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THE FIRST ACADEMY

2016 - 2017 School Year Calendar

June 2016

17-21

Fri-Tues

FBCO Camp Orlando - Middle School and High School

July

19

Tues

New Parent Orientation (Black Box)

20

Wed

New Parent Orientation (Black Box)

21

Thurs

New Parent Orientation (Black Box)

August

July 26-Aug 1

Tues-Mon

International Summer Institute

July 27-Aug 2

Wed-Tues

New Teacher Orientation

3-5, 8

Wed-Fri, Mon

Faculty/Staff Pre-Planning

8

Mon

New Family Reception (5:00 PM, Faith Hall Lakeside)

8

Mon

All Family Worship (6:00 PM, Worship Center)

8

Mon

Meet the Teacher (7:00 PM, Classrooms)

9

Tues

TFA Day of Prayer

10

Wed

First Day of School

10

Wed

Boo Hoo Coffee - All Parents (8:00 AM, Alumni Commons)

11

Thurs

Senior Retreat Parent Meeting & Graduation Announcements

(7:30-8:30 AM, Student Center)

11-13

Thurs-Sat

Senior Retreat

15-17

Mon-Wed

US Fall Theatrical Auditions (Black Box)

16

Tues

Volunteer Kick-Off Breakfast

(8:15 AM, Student Center)

16

Tues

LS Curriculum Night (Grades K4-6)

(2 Sessions 6:00 PM & 7:00 PM, Classrooms)

17

Wed

Monthly Prayer Time with TFA Dads

(7:55-8:10 AM, Gym Lobby)

18

Thurs

MS/US Curriculum Night (Grades 7-12)

(6:00-8:00 PM, Classrooms)

22

Mon

Fall Sports Parent Meeting-Grades 6-12 (6:30-7:30 PM, Gym)

26

Friday

TFA Athletics Booster BBQ (5:30 pm, PSAC)

September

5

Mon

No School - Student/Teacher Holiday - Labor Day

6

Tues

Parent Association Meeting  

(8:15-9:45 AM, Faith Hall Room 301)

All Divisions

7

Wed

Monthly Prayer Time with TFA Dads

 (7:55-8:10 AM, Gym Lobby)

8

Thurs

TEEP Coffee with the Principal

(8:15 AM, E2-225)

12

Mon

LS Coffee with the Principal (8:15 AM, Gym Lobby)

13

Tues

LS, MS & US Portraits (Gym)

14

Wed

MS Coffee with the Principal

(8:00 AM, Black Box Theatre)

15

Thurs

NJHS Induction Ceremony - Grades 7-9

(9:35 AM, Henry Chapel)

19

Mon

Christian College Fair

(6:00-7:30 PM, Faith Hall-Lakeside)

21

Wed

Monthly Dad’s Bible Study (7:55 AM)

21

Wed

US Coffee with the Principal

(8:15 AM, TBD)

20-22

Tues-Thurs

LS Parent/Teacher Conferences

(12:15 PM Dismissal)

21

Wed

MS/US Parent/Teacher Conferences

(12:15 PM Dismissal)

28

Wed

See You at the Pole

MS/US (7:15 AM, US Flag Pole)

LS (7:45-8:10 AM, Alumni Commons)

29

Thurs

NHS Induction Ceremony - Grades 11-12

(9:27 AM, Student Center)

29

Thurs

NEHS Induction Ceremony - Grades 4-6

(7:00 PM, Faith Hall)

October

1-31

Pastor Appreciation Month

3

Mon

Powder Puff Game (6:30 PM, PSAC)

3-8

Mon-Sat

Homecoming Week

4

Tues

Parent Association Meeting

(8:15-9:45 AM, Faith Hall Room 301)

All Divisions

4

Tues

1st Quarter AR Deadline

5

Wed

TFA Royal Dads’ Event

(7:55-8:55 AM, Faith Hall)

