1 AUGUST 2014 The opportunity to do great things does not come often, but at every moment we can do little acts with great love Fall Coaches Meeting 4:30 PM, Longwood Lecture Hall New Faculty and Staff Orientation 8:00 AM 3:00 PM Fall Sports Begin New Faculty and Staff Orientation 8:00 AM Noon Feast of St. Jane de Chantal Feast of the Assumption of Mary Faculty and Staff Professional Development 8:00 AM Faculty and Staff Cookout 5:00 PM 19 Faculty and Staff Professional Development 8:00 AM 3:30 PM 20 Faculty and Staff Professional Development 8:00 AM 3:30 PM 21 FRESHMAN ORIENTATION 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM 6:00 PM Freshmen Parent Wine & Cheese, Dining Center 7:00 PM Parent Orientation, Auditorium Non-Letter Zero Day FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL All Students Report to Homeroom at 8:15 AM Feast of St. Jane de Chantal Student Activities Fair BEGIN 1 ST SEM/1 ST QTR 26 A 27 B Homeroom: Handbook Signature Form Due 28 C 29 D Early Dismissal at 1:35 PM 30
2 SEPTEMBER E 3 F 4 G 5 A 6 Be who your are and be that well. LABOR DAY HOLIDAY OPEN DANCE 7:30 PM-10:30PM, Birkenheuer Gym Fall Sports Parent Meeting, 7 8 B 9 C 10 D 11 E 12 F 13 Fall Intramurals Begin: Basketball, Soccer, Tennis Board of Trustees Meeting, 5:30 PM, Centenary Hall NO FACULTY MEETINGS ACT Testing, Salesianum BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT 6:30 PM, Spragg Auditorium G 16 A 17 B 18 C 19 D 20 SENIOR RING MASS, 2:00 PM, Christ Our King Church Wilmington, DE Senior Parent Guidance Meeting, 7:00 PM, Centenary Hall Parents Spirituality Association Meeting, 7:00 PM, Chapel Mass of the Holy Spirit 9:00 AM, Birkenheuer Gym Parents Association Meeting, 7:00 PM, Centenary Hall Freshman Family Welcome & Communion Cookout 5 PM Mass, Gym 6 PM Cookout/Tailgate 7:30 PM Varsity Football vs. Concord, Baynard Stadium E 23 F 24 G 25 A 26 B 27 Senior/Faculty & Staff Pictures Senior/Faculty & Staff Pictures Freshman Parent Guidance Meeting, 7 PM, Centenary Hall G-6 ASSEMBLY C 30 D Do your best to gain the hearts of others by kindness. Treat them freely, cordially, trustfully.
3 OCTOBER 2014 It is better to attract hearts by your modest Christian manner and by a spirit of gentle and gracious friendliness. 1 E 2 F 3 G A 7 B 8 C 9 D 10 E 11 NO FACULTY MEETINGS FRESHMAN PARENT- TEACHER CONFERENCES 6:30-8:30 PM Founder s Day 9:00 AM, Birkenheuer Gym SAT Testing, Salesianum F 16 G 17 A 18 COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY Faculty Professional Development NO CLASSES PSAT TESTING DAY No Classes for Seniors Faculty Professional Time, TBA HOMECOMING DANCE, 7:30PM - 10:30PM, Birkenheuer Gym PBC Portfolio Draft Due for Faculty Feast of St. Margaret Mary Football vs. St. Mark s Baynard Stadium, 7:30 PM B 21 C 22 D 23 E 24 F 25 Picture Make-up Day All lunch periods Alumni Reunion Dinner, 7:00PM NHS Induction Ceremony 7:00 PM, Gym G 28 A 29 B 30 C 31 D 1 st Quarter Grades Due 8:00 AM Nothing is small in the service of God. BEGIN 2 ND QUARTER END OF 1 ST QUARTER Encounter Retreat Begins Encounter Retreat Encounter Retreat Encounter Retreat Ends
