|Tuesday, 8th||Preschool Parent Orientation at 6:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, 10th||Kindergarten-8th Parent Orientation at 6:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, 5th||School begins. First day of school - Full day - Uniform required for all students - Preschool – 8th.|
|Wednesday,6th||Chapel (Wednesdays - No Shorts/No Polo)|
Dress - Shirt and tie are required. Chapel for 4th-8th begins at 9:00 a.m.
Bible required (new international version) daily.
Chapel for K-3rd begins at 10:00 a.m.
|Monday, 18th||Fundraiser kickoff - 38th year anniversary|
Each family is responsible for selling a total of $100.00 worth of items from the holiday catalog due by December 1st.
|Monday, 18th||Homework assistance/tutorial program is conducted between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.|
Fee is $25.00 per week - Monday through Thursday.
See teacher/office for application.
|Thursday, 5th||“Back-to-school night - Kindergarten-8th - 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Friday, 6th||Spirit wear begins for preschool through 8th grade. Students who do not have spirit wear must wear the required school uniform.|
|Monday, 9th||COLUMBUS DAY. The entire facility will be closed.|
|Tuesday, 10th||Progress Report #1 - Kindergarten-8th grade.|
|Tuesday, 10th||P.T.S.G. meeting at 6:15 p.m. for all parents. Earn a free dress pass for your child and 1 service hour.|
|Thursday, 12th||Preschool department - Open house - 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday, 17th||In-house science fair kickoff field trip 3rd-8th grades.|
|Saturday 21st||Parent empowerment seminar #1 at 10:00 a.m. - Kindergarten-8th grade. Mandatory participation/attendance - Earn 2 service hours. Penalty of $50.00 will be applicable for those who do not participate.|
|Friday, 27th||Report card conference #1. Advance sign up required to meet with your child’s teacher. No classroom instruction for K – 8th grade students. Day care provided for students enrolled in the day care program. All other students will be charged $20.00 for the day. Free dress for all students, preschool through 8th grades.|
|Monday, 30th||Picture day - Preschool through 1st grade.|
|Tuesday, 31st||Picture day - 2nd through 8th grades |
All students taking pictures may wear non-uniform clothing for their personality pictures, but must bring school uniform for class picture. See office for picture packets and prices.
|Wednesday, 1st||Canned food drive begins for needy families.|
|Friday, 3rd||Preschool Harvest Banquet and Program at 3:00 p.m. Immediate family only. Bring a dish for 15 people.|
|Tuesday, 7th||Science fair project title due (#1) 3rd-8th grade|
|Wednesday, 8th||Awards ceremony Kindergarten-3rd at 8:00 a.m. and 4th-8th at 9:30 a.m.|
|Friday, 10th||Veteran’s day. Entire school closed.|
|Thursday, 16th||Science fair project question due (#2) 3rd-8th grade|
|Friday, 17th||Kindergarten-8th grade - Harvest banquet and program at 3:00 p.m. |
Immediate family only. Bring a dish for 15 people.
|Tuesday, 21st||Science fair project research due #3 3rd-8th grades|
|Wednesday, 22nd||Day of Thanksgiving - 9:00 a.m. Combined chapel Kindergarten - 8th. Parents are welcome.|
|Wednesday, 22nd||Science fair project hypothesis due #4 - 3rd – 8th Grades.|
|Thursday, 23rd||Thanksgiving day - Entire facility closed.|
|Friday, 24th||Day after Thanksgiving - Entire facility closed.|
|Tuesday, 28th||Science fair procedure due #5 - 3rd-8th grade.|
|Friday, 1st||Onesie day fundraiser. Students may wear their onesie pajamas for $3.00.|
|Monday, 4th||Progress report #2 - Kindergarten-8th grade.|
|Friday, 8th||Preschool Christmas program at 3:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday, 12th||P.T.S.G. meeting at 6:15 p.m. for all parents. Earn a free dress pass for your child and 1 service hour.|
|Thursday, 14th||Christmas program 4th-8th grade at 3:00 p.m.|
|Friday, 15th||Last day of instruction before winter day care and break.|
Monday, 18th through|
|Day care available - 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.|
Monday, 25th through|
|Entire facility closed|
|Monday, 1st||Entire facility closed|
|Tuesday, 2nd||Class instruction resumes.|
|Monday, 8th||Cookie dough fundraiser kickoff|
|Friday, 12th||Report card conference #2. Advance sign-up required to meet with your child’s teacher. No classroom instruction for Kindergarten-8th grade students. Day care provided for students enrolled in the day care program. All other students will be charged $20.00 for the day. Free dress for all students, preschool through 8th grade.|
|Monday, 15th||Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - Entire school closed.|
|Tuesday, 16th||Science fair project data due #6 - 3rd-8th grade|
|Wednesday, 24th||Awards ceremony Kindergarten - 3rd grade at 8:00 a.m. and 4th-8th at 9:30 a.m.|
|Friday, 26th||Daddy/Daughter Donut Day. Preschool through 8th grade in the cafeteria for dads and their daughters.|
|Thursday, 1st||Science fair solution/results due #8 - 3rd-8th grade|
|Tuesday, 6th||P.T.S.G. meeting at 6:15 p.m. for all parents. Earn a free dress pass for your child and 1 service hour.|
|Tuesday, 6th||Science fair project report due #9 - 3rd - 8th grade|
|Wednesday, 7th||Career Day - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. |
Parents sign-up and earn double service hours. Educate students in the various career fields available after college. Encourage students to stay in school, reach for the sky and pray.