7

Fri

End of 1st Quarter/12:15 PM Dismissal

Teacher Half-Day Workday until 3:45 PM

(42 days)

10

Mon

No School - Student Holiday/Teacher Workday*

Professional Development - Full Day

*First Baptist/TFA Staff & Faculty Celebration Luncheon

11

Tues

2nd Quarter Begins

11

Tues

Portrait Retakes (LS, MS, US)

12

Wed

Junior Class Rings (1:00-1:50PM, Faith Hall)

19

Wed

PSAT Testing (Grades 8-11)

Senior Thesis Project (Grade 12)

19

Wed

Senior Group Pictures

(Cap & Gown - 8:00-9:30 AM, Henry Chapel)

19

Wed

Monthly Dad’s Bible Study (7:55 AM)

21

Fri

Homecoming Football Game (7:00 PM, PSAC)

22

Sat

Homecoming Dance

 (7:30-10:00 PM, Faith Hall)

27-29

Thurs-Sat

US Fall Theatrical Performance

 (7:00 PM, Faith Hall)

November

1

Tues

Parent Association Meeting

(8:15-9:45 AM, Faith Hall Room 301)

All Divisions

2

Wed

Monthly Prayer Time with TFA Dads

(7:55-8:10 AM, Gym Lobby)

4

Fri

No School - Professional Development

FCIS Conference Faculty Day

8

Tues

Election Day - Tardy Amnesty Day

9

Wed

MS/US Veterans Day Service

(10:00 AM, Faith Hall)

LS Veterans Day Service (1:00 PM, Faith Hall)

13

Sun

Admissions Open House for Prospective Parents (2:00-4:00 PM)

14

Mon

Winter Sports Parent Meeting

(6:30 PM, Gym)

15

Tues

Parent Association Uniform Resale
(7:30 AM, Lower School Room 213)

15

Tues

US Fine Arts Thespian Showcase

(7:00-9:00 PM, Black Box Theatre)

15-18

Tues-Fri

8th Grade Washington, D.C. Trip

16

Wed

Monthly Dad’s Bible Study (7:55 AM)

17-19

Thurs-Sat

US Theatre District Thespian Festival

(Dr. Phillips High School - Orlando Florida)

21-25

Mon-Fri

No School - Student/Teacher Holiday - Thanksgiving Break

December

2

Fri

 MS/US Choral Concert (7:00 PM, Faith Hall)

6

Tues

Parent Association Meeting

(8:15-9:45 AM, Faith Hall Room 301)

All Divisions

7

Wed

Monthly Prayer Time with TFA Dads

(7:55-8:10 AM, Gym Lobby)

7

Wed

Rising 9th Grade STUDENT Event - Launch 2021

(MS Lunch)

8

Thur

Rising 9th Grade PARENT Event - Launch 2021

(2:00 PM, Black Box Theatre)

13

Tues

2nd Quarter AR Deadline

14

Wed

Monthly Dad’s Bible Study (7:55 AM)

15

Thurs

MS 1st Semester Celebration of Student Achievements

(1:00 PM, Student Center)

16

Fri

All School Christmas Program

(10:00 AM, Worship Center)

16

Fri

End of 2nd Quarter/12:15 PM Dismissal

Teacher Half-Day Workday until 3:45 PM

(43 days)

 Dec. 19-Jan. 2

Mon-Mon

No School - Student/Teacher Holiday -

Christmas Break

January 2017

3

Tues

No School - Student Holiday/Teacher Workday

New Student Orientation (10:00-11:30AM)

4

Wed

3rd Quarter Begins

4

Wed

Monthly Prayer Time with TFA Dads

(7:55-8:10 AM, Gym Lobby)

8

Sun

Admissions Open House for Prospective Parents (2:00-4:00 PM)

9

Mon

School Online Re-enrollment Begins

(through Jan 22)

16

Mon

No School - Student/Teacher Holiday

Martin Luther King Day

18

Wed

Monthly Dad’s Bible Study (7:55 AM)