4 NOVEMBER 2014 I repeat with all my strength, be kind to one another, respect one another s opinions, do not criticize, and I beg you, interpret everything positively SPIRIT WEEK E Feast of All Saints/All Souls 9:00 AM, Birkenheuer Gym 4 SPIRIT WEEK F 1s t Quarter Grades posted to NetClassroom Soccer State Tournament 1 st Round 5 SPIRIT WEEK G G-6 ASSEMBLY Soccer State Tournament 1 st Round 6 SPIRIT WEEK A SPIRIT ASSEMBLY TBA 1:40 PM, Birkenheuer Gym Parent Association Town Hall Meeting, 7:00 PM, Library 7 SPIRIT WEEK B PEP RALLY 1:40 PM, Birkenheuer Gym Fall Show Football at Middletown, 7:30 PM 8 Fall Show Cross Country State Championship Soccer State Tournament Quarterfinals Black Ties for White Collars Oblate Fundraiser 7:00 PM-Midnight, Chase Center C 12 D 13 E 14 F 15 OPEN HOUSE 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Faculty/Staff Professional Development Board of Trustees Meeting, 5:30 PM, Centenary Hall Winter Coaches Meeting 7:00 PM, Longwood Lecture Hall Fall Show Fall Show NO CLASSES Soccer Tournament Semifinals Football State Tournament 1 st Round Winter Sports Begin Soccer State Championship Football State Tournament 1 st Round G 18 A 19 B 20 C 21 D 22 PBC Portfolio Draft returned to Faculty NO FACULTY MEETINGS Junior Parent Guidance Meeting, 7:00 PM, Centenary Hall Entrance and Placement Exam, 8:30 AM PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES 6:30-8:30 PM Football State Tournament Semifinals Football State Tournament Semifinals 23 Entrance and Placement Exam, 12:00 Noon E VOCATION ASSEMBLY 25 F DISMISSAL 1:40 PM 26 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY 27 THANKSGIVING DAY 28 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY 29 First Sunday of Advent Football State Championship
5 DECEMBER 2014 Never miss an opportunity to do good. 1 G 2 A Parents Spirituality Association Meeting, 7:00 PM, Chapel Intramural Bowling and Flag Football Begin 3 B Parents Association NYC Bus Trip Winter Sports Parent Meeting, 4 C 5 D 6 OPEN DANCE 7:30 PM-10:30PM, Birkenheuer Gym Delaware Model UN (DELMUN) Conference at Salesianum 7 8 E Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, 9:00 AM, Gym 9 F All Catholic Christmas Concert, 10 G G-6 ASSEMBLY: Penance Service Middle States Planning, 5:30PM 11 A Salesianum Christmas Concert, 12 B Parents Association Christmas Party, Dining Center 13 Second Sunday of Advent Christmas Concert (snow date) 7:00PM Silent Night Varsity Basketball Game vs. William Penn, 7:30 PM C 16 D 17 E 18 F 19 G 20 Faculty Meeting/Staff Christmas Party 2:00 PM Casting for Spring Musical Third Sunday of Advent CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS EVE CHRISTMAS DAY CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY Fourth Sunday of Advent CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY If we keep ourselves in close union with God s Will, he will give us all needful light.
6 JANUARY 2015 True humility consists in seeing ourselves as God sees us, Not more or less than who we are. 1 NEW YEAR S DAY 2 NEW YEAR S HOLIDAY A 6 B 7 C 8 D 9 E 10 Classes Resume Feast of the Epiphany 9:00 AM, Birkenheuer Gym Feast of St. Leonie Aviat F 13 G 14 A 15 B 16 C 17 Sophomore Parent Guidance Meeting, 7:00 PM, Centenary Hall PBC Portfolio Final Draft Due for Faculty Class of 2019 Salesian Scholars Dinner Reception 6:30 PM, Centenary Hall END 1 ST SEMESTER/2 ND QTR BEGIN 2 ND SEMESTER/3 RD QTR M.L. KING HOLIDAY 20 FEAST WEEK D MLK/SFDS PRAYER SERVICE 9:00 AM, Auditorium 2 nd Quarter/1 st Semester Grades Due, 8:00 AM 21 FEAST WEEK E HOUSE ASSEMBLY NO WEDNESDAY MEETINGS Prom Activities Committee (PAC) 7:00 PM, Centenary Hall 22 FEAST WEEK F Feast of St. Francis de Sales Martin Luther King Dinner 6:00 PM, Centenary Hall 2 nd Qtr/1 st Sem Grades posted March for Life 23 FEAST WEEK G PEP RALLY 12:50 PM, Birkenheuer Gym ST. FRANCIS DE SALES HOLIDAY NO CLASSES FACULTY/STAFF RETREAT 27 A 28 B NO FACULTY MEETINGS PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES 6:30-8:30PM 29 C 30 D 31
