​    ​​​The Nicholson School


1700 West Cortland Street, Suite 101
Chicago, IL 60622

2018-2019 School Calendar

July 14-15 Bucktown Garden Walk: Stop by and visit with Nicholson School staff!

Wednesday, August 29
Paperwork day-parents have the option of bringing in their child’s birth certificate/medical form between 8:30-10:30 am

Tuesday, September 4 Visit Day- 5 Day and 3 Day

Wednesday, September 5 Visit Day 3 Day, first full day-5 Day

Thursday, September 6 Visit Day-2 Day

Friday, September 7 Visit Day -2 Day

Monday, September  10  First Full Day- 3 Day

Tuesday,  September 11 Parent Meeting 6:30 pm

Thursday, September 13  First full day- 2 Day

Wednesday, September 19 - No School-Yom Kippur

Monday, October 1 Tuition Balance Due for 3 and 5 Day Families

Monday, October 8 No School-Columbus Day

October 9, 10-Enrichment programming begins in the 3 day

Thursday, October 11  Fall Come Play! begins

Thursday, October 18 Wine and Cheese Event (6:30-8pm at school, adults only)

Friday, October 26 No School 5 Day- Parent/Teacher Conferences

Wednesday, October 31 No School 3 Day- Parent/Teacher Conferences

Friday, November 2 No school 2 Day- Parent/Teacher  Conferences

Wednesday, November 14  3 Day Family POTLUCK

November  19-23 No School- Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday, December 5  2 Day Family POTLUCK

Wednesday  December 12 5 Day Family POTLUCK

School Closed December 24-January 4 No School- Winter Break

Monday, January 7 -School resumes

January 16, 17-winter enrichment begins in the 3 Day

Monday, January 21 No School- MLK Day

Friday, February 1: Returning Family Applications Due  

Friday, February 8- Returning family contracts/deposits due

February 8- No School- Teacher Institute Day (Opening minds early childhood conference)

Friday, February 15 - New Family Applications due

February 18-22 No School- February Break

Friday, March 22-No school 2 Day-Parent/teacher conferences

Wednesday, March 27  No School 3 Day -Parent/Teacher Conferences

Friday, March 29 No School 5 Day - Parent/Teacher Conferences

April 1-April 5 No School- Spring Break

Friday, April 19-No school Good Friday

Wednesday, May 22 “Fam Jam” at Walsh Park

Monday, May 27 No School- Memorial Day

Friday, May 31 Last Full Day -2 Day

Tuesday, June 4 Last Full Day- 3 Day and 5 Day

Wednesday, June 5
 End of the Year School Picnic at Walsh Park  (10:30am-12pm)