Kidz Karousel 2016 – 2017 Yearly Calendar

July 2016:

National Picnic Month 

4- All Centers Closed for Independence Day

29-Closed for Teacher In-Service

August 2016:

Back to School Month 

1- All centers closed for teacher in-service

8- St Tammany Parish Schools 1st Day

11- West Baton Rouge Parish Schools 1st Day

12- Lake Charles Schools 1st Day

September 2016:

Football Fan Fridays / Hispanic Heritage Month

5- Labor Day- All Centers Closed

6- 1st day of 2016/2017 Kidz Karousel School Year

9- Grandparents Day Celebration MV & LC

11- Grandparents Day

16- Grandparents Day Celebration PA

18-24- National Child Passenger Safety Week

19- International Talk like a Pirate Day

22- First day of Autumn

Back to School Open House MV

23- Back to School Open House LC

30-St Tammany Parish Fair Day

October 2016:

Fire Safety Month /Breast Cancer
Awareness Month -Pink Mondays 

1- Shot Records Due to DHH

9-15- National Fire Safety Week

5- Child Health Day

10- Columbus Day

25- LC Fall Pictures

26- Progress Reports Go Out to Parents

27- Parent/Teacher Conferences (LC)

31- Halloween

November 2016:

Native American Heritage Month Fire drill

2- Christmas Pictures PA

3- Christmas Pictures MV

6- Daylight Saving Time Ends

8- Election Day

10- Sesame Street Day

Parent / Teacher Conferences (MV)

Parent / Teacher Conferences (PA)

11- Veteran’s Day

18- Mickey Mouse Birthday/Disney Day

21- World Hello Day

21-25- St Tammany, WBR & Calcasieu Thanksgiving Break

24- Thanksgiving Day- All Centers Closed

25- Black Friday- All Centers Closed

December 2016:

Books Across America Month/ Holiday Traditions Month

16-Pre-K Polar Express Day

16- Pajama Day

14- International Monkey Day

21- First Day of Winter

21-3- St Tammany & Calcasieu Schools Winter Break

21-4- West Baton Rouge Schools Winter Break

23-26 Closed in observance of Christmas

January 2017:

National Thank You Month

1- New Year’s Day

4- National Spaghetti Day

13- 100th Day of School

16- Martin Luther King Jr. Day (LC only CLOSED)

21- Squirrel Appreciation Day

24- Eskimo Pie Day

31- Backwards Day


February 2017:

Black History Month/ Dental Health Month/ American Heart Month-Red Mondays

2- Groundhog Day

14- Valentine’s Day

22- Progress Reports out to Parents

23-24– Parent/Teacher Conferences

27- Mardi Gras Monday- MV Closed

28- Fat Tuesday- All Centers Closed

March 2017:

American Red Cross Month/ National Nutrition Month/ Young Arts Month
Spring Pics- TBD for MV & PA

2- Dr Seuss Day/ Read Across America Day

12- Daylight Saving Time Begins

17- St Patrick’s Day

21- Easter Pics LC

28- Something on a Stick Day

April 2017:

National Poetry Month

1- April Fool’s Day

7- World Health Day

14- Good Friday- All Centers Closed

16- Easter Sunday

14-21- Spring Break for St. Tammany, WBR & Calcasieu

17- Tax Day

22- Earth Day

24-28- Week of the Young Child

28- Arbor Day

May 2017:

National Bike Month/ National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

1-5- Teacher Appreciation Week

2- National Teacher Day

5- Cinco De Mayo

14- Mother’s Day

20- Armed Forces Day

29- Memorial Day- All Centers Closed

30- First Day of 1st Session of Summer Camp

June 2017:

National Safety Month

1- Annual Tuition Payment Due

2- National Doughnut Day

6- D-Day

14- Flag Day

18- International Picnic Day

18- Father’s Day

21- Summer Solstice

July 2017:

National Picnic Month / UV Safety Month 

4- Independence Day- All Centers Closed

3- 2nd Session of Summer Kamp Begins

27- Last Day of Summer Kamp

28 & 31- Closed for Teacher In-Service (Port Allen)

August 2017:

4 & 7- Closed for Teacher In-Service (Mandeville & Lake Charles)