Late August Popsicle Party—Kindergarten
Kindergartners and their families meet at the kindergarten playground for a late afternoon kick-off to this special year.
September 2  New Parent Coffee
Join Dr. Pfeffer and our PTO President for a general orientation to Crow Island’s history and a tour of the school.
September 16
Go to School Night—Kindergarten
Parents go to school in the evening to meet the teacher, get an overview of the kindergarten curriculum, sign up for volunteer opportunities in the classroom, and more.
September 17
Go to School Night—Grades 1 – 4
Parents go to school in the evening to meet the teacher, get an overview of the curriculum for their child’s grade level, sign up for volunteer opportunities in the classroom, and more.
September 1st/4th Grade Buddies
First graders and 4th graders are paired up as “buddies;” they meet throughout the school year to read, play, and learn together.
October 9 Run-a-thon
Crow Island students run together to raise funds for the school.
October Kindergarten Butterfly Migration
The kindergarten “monarch butterflies” head out to the Crow Island Woods and migrate to Mexico. (student-only event)
October 30 Halloween Walk
Costumed students parade around the school and see some unexpected sights in the woods…will the “Ghost of Crow Island” appear this year?
November 
Come to School Day
Parents join in workshops and discussions to better understand the practical and philosophical aspects of a child’s day at Crow Island.
November 23 Thanksgiving Celebrations—Kindergarten
AM and PM kindergartners present a concert and homemade treats for their families.
December 11  Immigration Day—4th Grade
The 4th graders complete their immigration unit by becoming American citizens and enjoying an international lunch.
December 17 Winter Sing-along
Students, teachers, and families come together during the school day to share the joy of the season.
February 25-26
Science and Math Expo
Students in grades 1-4 share their research and investigations.
February (typical)

2015: October 3 to celebrate 75th anniversary

Crow Island Party
This fun evening event provides a welcome opportunity for parents, teachers, and staff members to socialize together.
February-May Pioneer Room—3rd Grade
This memorable trip back to pioneer times is the culmination of the pioneer unit—and, for many, the highlight of their years at Crow Island.
March 1st/2nd Grade Spring Sing
Music and art come together in this seasonal evening performance.
April Camp Edwards—4th Grade
Students enjoy a variety of outdoor explorations on this overnight trip.
April Portfolio Conference Evening—2nd Grade
Second graders share the highlights of the year and reflect on their growth with their parents.
May 3rd/4th Grade Spring Sing
Student creativity, music, and art come together in a seasonal evening performance.
May Portfolio Conference Evening—3rd Grade
Third graders share the highlights of the year and reflect on their growth with their parents.
May Portfolio Conference Evening—1st and 4th Grades
First graders share the highlights of the year and reflect on their growth with their parents.  Fourth graders reflect on their growth throughout their years at Crow Island.
June 1 Field Day
Students in grades 1-4 participate in a variety of fun outdoor competitions. (rain date: May 27 )
June 3  4th Grade Party
Fourth graders, together with their parents, celebrate their years at Crow Island at an evening pizza party.
May 22 Crow Island Family Picnic
Families eat and play games together at an evening picnic in the Crow Island Woods.
June 7 Crows on Parade—4th Grade
The creativity of the 4th graders is displayed on the school lawn in the form of large plaster crows.
June Popsicle Party and Concert—Kindergarten
Kindergartners give an outdoor concert for their parents on the last morning of school.