Year at a Glance 2022-2023

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DateActivity
August 15 – 16Student Council Leadership Retreat
August 22 – September 2PD Days (No School for Students)
August  30Lower School (JK & SK) Teddy Bear Picnic
Lower School (Grades 1 – 6) Orientation
August 31Upper School (Grades 7 – 12) Orientation
September 5Labour Day (School Closed)
September 6Early Start ½ Day for JK & SK (9am – 12pm)
PD Day – IB Training (No School)
September 7First Day of School (Grades 1 12)
September 7 Terry Fox Kick-Off
September  7 – 9Neophyte Week
September 9Spirit Day: House Colours
September 14Student Council Elections 
September 15Terry Fox Run
September 15 – 16Camp Trip – Grades 9 & 10
September 19 – 20Camp Trip – Grades 11 & 12
September 20 – 21 Camp Trip – Grades 7 & 8
September 22Welcome BBQ
Fall Fundraiser Kick-Off
September 22 – 30 Fall Fundraiser
September 27MYP Assessment Session for Parents 
September 27DP Info Session for Parents
September 28Casual Day
September 30Orange Shirt Day
National
Day for Truth & Reconciliation
October 4Nea Archi – Event for New Families (7-9pm)
October 5Blazer Ceremony (Grade 4)
October 6House Game – Wear House/Fall Colours
October 7PD Day (No School for Students) IB Training
October 10Thanksgiving (School Closed)
October 11Study Hall (Upper School)
October 25Picture Day
October 25Team and Clubs Picture Day
October 26MYP & DP Info Session
October 26Casual Day
October 28International Day
October 31Halloween Spirit Day
November 2Upper School Parent Teacher Conferences (4-8pm)
November 4Guy Fawkes Day
November 8Upper School Parent Teacher Conferences (4-8pm)
November 9 Remembrance Day Assembly
November 10PD Day (No School for Students)
November 11Remembrance Day (School Closed)
November 15World Kindness Day
November 17 Science Fair Judging 
November 18Science Fair
November 24Picture Retake Day
November 25Upper School Report Card
November 26Open House 
November 30Casual Day
December 2Lower School Report Cards 
December 5Term 2 Begins (Lower School)
December 7Student-Led Conferences (Lower School) 
December 15Christmas Concert (Grades TBD)
December 19Study Hall (Upper School)
December 20Christmas Concert (Grades TBD)
December 21Casual Day
December 22Last Day of School before Christmas Break
Spirit
Day: Christmas Colours
December 23 – January 10Christmas Break (School Closed)
January 11Back to School 
January 19Personal Project Showcase
January 20Year Ahead Day (Lower School)
January 23 – January 27Upper School Exams
Study
Hall (Upper School)
January 25Casual Day
January 30 – February 2Parent/Teacher Social/ Meetings with Next Year’s Teachers (Lower School) 
FebruaryBlack History Month – Planned Events & Speakers
February 1Re-Enrolment Deadline
February 3 Semester Turnaround Day (No School for Grades 9 – 12)
February 6Semester 2 Begins (Upper School)
February 9Graduation Pictures
February 9Graduation Pictures
February 13Upper School Report Cards
February 13Oral Competition (JK – Grade 3)
February 14Spirit Day: Valentine’s Day (Wear Red, White, Pink)
February 15Oral Competition (Grades 4 – 8)
February 16Spirit Day: 100th Day of School
February 17PD Day (No School for Students)
February 20Family Day (School Closed)
February 21Pancake Tuesday
February 22Pink Shirt Day
February 23SJA & TMA Interschool Oral Competition (Grades 1 – 8)
February 25 Open House 
February 28Casual Day
March  6 – 10Spirit Week
March 13 – 24March Break (No School for Students)
March 27Back to School
March 27Term 3 Begins (Lower School)
March 29Casual Day
March 29Grade 6 Exhibition Information Session for Grade 6 Parents 
March 31Lower School Report Cards 
March 1- 4Washington Trip (Grades 9 – 10)
April 3Red Instead (Oakwood Academy Fundraiser)
April 5Student-Led Conferences (Lower School)
April 6Study Hall (Upper School)
April 6Spirit Day: Easter
April 7Good Friday (School Closed)
April 10Easter Monday (School Closed)
April 12 Upper School Parent Teacher Conferences 
April 18Upper School Parent Teacher Conferences
April 21Earth Day
April 22Open House 
April 24Upper School Report Cards
April 26Casual Day
April  27 – May 19IB Exams
May 2Dynami Parent/Teacher (only) Social Event
May 4Grade 6 Exhibition 
May 5Study Hall (Upper School)
May 8Spelling Bee (JK – Grade 2)
May 9 Spelling Bee (Grades 3 – 6)
May 10 – 12Ottawa Trip (Grade 7)
May 17 & 18Arts Night (JK – 2) 
May 19PD Day (No School for Students)
May 22Victoria Day (School Closed)
May 25Interschool Spelling Bee (Grades 1 – 6)
May 26 – 29Quebec Trip (Grade 8)
May 31Casual Day
May 31 & June 1Arts Night (3 – 8) 
June  1 – 13Exams/Study Hall (Upper School)
June 2Track & Field (June 5 Rain Date)
June 8SJA & MA Interschool Track & Field (Rain Date – June 9)
June 12 – 14Compulsory Grade 12 Exam & Elements Trip
June 13Promotion Ceremonies (JK to Grade 5)
June 13Graduation Ceremony (Grade 6)
June 14Graduation Ceremony (Grade 10)
June 14Promotion Ceremonies (Grades 7 9 & 11)
June 15Grade 12 Graduation
June 16Last Day of School
June 16House Cup Assembly
June 16Lower School Report Cards
June 19 – 30PD Days (No School for Students)
June 30 Upper School Report Cards