7 FEBRUARY E Anniversary of the Death of Blessed Fr. Louis Brisson, OSFS Oblate Founder 3 F MUSIC ASSEMBLY 9:00 AM, Spragg Auditorium 4 G G-6 ASSEMBLY 5 A 6 B C 10 D 11 E 12 F 13 G 14 Admission Day for Prospective Parents, 1:00 PM, Centenary Hall Board of Trustees Meeting 5:30 PM, Centenary Hall Freshman Parent Guidance Meeting, 7 PM, Centenary Hall Encounter Retreat Begins Encounter Retreat Encounter Retreat Encounter Retreat Ends Indoor Track State Championship PRESIDENTS DAY HOLIDAY 17 A Formal Affairs Senior Tux Fittings Wrestling Dual Meet State Championship Tournament 18 B Ash Wednesday Blessing and Distribution of Ashes 9:00AM, Birkenheuer Gym NO WEDNESDAY MEETINGS Formal Affairs Senior Tux Fittings 19 C Formal Affairs Senior Tux Fittings 20 D 21 Freshman/Sophomore Class Ski Trip, Blue Mountain 7:00 AM 8:00 PM E 24 F 25 G 26 A 27 B 28 First Sunday of Lent Spring Coaches Meeting 4:30 PM, Longwood Lecture Hall Stations of the Cross G-6 ASSEMBLY Swimming State Tournament, Prelim. Round and Semi-Finals Individual Wrestling State Tournament SACRED: Salesian Adult Christian Religious Education Day Swimming State Championship Individual Wrestling State Tournament Do everything in a spirit of gentleness and fidelity, thinking of attaining your goal in God s time, not your own.
8 MARCH C 3 D 4 E 5 F 6 G 7 Spring Sports Begin Stations of the Cross 7th Grade Practice Entrance Exam, 8:30 AM Second Sunday of Lent Basketball State Tournament 1 st Round Basketball State Tournament 2 nd Round 8 Night at the Queen 6:00 PM 9:00 PM World Café Downtown Wilmington Basketball State Tournament Quarterfinals Third Sunday of Lent 9 A 10 B 11 C Stations of the Cross Student Council Applications Due 12 D Basketball State Tournament Semifinals 13 E PBC Reviews Completed for Faculty 14 SAT Testing, Salesianum Theater Tech Week Basketball State Championship 15 Theater Tech Week Fourth Sunday of Lent 16 F Theater Tech Week 17 G Theater Tech Week END 3 RD QTR 18 A Stations of the Cross Theater Tech Week BEGIN 4 TH QTR 19 B Solemnity of St. Joseph Annual Blue Mass 9:00AM, Birkenheuer Gym 20 NO CLASSES Professional Development for Faculty and Staff Spring Musical 21 Spring Musical SALS-THON 10:00 PM - 6:00 AM Birkenheuer Gym C 25 D 26 E 27 F 28 Fifth Sunday of Lent 29 Spring Sports Parent Meeting, ALUMNI SPORTS BANQUET 6:00 PM, Birkenheuer Gym 30 G 31 A LENTEN PENANCE SERVICE 1:40 PM, Birkenheuer Gym Stations of the Cross NHS Candidate Packets posted to Website 3 RD Quarter Grades Due 8:00 AM Parents Spirituality Association Meeting, 7:00 PM, Chapel Spring Musical 3 rd Quarter Grades posted to NetClassroom Walk joyously through life, if you cannot, At least walk with faith and courage. Spring Musical Palm Sunday
9 APRIL 2015 Let all your difficulties increase your courage and trust in the Lord. 1 B NO FACULTY MEETINGS 2 HOLY THURSDAY 3 GOOD FRIDAY EASTER HOLIDAY EASTER HOLIDAY EASTER HOLIDAY EASTER HOLIDAY EASTER HOLIDAY EASTER SUNDAY C Classes Resume 14 D 15 E Faculty Meeting, 2:50 PM Middle States Planning Committee, 5:30 PM 16 F Easter Season 9:00AM, Birkenheuer Gym 17 G Final House Competition, G the Boys 7:00 PM, Vicmead Country Club ACT Testing, Salesianum Formal Affairs Prom Tux Sale Formal Affairs Prom Tux Sale A 21 B 22 C 23 D 24 E 25 Student Council Elections Parent Association Town Hall Meeting, 7:00 PM, Library Szczerba 5K, 5:30PM Encounter Retreat Begins Encounter Retreat Encounter Retreat Encounter Retreat Ends F STUDENT COUNCIL ASSEMBLY 1:40 PM, Spragg Auditorium SENIOR CLASS MEETING, 1:40 PM, Centenary Hall 28 G House Cup Day 29 A 30 B Salesianum Spring Concert Be patient with everyone, But above all with yourself. NHS Packets Due
