School Year 2017-2018

Grades 7-12: Class will begin each morning at 9:00 a.m. with a flag-raising at Patriot’s Plaza, followed by devotion. Sports practices will be held before school. Lifetime Fitness will be held on Tuesday and Thursday (9-12) and Monday and Wednesday (7-8) mornings at 8:00 a.m. Students will be dismissed at 4:15pm (unless they are assigned to work after school).

Grades K-6: Class will begin each morning at 8:30 a.m. Kindergarten will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. each day. First through Sixth grade will be dismissed at 3:45 p.m. each day.

Early dismissal days: K-6 Dismiss at 11:30am, 7-12 Dismiss at 12:00pm – NO LUNCH PROVIDED

June/July

June 25 - Honor America

June 30 - Free Athletic Physicals at the McDonald Health Clinic (1:00-5:00pm)

July 1-9 - MSHSAA Dead Week

July 31 - Fall Upper School Sports Practices Begin (Grades 9-12)

August

August 7-11 - Band Boot Camp (9:00am-12:00pm)

August 10-11 - Teacher Training

August 12 - Junior High Bonfire (7:00-10:00pm at Camp Lookout)

August 14 - Fall Junior High Sports Practices Begin (Grades 7-8)
                   Teacher Luncheon at FBC Branson
                   Meet the Teacher Night (6:00-8:00 p.m.)

August 15 - Student Orientation (Grades K-12)

August 16 - All College Assembly (Faculty and Staff Only)

August 17 - First Day of Classes

August 18 - Lower School Carnival

August 21 - College Worship Service (2:30pm)

August 21 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) @ Niangua

August 24 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) @ Bradleyville

August 25 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) Home vs. Billings

August 28 - MTC PD Day (No School)

August 28 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) @ Forsyth

August 31 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) Home vs. Ash Grove

September

September 1 – JH Basketball- A Girls (6:00) A Boys (7:00) Home vs. Everton

September 2 – Volleyball- V (8:00am) Patriot Invitational

September 5-8 – JH Basketball- A Girls (TBD) A Boys (TBD) Kirbyville Tournament

September 7 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) Home vs. Blue Eye

September 8 - School Pictures with SwiftShots

September 8 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) Home vs. Hurley

September 9 – Cross Country- V Girls & Boys (9:00am) SofO Ambush

September 11 - 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Veteran’s Grove

September 14 – Faculty Breakfast

September 14 – Cross Country- HS & JH @ Hollister

September 14 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) Home vs. Spokane

September 15 – JH Basketball- B Girls (6:00) A Girls (7:00) Home vs. Forsyth 

September 16 – Volleyball- V (9:00am) @ Galena Tournament

September 18 - Neosho Christian School Visiting

September 18 – JH Basketball- A Girls (6:00) A Boys (7:00) @ Hurley

September 19 – Cross Country- HS @Nixa

September 19 – Cross Country- JH @ Reeds Spring

September 19 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) @ Galena

September 19-20 - C of O Senior Days

September 20, 2017 - ASVAB Testing for Juniors (9:00-12:00)

September 21 - Pastries with Parents (7:45 a.m.)

September 23 – Cross Country HS & JH @ East Newton

September 23 – JH Basketball- A Girls (?) A Boys (?) Home vs. Galena

September 25 – JH Basketball- A Girls (6:00) A Boys (7:00) @ Bradleyville

September 26 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) Home vs. Chadwick

September 28 – Volleyball- C Team (5:00) JV (6:00) V (7:00) @ NCA

September 28 – JH Basketball- A Girls (6:00) A Boys (7:00) Home vs. Niangua

September 29 – JH Basketball- A Girls (6:00) A Boys (7:00) Home vs. Spokane

September 29 - CCE Professional Development (EARLY DISMISSAL)

September 30 – Cross Country- HS & JH @ Blue Eye

September 30-Oct. 1 – Freshman Class Mission Trip

October

October 2 – JH Basketball- B Boys (5:00) A Girls (6:00) A Boys (7:00) Home vs. Blue Eye

October 3 – Cross Country- HS & JH @ Springfield Catholic

October 3 – JH Basketball- B Girls (6:00) B Boys (7:00) @ Kirbyville

October 6 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) @ Bergman

October 7 – Volleyball- V (8:00am) MTC Tourney (Home)

