Start the school year off right and connect at these community-building events.
Back-to-School Night: PreK-5th Grade (for parents)
Thursday, August 15, 2019, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Early Childhood Center: PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade Classrooms
Children's Academic Center: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade Classrooms
6th Grade and New Middle School Student Orientation & Mandatory Seminar I Gear Check
Friday, August 16, 2019, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (pizza served)
New Parents & Students Welcome Meeting
Friday, August 16, 2019, 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
New Children's School Parents & Students meet in your classrooms
New Middle School Parents & Students and New Upper School Parents & Students meet in Louisa Performing Arts Center
Students and parents should attend this welcome meeting together and then head out to the Quad for the Ice Cream Social!
All-School Ice Cream Social
Friday, August 16, 2019, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
(Hosted by the Parents Association and Admission Office)
New families, returning families and CSS Ambassador families will gather and celebrate the start of the school year by welcoming new families and welcoming back returning families. Come casual and consume the last tastes of summer with a frozen treat. Teachers will gather near grade level signage to meet and greet students and families. This is a perfect evening to get back into the flavor of the new school year. Alumni always welcome!
First Day of School for Middle and Upper School
Monday, August 19, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
First Day of School for Children's School
Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
*(This first day is for all of 1st - 5th Grade students + half of PreK & half of Kindergarten students as notified by PreK and Kindergarten teachers)
Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
* (1st - 5th Grade students continue with a full day + the other half of PreK & other half of Kindergarten students as notified by PreK and Kindergarten teachers)
Parents Association Welcome Coffee & State of the School
Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m; State of School presentation begins at 9 a.m.
Terrace Room and Trianon Terrace
This wonderful gathering is sponsored by the Parents Association and is an opportunity for the entire CSS community to welcome our new parents and visit with all parents. This year's Welcome Coffee will be held during the second week of school. Come, connect, and learn about volunteer opportunities and ways to get involved with the Parents Association this year.
Following the Welcome Coffee, Aaron Schubach, Head of School, will present the State of the School at 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
(Hosted by the Board of Trustees)
Louisa Performing Arts Center
All parents are invited to meet members of the Board of Trustees and learn more about the school.
Middle School & Upper School Academics in the Spotlight
Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
El Pomar Academic Center and Trianon