10 MAY 2015 A good vocation is simply a firm, constant will to serve God In the way and in the places to which he has called us. 1 C Junior Prom, 8:00 PM-12: Class of 2015 Mother-Son Communion Breakfast, 10:00 AM 4 D Chemistry, Psychology Environmental Science 5 E Calculus AB, Calculus BC 6 F LAST WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE 7 G Computer Science, Spanish Language, Physics B - part II 8 A 1:40 Dismissal One Acts, 7:00 PM 9 National Teacher Appreciation Day English Literature, Physics B - part I Employee Recognition Dinner US History, European History, German, Art Portfolios 10 Mother s Day 11 B Biology, Physics C 12 C US Government, French Language Board of Trustees Meeting, 5:30 PM, Raskob Room 13 D English Language, Statistics 14 E World History, Macroeconomics Senior Parent Reception 7:00 PM, Centenary Hall 15 F PM Assembly - 1:40 Dismissal Last Class Day for Seniors Microeconomics, Human Geography Freshman/Sophomore Semi-Formal, 7:30-10:30 PM Spring Track State Champ. Prelim 16 Tennis State Championship, 1 st and 2 nd Rounds G SENIOR EXAMS College Case Study Tennis State Tournament Quarterfinals 19 A SENIOR EXAMS Tennis State Tournament Semifinals Lacrosse State Tournament 1 st Round 20 SENIOR EXAMS B Class of 2019 New Family and Student Orientation Outdoor Track State Championship Tennis State Tournament Finals Lacrosse State Tournament 1 st Round 21 C NO CLASSES FOR SENIORS 22 D 1:40 PM Dismissal NO CLASSES FOR SENIORS SENIOR PROM Hotel DuPont 23 Lacrosse State Tournament, Quarterfinals Baseball State Tournament 1 st Round MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY 26 E HONORS AND SERVICE BANQUET, 6:00 PM, Gym Graduation Practice Senior Grades Due Golf State Championship 1 st Round Baseball State Quarterfinals 27 F Graduation Practice Golf State Championship 2 md Round Lacrosse State Tournament Semifinals 28 G Graduation Practice BACCALAUREATE MASS 6:00 PM, Birkenheuer Gym Last Day of Classes Baseball State Tournament Semifinals 29 GRADUATION 7:30 PM, Birkenheuer Gym 30 Lacrosse State Championship Baseball State Championship
11 JUNE 2015 Do all through love and nothing through fear. 1 UNDERCLASSMEN EXAMS 2 UNDERCLASSMEN EXAMS 3 UNDERCLASSMEN EXAMS Faculty and Staff Meeting, 1:00 PM, Centenary Hall Begin Summer Office Hours Mon-Fri 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Grades due for Underclassmen 9:00 AM Final Grades Posted to NetClassroom Administrative Review Meetings Administrative Review Meetings Administrative Review Meetings Administrative Review Meetings Administrative Review Meetings We cannot always offer God great things, but at each moment we can offer him little things with great love.
12 JULY 2015 Do not despair over your shortcomings; start over each day. You make progress by beginning again and again. 1 2 SCHOOL OFFICES CLOSED 3 SCHOOL OFFICES CLOSED 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY Let us do everything in a spirit of peace and love!
13 AUGUST 2015 It is far better to do a few things well than to undertake many good works and leave them half-done Fall Sports Begin