Bache-Martin Elementary School
2201 Brown Street  
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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2017-2018 School Calendar

Please check this page regularly; we add events on a weekly basis!  (Last update Aug. 1, 2017)
If you'd like to add the Bache-Martin calendar to your preferred electronic device, follow the instructions at the bottom of this page! 

August

August 24, 25 - Community Volunteer Classroom Prep Days - 9am-2pm signups will be available shortly

August 27 - Playdate Meet Up for Incoming Kindergarten Families - 10am at The Playpen (22nd and Brown Street)

September

September 1 - Community Volunteer Classroom Prep Days - 9am-2pm signups will be available shortly

September 5 - First Day of school for Grades 1-8,  and Bright Futures  

September 5 - First day of Extended Day Program - (Don't forget Money Order payment!)

September 5-11 - Kindergarten Parent-Teacher Interviews 

September 9 - Flea Market Fundraiser (8am-5pm) - school sidewalk spaces available!

September 9 - Movie Night at the Brown St. Green - $5 suggested donation

September 10 - Kindergarten Meet and Greet - 12-2pm, at the Playpen (22nd and Brown Street)

September 12 - First day of Kindergarten and Kindergarten Parent Welcome

September 21, 22  - NO SCHOOL - Rosh Hashanah

September 23  - Villanova Day of Service  - Community volunteer day in partnership with Villanova University. Volunteers needed!!

September 27 - Back to School Night

September 29 - 2017-2018 School Selection Process Begins!! If you are out of catchment, please start the process by going to schoolselect.philasd.org
October

October 3 - HSA Open Meeting - Time and location TBD

October 4 - Walk to School Day!

October 5 - Middle School Open House

October 14 - Breakout 5K Race and Kids Fun Run

October 27 - Early Dismissal - Professional Development

October 31 - Happy Halloween!!

October TBD - BBBS Clothing drive

October TBD - Boo Grams 

October TBD - Halloween Parties and Parade - K-4th
November

November 1 - Kindergarten Open House - Martin Auditorium - 8:30am (please make sure you make time to sign in at the entrance!)

November 7 - NO SCHOOL - Election Day

November 7 - Election Day Bake Sale - 22nd and Parrish (7am-8pm). Table staffers, and bakers are needed. Please sign up!

November 10 - NO SCHOOL - Veterans' Day Observed

November 13 - 2018-2019 School Selection Process Ends. Be sure to fill out your application before 5pm!

November 19 - Philadelphia Marathon Hot Cocoa/Apple Cider Stand.

November 20-22 - EARLY DISMISSAL - Report Card conferences 

November 23-24 - NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Holiday

December

December 5 - Kindergarten Open House - Martin Auditorium - 8:30am (please make sure you make time to sign in at the entrance!)

December 8 - Early Dismissal - Professional Development Day 

December TBD - Holiday Shop!

December 25-29 - NO SCHOOL - Winter Recess

January 2018

January 1 - NO SCHOOL - New Year's Day (Observed)

January 2 - NO SCHOOL - Professional Development

January 15 - NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January TBD - Annual Bache-Martin Winter Social

February

February TBD - Valentine's Day Candy Grams Sales

February 14-16 - EARLY DISMISSAL - Report Card Conferences

February 19 - NO SCHOOL - President's Day

February 21 - Kindergarten Open House - Martin Auditorium - 8:30am (please make sure you make time to sign in at the entrance!)

March

March  6 - Kindergarten Open House - Martin Auditorium - 8:30am (please make sure you make time to sign in at the entrance!)

March 16 - Early Dismissal - Professional Development Day

March 29,30 - NO SCHOOL - Spring Recess  

April

April 2 - NO SCHOOL - Spring Recess

April 27 - Early Dismissal - Professional Development 

April TBD - Fairmount Arts Crawl

April TBD - Earth Day Celebrations

May

May 2 - 4 - Early Dismissal - Report Card Conferences

May 10 - Kindergarten Open House - Martin Auditorium - 8:30am (please make sure you make time to sign in at the entrance!)

May TBD - Spring Flea Market Fundraiser - (8am-5pm) - school sidewalk spaces available!

May 15 - NO SCHOOL - Pennsylvania Primary Election Day and Bake Sale

May 28 - NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day

May TBD - Mother's Day Photo Booth

May 31st - Last day to register for Kindergarten 2017-2018! For more information, please see our Open Houses page!

June

June TBD - HSA Someone Special Photo Booth

June TBD - Tiger Field Day (K-8) 

June 8 - LAST DAY OF EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM!

June 12 - Last Day of School!

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