19

Thurs

US Poetry Out Loud (9:27 AM, Student Center)

23

Mon

Open Enrollment Begins

24

Tues

Parent Association Uniform Resale
(7:30 AM, Student Center)

26-28

Thurs-Sat

MS Musical (7:00 PM, Black Box)

February

1

Wed

Monthly Prayer Time with TFA Dads

 (7:55-8:10 AM, Gym Lobby)

1-3

Wed-Fri

MS Musical

(7:00 PM, 3:00 PM Wed Matinee,

Black Box)

7

Tues

Parent Association Meeting

(8:15-9:45 AM, Faith Hall Room 301)

All Divisions

12

Sun

Admissions Open House for Prospective Parents (2:00-4:00 PM)

12

Sun

Field House Tours for TFA Families
(2:00-4:00 PM)

13

Mon

Spring Sports Parent Meeting

 (6:30 PM, Gym)

15

Wed

Monthly Dad’s Bible Study (7:55 AM)

17

Fri

No School - Student Holiday/Teacher Professional Development

20

Mon

No School - Student/Teacher Holiday

President’s Day

25

Sat

US Sadie Hawkins Dance (7:00-10:00PM, Gym)

March

1

Wed

Monthly Prayer Time with TFA Dads

 (7:55-8:10 AM, Gym Lobby)

2-3

Thurs-Fri

WrAP Test (Grades 3 - 11)

7

Tues

Parent Association Meeting

(8:15-9:45 AM, Faith Hall Room 301)

All Divisions

7

Tues

3rd Quarter AR Deadline

9-13

Thurs-Mon

Senior Ski Trip

10

Fri

LS Grandparents Day (8:00-11:00 AM, Field House)

10

Fri

End of 3rd Quarter/ 12:15 PM Dismissal

Teacher Half-Day Workday until 3:45 PM

(45 days)

13

Mon

4th Quarter Begins

13-17

Mon-Fri

Teacher Appreciation Week

15

Wed

Deadline for Tuition

Assistance Applications for 2017-2018

15

Wed

TFA Royal Dads’ Event

(7:55-8:55 AM, Faith Hall)

15-18

Wed-Sat

US Theatre State Thespian Festival
(
Tampa Convention Center & Straz Performing Arts Center Tampa, FL)

20-24

Mon-Fri

No School - Spring Break

30

Thurs

US Humanities Scholar Bowl

(9:27 AM, Student Center)

30

Thurs

Lower School Open House
(8:15-9:45 AM, Field House)

30-April 1

Thur-Sat

US Spring Theatre Event

(7:00 PM, Black Box Theatre)

April

4

Tues

Parent Association Meeting

(8:15-9:45 AM, Faith Hall Room 301)

All Divisions

5

Wed

Monthly Prayer Time with TFA Dads

(7:55-8:10 AM, Gym Lobby)

5-7

Wed-Fri

US Spring Theatre Event

(7:00 PM, 2:45 PM Wed Matinee, Black Box Theatre)

6

Thurs

Middle & Upper School Open House
(8:30-10:00 AM, Field House Lobby)

8

Sat

Junior/Senior Prom (6:00 PM, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress)

10-13

Mon-Thurs

LS/MS Standardized Testing (Classrooms)

13

Thurs

US Senior Thesis Presentation

 (9:27 AM, Student Center)

14

Friday

No School-Good Friday

17

Mon

No School - Easter

18

Tues

Parent University-Digital Citizenship & Social Media
(8:15-9:15 AM, Field House)

19

Wed

Monthly Dad’s Bible Study (7:55 AM)

19

Wed

US Awards & Senior Awards

(9:00 AM, Faith Hall)

21

Fri

 MS/US Choral Concert (7:00 PM, Faith Hall)

22

Sat

Royal Golf Classic

(8:00 AM, Grand Cypress Golf Club)

24

Mon

Ladies’ Tennis & Tea
(8:30 AM, Country Club of Orlando)

