Special Events, Statutory Holidays and Pro-D-Days for GCA Montessori:

2018

GCA CLOSED: Monday, September 3: Labour Day Tuesday, November 6: Diwali: Cultural Event 
Thursday, September 27: Little Fox Run (Fund Raising for Cancer Research  GCA CLOSED: Monday, November 12: Remembrance Day
Friday, October 5: Thanks Giving – GCA Celebration – (Home Made Chicken Soup and Bread) Friday, December 7; Christmas Concert @4-5PM
GCA CLOSED:Mon. October 8: Thanks Giving  Monday, December 24 – Christmas Eve: Early Dismissal (@4:00PM)
Friday, October 19: Field Trip to Kraus Berry Farm Friday, December 7: Christmas Concert @4:00PM Monday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve – Early Dismissal @ 4:00 PM
Tues. October 31: Costume Parade, Special Snacks

2019

GCA CLOSED: Tuesday, January 1st, 2019   Happy New Year 2019!! Friday, May 10: Mother’s Day @4-5PM
Tuesday, February 5, Chinese New Year: Cultural Event GCA CLOSED: Monday, May 20 Victoria Day 
GCA CLOSED: Monday, February 11: Family Day May 21 – 24: Observations & Parents – Teachers Interview 
Thursday, February 14, Valentine’s Day: Face Painting, Singing, Dancing: Goody Bags Monday, June 3rd: Ramadan – Guest Speaker  
Friday, March 15: Wearing Green – Cultural Event Friday,  June 14: Father’s Day – @ 4-5PM
Friday, March 22: Field Trip to SFU Burnaby Campus: “Science in Action.” Friday, National Indigenous People’s Day – Guest Speaker
Friday, Easter egg Hunts – Howthorn Park Friday, June 28: GCA Graduation  – @ 4-5 PM
GCA CLOSED: April 19; Good Friday GCA CLOSED: July 1st: Canada Day
GCA CLOSED: Monday, April 22 – GCA Staff Meeting Friday, July 19: Field Trip to Science World

Pro D-Days in Sd 43 Surrey for Elementary Schools,

Please call us at 604-496-5115, if you want to send your child to GCA on that Pro-D-Day.

Dates Holiday/Event Theme
October 19, 2018 Pro-D-Day (SA) Pumpkin Patch – Kraus Berry Farm
November 9 Pro-D-Day (SA) Heroes
December 24 – Jan. 4, 2019 Winter Break for Elementary Schools Exploring Colors
January 7, 2019 Elementary Schools Reopen
February 22, 2019 Pro-D-Day (SA) Planting Seeds
March 18 – 29 Spring Break for Elementary Schools Ancient Egypt
March 22 Pro-D-Day SA Winter Activities “Building Castle in the Snow”
April 1 Elementary Schools Reopen
April 8 Pro-D-Day SA Hawaiian Hullabaloo
May 3 Pro-D-Day SA Reptiles & Amphibians
May 27 Pro D Day SA Renaissance
June 28 Elementary Schools close for Summer – Summer Break 1 Under the Big Top – Please Register by June 5
July 19 Field Trip Science World
August 1 Summer Break 2 Fit and Fitness
August 9 Field Trip Surrey Museum

Upcoming Events

Dates Event Theme
October 31, ≈ Costume Party Make Believe
November 6 Cultural Event Diwali
December 7 Christmas Celebration Christmas All Over the World