October 9 – Cross Country- HS & JH @ Cassville

October 9 – JH Basketball- A Girls (6:00) A Boys (7:00) Home vs. NCA

October 10 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) Home vs. Sparta

October 9-13 - C of O Mid Term Week

October 11 - PSAT (for some sophomores and juniors)

October 12 - Faculty Breakfast

October 12 – JH Basketball- A Girls (6:00) A Boys (7:00) Home vs. Chadwick

October 13 – Volleyball- JV (6:00) V (7:00) @ Everton

October 14 – Cross Country- HS & JH @ SofO

October 18 - Lower School Health Fair (Grades 1,3,5)

October 19-20 - Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences (EARLY DISMISSAL)

October 21 – Cross Country- HS @ Reeds Spring

October 24 - 7-12 Band Concert (6pm)

October 28 – Cross Country- HS Districts @ Lamar

October 30 – First day of High School Basketball Practice

November

November 4 - C of O Homecoming
                       S of O Harvest Party

November 4 – Cross Country- HS State @ Jefferson City

November 9 - Faculty Breakfast

November 11 - Veterans Day Parade

November 13 - Operation Christmas Child Event

November 16 - Thanksgiving Lunch

November 17-19 – Sophomore Class Mission Trip

November 17 - CCE Professional Development (EARLY DISMISSAL)

November 20-24 - Thanksgiving Break

TBA - Sophomore Class Mission Trip

December

December 1 - Keeter Center Tree Lighting

December 4 - Lower School Christmas Program (6:00pm)

December 5 - Upper School Christmas Concert (6:00pm)

December 10 - Christmas Card to the Community

December 14 – Christmas Lunch

December 15 - Teacher Work Day, NO SCHOOL
                         Faculty Breakfast

December 18-20 - FINAL EXAMS

December 20 - End of 1st Semester (EARLY DISMISSAL)

December 21 – January 4 - Christmas Break

December 22 - Semester 1 Grades Final by Midnight

January

January 3 - Teacher Work Day
                   Faculty Breakfast
                   Faculty Synchronicity Meeting

January 4 - First day of classes for 2nd Semester

January 9 – Lower School Honors Assembly

January 15 – College Worship Service (2:30 p.m.)

January 24 – 2018-2019 Commitment Letters and $270 Deposits Due (for returning families)

February

February 1 – Applications Available/Open House

February 8 – Beta Club Induction Ceremony
                      Faculty Breakfast

February 16 – CCE Professional Development (EARLY DISMISSAL)

March

March 1 - 7-12 Band Concert (6pm)

March 2-3 - Classical Christian Education Conference, NO SCHOOL

March 2 – Application Priority Deadline/Financial Worksheets Due

March 5-9 – C of O Mid Term Week

March 9 – Progress Report Forms Sent Home

March 7-13 - NAIA Tournament

March 8 - Faculty Breakfast

March 12-16 – Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences (by parent request only)

March 15-25 – TBA - Senior Class Trip

March 19-23 - Spring Break

March 30 - Good Friday, NO SCHOOL

April

April 12 - Faculty Breakfast

April 14 – ACT Test, REQUIRED FOR ALL JUNIORS

April 14 - Spring Formal

April 26 – Lower School Showcase (Grades K-6)

April 27 – CCE Professional Development (EARLY DISMISSAL)

April 30 – Upper School Spring Concert (Grades 7-12)

May

May 1 - Upper School Honors Banquet

May 3 - Junior High Honors Night

May 9 – Last day of classes for seniors

May 10 – Lower School Honors Assembly

May 11 – Graduation (tentative)

May 11 – Teacher work day (NO SCHOOL)

May 13 - College of the Ozarks Commencement

May 14-16 – FINAL EXAMS

May 15 – Lower School Field Day

May 16 - Last day of classes/End of 2nd Semester (EARLY DISMISSAL)

May 16 – Faculty Luncheon

May 17-19 - State Track Meet (Jefferson City)

May 20 – Semester 2 Grades Final by Midnight

May 22-June 1 – Junior Class Trip