September 2018

Wednesday, September 5

Registration opens for Tots on the Move

Wednesday, September 12

7:00 PM, ECC Classrooms
Welcome/Meet the Teachers/Curriculum Night

Medical form, emergency medication authorization form(s), and intake form due.

Thursday, September 13

School begins with phase in

Monday, September 17

First day of Early Bird and Extended Day for children who have completed phase- in.

Tuesday, September 18

Kol Nidre: ½ Day for all students (Dismissal 12:00 PM for TWOs/12:30 PM for THREEs and FOURs)
No Extended Day

Wednesday, September 19


Monday, September 24


Tuesday, September 25

Tour sign-ups open for 2019-2020

Friday, September 28

School Year Kickoff: Sukkot Tot Shabbat: service 5:30 PM and dinner 6:00 PM

October 2018

Monday, October 1


Friday, October 5

Registration for “Art Extravaganza with Tom” opens for fall session

Monday, October 8

Columbus Day – ECC OPEN

Tuesday, October 9

Tots on the Move fall session begins

Friday, October 12

Tot Shabbat service, 5:30 PM

Thursday, October 18

ECC Get-Acquainted Potluck 7:00-9:00 PM in ECC Classrooms

Wednesday, October 24

Preschool Tours for 2019-2020 begin

Tuesday, October 30

“Art Extravaganza with Tom” fall session begins

November 2018

Tuesday, November 6

Election Day- ECC CLOSED

Parent Teacher Conferences 8:00 AM-3:00 PM for all classes.

Wednesday, November 7

Preschool application process available for 2019-2020.

Evening parent-teacher conferences 6:15-9:00 PM.

Friday, November 9

Tot Shabbat with dinner, 5:30 p.m. Service, 6:00 p.m. dinner

Tuesday, November 13

Drop-in Center opens.

Wednesday, November 14

Picture Day

Thursday, November 15

Picture Day

Wednesday, November 21

Half Day for all students (Dismissal 12:00 PM for TWOs/12:30 PM for THREEs and FOURs).
No Extended Day

Thursday-Friday November 22-23

ECC CLOSED for Thanksgiving recess. School resumes Monday, November 27th.

Wednesday, November 28

Parent Talk with Kate Wechsler. M.S.W. “Limit Setting with your Preschooler” – 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 29

Dual Language Open House at 7:00 PM

December 2018

Monday, December 3

Re-registration “Stepping into Fours” tours begin for ECC families of Threes

Wednesday, December 5

Chanukkah celebrations
THREE day classes – 11:00 AM

Parent/Caregiver attendance required – dismissal follows parties

Friday, December 7

Chanukkah celebrations-TWO day and FIVE day
TWOs-11:00 AM
THREEs-11:30 AM
FOURs-12:00 PM

Parent/Caregiver attendance required – dismissal follows parties

Friday, December 14

Tot Shabbat service, 5:30 PM

Saturday, December 15

ECC open House for Prospective Families – 10am-12pm

Friday, December 21

ECC re-enrollment for 2018-2019 school year reminders

Monday, December 24th, 2018-Tuesday, January 1

School closed for Winter Recess , 2019 (school resumes Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019).

January 2019

Wednesday, January 2

ECC resumes

Early registration for fall “Art Extravaganza with Tom” students opens for spring session

Friday, January 4

ECC re-enrollment for 2018-2019 school year sent to in-house families

Friday, January 11

Tot Shabbat with service at 5:30 PM and dinner at 6:00 PM

Thursday, January 17

In-house re-enrollment due

Friday, January 18

ECC Staff Development – NO SCHOOL

Monday, January 21

ECC CLOSED in observance of MLK, Jr. Day

CBE Day of Service

Monday, January 28

Tots on the Move Fall Sessions end

February 2019

Tuesday, February 5

“Art Extravaganza with Tom” Spring session begins

Friday, February 8

Tot Shabbat: Service at 5:30 PM and Dinner at 6:00 PM

Welcome new families!

Monday, February 18-February 22

ECC closed for mid-winter break

Tuesday, February 19-Friday, February 22

Mini session offered with sufficient registration.

Monday, February 25

ECC Resumes

March 2019

Monday, March 4

Preschool Day Camp registration opens.

Wednesday, March 13

ECC Closed

Parent Teacher Conferences, 8:30 AM-3:00 PM all classes

Thursday, March 14

Evening parent-teacher conferences 6:15-9:00 PM

Friday, March 15

Preschool Day Camp registration closes

Sunday, March 24

CBE Community-wide Purim Carnival

Friday, March 29

Tot Shabbat service, 5:30 PM

April 2019

Friday, April 5

Drop-In Center Closed

Wednesday, April 17

THREE day classes Passover celebrations (Parent/Caregiver attendance required – dismissal follows parties). THREEs -11:30 AM

Thursday, April 18

Drop-in center closes

Passover celebrations- TWO day and FIVE day classes
TWOs – 11:00 AM
THREEs – 11:30 AM
FOURs – 12:00 PM

Parent/Caregiver attendance required – dismissal follows parties

Friday, April 19-Friday, April 26

Spring Recess – ECC Closed

Monday, April 29

ECC Resumes

May 2019

Wednesday, May 8

Grandparents/Grand-pals/Special Friends Day- THREE day classes

Friday, May 10

Grandparents/Grand-pals/Special Friends Day

Tot Shabbat Featuring Grandparents/Grand-pals/Special Friends, 5:30 PM Service, 6:00 PM dinner

Friday, May 17-Sunday, May 19

Community Retreat at Camp Eisner

Wednesday, May 22

6:00-7:30 PM, Peaceful Endings and Smooth Beginnings; How to guide your child through transitions with Kate Wechsler, M.S.W. Childcare and refreshments provided

Friday, May 24

Tots on the Move Spring semester ends

Monday, May 27

ECC closed – Memorial Day

June 2019

Wednesday, June 5

Last day of ECC for 3 day classes (regular dismissal times).

Shavuot Ice Cream Social (students only)

Friday, June 7

Tot Shabbat and Year end Picnic in Prospect Park

Shavuot Ice Cream Socials in the classrooms

Last Day of ECC

Half Day for all students (Dismissal 12:00 for TWOs/12:30 for THREEs and FOURs)
No Extended Day

Monday, June 17

Preschool Day Camp begins and runs through Friday, July 26th, 2019.