Important Dates 2016-2017

The upcoming schedule of events for the 2016-2017 school year

* Please check out the entire Mathews PTA & School Calendar on Google Calendar and the AISD Calendar for 2016-2017!

  • Important Dates for 2016-2017

    August:

    • 8/18 – Sneak-A-Peek, 4-5pm- Bring your school supplies and meet your teacher during this come and go hour / Plunge into Deep Eddy, 5-7pm – After sneaking a peek at your new classroom, head over to Deep Eddy pool to reconnect with classmates and cool off. Food is available for purchase at the snack bar.
    • 8/19 – New Parent Orientation, 9-10am – Hosted by our Principal, Grace Brewster, come learn about what it means to be a part of the Mathews community and culture.
    • 8/22 – Start of School, 7:45am – School starts promptly at 7:45am. Don’t be late! 🙂 Remember the school day has been extended and the pick up time has been moved to 2:57pm. /  Cheers and Tears, 7:45am – Join other parents for coffee after jettisoning your child off to their future.

    September:

    • 9/16 – Hispanic Heritage Assembly
    • 9/23 – Mathews 100th Birthday Celebration, 9am – Celebrate Mathews 100th birthday with our whole community, including your favorite retired teachers and alumni. There will be a pageant celebrating Mathews history, prizes, and more!
    • 9/30 – Mathews Meeting

    October:

    • 10/10 – Parent/Teacher Conference Day
    • 10/15 – Octoberama! 11am-3pm
    • 10/28 – Mathews Meeting
    • 10/29 – Buildings and Grounds Work Day
    • 10/31 – First Quarter Honor Roll Assembly
    • 10/31 – Character Dress up Day (tentative)

    November:

    • 11/21-11/25 – Thanksgiving Break

    December:

    • 12/2 – Mathews Meeting
    • 12/9 – Winter Concert
    • 12/10 –  Winter Concert Assembly

    January:

    • 1/9 – 2nd Quarter Honor Roll Assembly
    • 1/13 – Peace Through Pie Assembly 
    • 1/14 – Peace Through Pie – Sweet Home 
    • 1/27 – Lunar New Year Assembly 
    • 1/27 – STEAM Day (tentative)

    February:

    • 2/1 – 100th Day of School
    • 2/3 – African American Heritage Assembly

    March:

    • 3/3 – Music Under the Stars
    • 3/10 – Track and Field Day
    • 3/24 – Track and Field Bad Weather Make up Day (only if needed)
    • 3/27 – 3rd Quarter Honor Roll Assembly
    • 3/28 – STAAR – 4th Grade Writing, 5th Grade Math
    • 3/29 – STAAR – 5th Grade Reading

    April:

    • 4/7 – International Festival! 
    • 4/14 – Staff Development/Student Holiday 

    May:

    • 5/8 – STAAR – 3rd,4th, 6th Grade Math and 5th Grade Math Retest
    • 5/9 – STAAR – 3rd,4th, 6th Grade Reading and 5th Grade Reading Retest
    • 5/10 – STAAR – 5th Grade Science
    • 5/11 – Fine Arts Night!
    • 5/31 – Final Assembly (Wednesday) – Band/Orchestra Play

    June:

    • 6/1 – 6th Grade Graduation