – 12:00-1:00 – Diwali celebration, and activities – Rangoli / card making;
 Wed-Sun  07-11 Nov  Diwali Holiday – School Closed
 Saturday    [117-118] 10-Nov-18 2nd Saturday Holiday [Diwali – school closed]
Monday 12-Nov-18 School resumes after Diwali break
Tuesday 13-Nov-18 Normal school timings – “NIGHT INN” activity – P3-M2 students staying overnight “camping” in school with activities 3pm-9am Wed. Nov.14
 Wednesday 14-Nov-18 Children Day celebration – Activities conclude 10am – dispersal 11:00am.
Saturday      [119-124] 17-Nov-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm; 10:00-12:30 Activity Food Without  fire ContestP1- P2; Parent Coffee Morning – theme – SELF MANAGEMENT FOR PRE-TEENS – Grade 5 and MYP parents only.
Thursday 22-Nov-18 Last session of ASA’s session THREE – 3pm-4pm –ASA REFLECTIONS
Friday 23-Nov-18 Guru Nanak Jayanti — Holiday
Saturday     [125-128] 24-Nov-18 Martyrdom of Guru Tegbhadur, Holiday
Monday – Friday 26-Nov-18 to 30-Nov-18 Revision week for Session THREE – Monday 26-Nov-18 to Friday 30-Nov-18
Saturday          [129-134] 01-Dec-18 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning /  ASA reflections and group presentations on Service at ASA whole school assembly. Preparation for assembly 10-12 – Assembly 12-1pm
Mon-Wed. 03-12-Dec-18 Assessments Session THREE from Monday Dec.03-Wednesday Dec.12
Saturday         [135-139] 08-Dec-18 Second Saturday Holiday
Thursday 13-Dec-18 Teacher assessment day – no classes;
Friday              [140] 14-Dec-18 Teacher assessment day – Students present 8:30-1:00pm  for reflections/ goal-setting and portfolios in preparation for PFM
 Saturday        [141] 15-Dec-18 PFM – Student Led Conference
Monday          [142] 17-Dec-18 Final Day for Students before Winter Break – Christmas Assembly and celebration – DEAR and DEAR activities, CAS planning for Session 4, Reflections.
Tuesday 18-Dec-18 Winter Break Tuesday 18-Dec-17 till Friday 18-Jan-19
Wednesday-Thursday 16/17-Jan-19 Teachers Report – Collaborative planning MYP and PYP Units / SOIs /UOIs displayed in rooms, google-sites updating Wed.-Thur. Jan 16/17 Students return Friday Jan.18 2019;
Friday             [143] 18-Jan-19 Student return to school for Session 4 [longer session extended until June 2019, with mid-session break in March – final assessments May 2019 – academic year ending June 2019] ASA selection for session 4 *** WINTER HOURS SCHOOL STARTS 9AM-3PM EXCEPT THURSDAYS
Saturday        [144] 19-Jan-19 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn /   ASA Clubs 4th session begins 12nn-1pm – Ends Saturday May 04, 2019
Monday-Friday 21-Jan-19To25-Jan-19 Normal school daysFriday January 25th Republic day – Special assembly a tribute to our warriors/ preparation needed a week prior
Saturday        [145-149] 26 –Jan-19 Republic Day Holiday
Monday-Friday 28-Jan to 01-Feb-19 Normal school days
Saturday         [150-155] 02-Feb-19 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm; Parent Coffee Morning – Assessment in PYP and MYP TBC
Monday-Friday 04-Feb-08-Feb-19 Normal school days
Saturday         [156-160] 09-Feb-19 Second Saturday Holiday
Monday-Friday 11-Feb-19 To 15-Feb-19 Normal school days
Saturday         [161-166] 16-Feb-19 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly – to commemorate beginning of DIVERSITY WEEK  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm;
Saturday-Saturday 16-Feb-19To23-Feb-19 ****  DIVERSITY WEEK – Whole school – Celebrations of Culture , the Arts and Performance — INTER-DISCIPLINARY FOCUS
Saturday                [167-172] 23-Feb-19
Monday-Friday 25-Feb-19 To01-Mar-19 Normal School Days
Saturday               [173-178] 02-Mar-19 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – 10:00-12:30 Practicing for presenting Models for Exhibition…  Exhibition PYP UOI and MYP Unit projects and models – GRADE 09 PRACTICE PERSONAL PROJECT EXHIBITION
