Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ladybug 1’s and Turtle 2’s classes have been cancelled for 2020-21.
2020-21 Dates of Interest
- Sept 21 – First day for AM & PM Butterfly classes
- Oct 5 – First day for the Busy Bee class
- Oct 12 – No classes: Columbus Day
- Nov 3 – No classes: Election Day
- Oct-Nov – School Photos with Colleen & Co (TBA)
- Nov 23-30 – No classes: Thanksgiving break
- Dec 23-Jan 1 – No classes: Christmas break
- Jan TBA – Preschool vision screenings
- Jan 18 – No classes: Martin Luther King Day
- Feb 15 – No classes: Presidents’ Day
- Feb 17 – Family Ash Wednesday service 9:15 am
- Mar 15 – No classes: Inservice Day
- Mar 31-Apr 5 – No classes: Holy Week/Easter
- May TBA – No classes: Election Day
- May 11 – Class picnics, weather permitting
- May 20 – Last day of school
Up to two in-service days to be determined
Weather-Related Delays & Cancellations
DDD follows Derry Township School District for weather-related delays and closings. When the school district has a 1- or 2-hour delay, DDD morning classes will be held 10am-12 pm, afternoon classes 1-3pm. When the school district dismisses early, DDD WILL NOT have afternoon classes
COMMUNICATION WITH PARENTS
- “Strengthen a parent…and you strengthen a child.” Mr. Rogers
- Open and informed communication is essential for your child’s successful development at Derry Discovery Days. We achieve this by informing parents about our routines and objectives.
- The staff is available to meet with parents after school hours. Appointments appreciated.
- Newsletters keep parents informed and updated on all events and activities.
- Parents are welcome to observe their child’s daily routine. Should parents have concerns regarding the health and safety of their child, please discuss these issues with the Discovery Days Interim Director, Laura Cox. The staff welcomes suggestions and ideas. We truly appreciate the parental support given to the program!
- Questions? Contact Laura Cox, Interim Director