|Friday, 9th||Mother son sweetheart date. Preschool through 8th grade in the cafeteria for moms and their sons.|
|Monday, 12th||Lincoln’s Birthday. Entire facility closed|
|Tuesday, 13th||Progress report #3 - Kindergarten-8th grade|
|Thursday, 15th||Science fair project boards due #10 - 3rd-8th grade|
|Saturday, 17th||P.T.S.G. pancake breakfast - 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Each family is required to sell 5 tickets totaling $35.00.|
|Monday, 19th||Washington’s Birthday. Entire facility closed.|
|Thursday, 22nd||Science fair presentation #11 - 4th-8th grade|
|Friday, 23rd||Black history program - 3:00 p.m. - Kindergarten-3rd grade|
|Thursday, 1st||Science fair presentation #12 - 3rd grade|
|Saturday, 3rd||Parent empowerment seminar #3 at 10:00 a.m. Kindergarten - 8th grade|
Mandatory participation/attendance. Earn 2 service hours.
Penalty of $50.00 will be applicable for those who do not participate.
|Thursday, 15th||Preschool department spring concert - 3:00 p.m.|
|Friday, 16th||Report card conference #3. Advance sign-up required. Final conference for the school term. No classroom instruction. Day care provided for those enrolled in the day care program. All others will be charged $20.00 for the day. Free dress for all students from preschool through 8th grade.|
|Friday, 30th||Cesar Chavez Day. Entire school closed.|
|Monday, 2nd through Friday, 6th||Standardized test week - 3rd - 8th grade|
|Wednesday, 11th||Day of Praise - 9:00 a.m. - Combined chapel – Kindergarten-8th grade.|
Parents are welcome.
|Friday, 13th||Good Friday. Entire school closed.|
|Monday, 16th through Friday, 20th||Spring break. Day care available - 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Free Dress for all students. There will be a $20.00 charge for those who need child care but are not enrolled in the day care/extended day care program. Refer to handbook or see office for details.|
|Monday, 23rd||Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week begins. Parents and students can show appreciation and gratitude in special ways. Praise god for our teachers and support staff. Thank you parents for your support.|
|Friday, 27th||Teacher/Staff Appreciation Day. Kindergarten-8th Grade Teachers will be off. |
No classroom instruction. Day care will be provided from 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. for students enrolled in the day care/extended care program. All other students will be charged $20.00 for the day.
|Friday, 4th||Progress report #4 due - Kindergarten - 8th grade|
|Thursday, 10th||Meet-the-Teacher Night - 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Parents of preschool through 7th grade students can come and meet their child’s teacher for the next school term.|
|Saturday, 12th||Optimal Christian Academy Concert 2017 featuring Signs in Motion, Angels in Praise, Heavenly Angels, Optimal Choir and Princess Feet Dancers at 1:00 p.m. Lynwood High School Auditorium. Tickets are $12.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door for all seats. Each dancer is responsible for selling 5 tickets at $12.00 each, totaling $60.00, due by Monday, April 24, 2017.|
|Friday, 18th||P.T.S.G. Fish Fry and Brown Bag Day. The kitchen will be closed after breakfast is served. Students may bring a sack lunch from home or purchase a P.T.S.G. fish fry lunch for $5.00. Parents can earn double service hours. Sign up to volunteer.|
|Wednesday, 23rd||Final Chapel – Combined Kindergarten-8th grade - 9:00 a.m.|
|Monday, 28th||Memorial Day. Entire school closed.|
|Tuesday, 29th through Friday, 31st ||Finals week begins for 6th-8th grade.|
|Friday, 1st||Finals week continues for 6th-8th grade.|
|Tuesday, 5th||Preschool Department Awards Ceremony at 9:00 a.m.|
|Tuesday, 12th||P.T.S.G. closeout meeting at 6:15 p.m.|
|Wednesday, 13th||Pre-Kindergarten graduation exercise at 10:00 a.m.|
|Thursday, 14th||8th grade graduation exercise at 10:00 a.m.|
|Friday, 15th||Last day of school term. Pick up report cards and Stanford test results. Report cards/transcript will not be released until all balances are paid in full.|
Graduation/promotion participation will be denied without all balances paid in full.