Monday 04-Mar-19 Maha Shivrati Holiday
Tuesday-Saturday  [179-183] 05-Mar-19To09-Mar-19 Normal School Days
Saturday 09-Mar-19 Second Saturday Holiday
Monday 11-Mar-19 Special Assemby for start of LITERACY WEEK [Led by P1-3]
Monday-Saturday 11-Mar-19To16-Mar-19 Wholes School Literacy Week DEAR and DEAR activities – classes presenting different aspects of LITERACY – information literacy, visual literacy, media literacy
Saturday                  [184-189] 16-Mar-19 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm; Annual Day Celebration *** [Culmination activity for Literacy Week]
Sunday-Sunday 17-Mar-19To24-Mar-19 Mid-Session Holiday break Sunday 17-Mar-19 to 24-Mar-19 No Classes; [Includes Ravi Dass and Holi holidays]
Monday 25-Mar-19 School resumes after Mid-Session Holiday
Mon-Saturday 25-Mar-19To30-Mar-19 Normal School Days
Saturday                 [190-195] 30-Mar-19 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm;
Monday-Friday 01-Apr-19To05-Apr-19 Normal School Days
Saturday                [196-201] 06-Apr-19 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / NO SERVICE ACTIVITIES – NO CLUBS — Swimming Sports – class-wise;
Monday-Friday 08-Apr-19To12-Apr-19 Normal School Days
Saturday                [202-206] 13-Apr-19 Second Saturday Holiday
Monday-Thursday 15-Apr-19To 18-Apr-19 CAS / Service Week   Assemblies Monday / Wednesday / Saturday on Service Activities conducted by Grades 3 to MYP 4
Friday 19-Apr-19 Good Friday Holiday
Saturday                [207-210] 20-Apr-19 Easter Holiday
Monday-Saturday 22-Apr-19 TO27-Apr-19 *** ARTS AND INNOVATIONS   Week –  PYP UOI – MYP Science / Math /Arts / Design – Monday April 15 to Thursday April 18; ARTS and Innovations Assembly led by P4-M4 Monday April 15
Saturday               [211-216] 27-Apr-19 Exhibition of PYP and MYP “art and innovation” models and art works as culmination of “ARTS and INNOVATIONS Week;”
Monday-Saturday 29-Apr-19To04-May-19 Personal Project Week – Assemblies Monday / Wednesday / Saturday focusing on individual “practice Personal Projects,” Led by M4 students; Normal School Days – 04-May-19 Last Day Session 4 ASA Clubs
Wednesday 01-May-19 Holiday – Labor Day
Saturday                [217-222] 04-May-19 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn /  Last session  ASA Clubs – ASA reflections – 12nn-1pm;
Monday-Friday 06-May-19 To10-May-19 Fourth Session REVISION WEEK 06-May to 10-May;
Saturday                [223-228] 11-May-19 8am-10am Collaborative Planning – PYP/MYP UOI and MYP unit planning / preparation for summatives, printing, etc  / 10:00-10:30 – Assembly  / Service Activities 10:30-12nn / ASA Clubs 12nn-1pm;
 Monday 13-May-19 Fourth Session Assessments begin – 13-27 May – Grade 9 [M4] may have practice e-assessments as well as other assessments;
Monday-Monday   [229-241] 13-May-19 To27-May-19 Fourth Session Assessments
Tuesday 28-May-19 Teacher Assessment Day – and report writing – no classes
Wednesday            [242] 29-May-19 Teacher Assessment Day – and report writing – students 8:30-1:00pm preparation for PTM
Thursday                 [243] 30-May-19 PTM
Friday                       [244] 31-May-19 Student final day at school [10am-1pm] – reflections, goal setting;
Saturday-Thursday 01-Jun-19 To18-Jul-19 Student Vacation 01-Jun-19 to 18-Jul-19
Saturday 01-June-19 Staff PD – [10am-1pm], clearing classrooms – Staff final day;
Sunday-Tuesday 02-June-19 Staff vacation Sunday 02-Jun-19 to Tuesday 16-Jul-19
 *** School Year 2019-2020 ***
Wednesday 17-June-19 Staff Collaborative Planning – setting up rooms, SOIs, UOIs displayed, google-sites updated;
Thursday 18-June-19 Students resume – academic year 2019-2020 begins;

Total Student Days 2018-2019 = 244
Total Staff  Days 2018-2019 = 258