25

Tues

MS/US Fine Arts Spring Concert

 (7:00 PM, Faith Hall)

26

Wed

Senior Brick Laying Ceremony

(8:15 AM, US Flag Pole)

27

Thurs

Grades 6-12 Steel Drum Concert

(6:30 PM, Alumni Commons)

28-29

Fri-Sat

US Senior Theatre Showcase

 (7:00 PM, Black Box Theatre)

May

1-12

Mon-Fri

US AP Exams (Grades 9-12)

2

Tues

Parent Association Meeting

 (10:45 AM, Faith Hall Room 301)

All Divisions  

2

Tues

Parent University, Digital Citizenship Session #1
(2:00 PM, Field House Lobby)

3

Wed

Monthly Prayer Time with TFA Dads

(7:55-8:10 AM, Gym Lobby)

4

Thurs

National Day of Prayer

5-6

Fri-Sat

LS Evening at the Arts

(7:30 PM, The Natalie Thomas Gymnasium)

11

Thur

Varsity Athletic Awards Banquet

 (6:00 PM, Faith Hall)

17

Wed

Monthly Dad’s Bible Study (7:55 AM)

18

Thurs

MS 8th Grade Celebration Chapel

(9:30 AM, Faith Hall)

18

Thurs

Spring Football Game
(7:00 PM, Deltona HS)

19

Fri

4th Quarter AR Deadline

19

Fri

Graduation Ceremony

(6:45 PM, Worship Center)

23

Tues

MS Celebration of Student Achievement-Second Semester

24

Wed

LS Field Day & End of the Year Celebration Grades K4-6

(Lower School Playground)

24

Wed

End of 4th Quarter/ 12:15 PM Dismissal

Teacher Half-Day Workday until 3:45 PM

(46 days)

25-26

Thurs-Fri

Accreditation Workshop

29

Mon

Memorial Day

30-31 & June 1

Tues-Thurs

Post-Planning

Number of School Days (Total 176)

Quarter 1 = 42

Quarter 2 = 43

Quarter 3 = 45

Quarter 4 = 46

Student - Teacher Holidays

September 5

Labor Day (1)

November 21 - 25

Thanksgiving (5)

December 19 - January 2

Christmas & New Years (12)

February 20

President’s Day (1)

March 20 - March 24

Spring Break (5)

April 14/April 17

Good Friday/Easter (2)

Total Days

26  (Current yr 26/previous yr 24)

Professional Development & Teacher Workdays

July 27 - August 2

New Teacher Orientation (5)

August 3-5, 8

All Faculty/Staff Pre-Planning (4)

September 14

All Staff

October 7

End 1st Quarter - ½ Day Teacher Workday (½ )

October 10

Professional Development Day/All Staff (1)

November 4

Professional Development Day - FCIS (1)

November 16

All Staff

December 14

All Staff

December 16

End 2nd Quarter - ½ Day Teacher Workday (½ )

January 3

All Staff/Teacher Workday (1)

January 16

Professional Development Day (1)

February 17

All Staff/Professional Development (1)

March 10

End 3rd Quarter - ½ Day Teacher Workday (½ )

March 15

All Staff

April 19

All Staff

May 24

End 4th Quarter - ½ Day Teacher Workday (½ )

May 25 - 26

Accreditation Workshop (2)

May 30-31,  June 1

All Faculty/Staff Post-Planning/All Staff (3)

Total Days

21 - New Teachers (Previous Yr = 22 )

16 - Returning Teachers (Previous = Yr 17 )

Early Dismissal Days

September 20 - 22

September 21

LS Parent/Teacher Conference Days (3)

MS/US Parent/Teacher Conference Day (1)

October 7

End of 1st Quarter (1)

December 16

End of 2nd Quarter (1)

March 10

End of 3rd Quarter (1)

May 24

End of 4th Quarter (1)

Total Days

LS - 7                    MS/US - 5

Updated 12/16/2015