Parents' Section


Scheduled days and times may change.                 

June 3. Monday : Summer Camp Begins (10 Week Summer Camp: June 5. Monday- August 11. Friday) 

June 19, Wednesday : School Closed- Juneteenth Day

July 4, Thursday : School Closed- Independence Day   

August 7, Wednesday : Summer Camp Party: at 11:00 am 

August 9, Friday: Summer Camp 2024 Ends at Noon

August 12-16 Monday-Friday: School Closed

Aug. 19-23, Monday-Friday: Building and Grounds preparation 

Aug. 25-28, Monday-Wednesday : Staff in-service, Classroom set up 

August 28, Wednesday : Open House: Student Visits  11:00 am-Noon 

August 29, Thursday : Full Day students begin/phase-in schedule for new full day children: 8/29-30 

September 3, Monday : Half Day/School Day students begin regular Schedule/ phase-in schedule for new half                                             and school-day children: 9/3-4 

School Event Calendar 2024-2025


Dayspring Montessori School Events


Scheduled days and times may change.                  


September 16th – Parent Education Series: Part I

Informational session for parents, covering the following topics: Overview of Child Development, Montessori Philosophy, and Demonstration of Materials I.


September 21st – Adjustment Conferences

Conferences will be held for parents and teachers of new students to discuss their adjustment to the new environment.


September 23rd – Parent Education Series: Part II

Second informational session for parents, covering the following topics: Child Development, Montessori Philosophy, and Demonstration of Materials II.


October 24th – Vision & Hearing Screening

Illinois DCFS requires all children ages 3+ to receive a vision & hearing screening.


November 14th – School Pictures

        Capture your child’s early school years with their friends and teachers.


January 25th – Mid-Year Parent/Teacher Conferences

Learn about your child’s progress throughout the first 5 months of school, and discuss development goals for the rest of the school year.


February 20th – Parents’ Night

Do you wonder what your child does during work time? Come to Parents’ Night, and your child will show you what they are currently learning.


May 2nd – Spring Sing

Enjoy an afternoon of delightful entertainment as all the students take part in a musical performance, to be followed by light snacks and beverages (supplied by parents).


May 14th – Dayspring Olympic Competition

Let the games begin!  Cheer on our student athletes as they undertake amazing challenges where energy and enthusiasm win every time.  There will be awards for all.


May 17th – Year-End Parent/Teacher Conferences

Discuss your child’s progress throughout the year, as well as goals for next year. (Ages 5+)


May 25th – Family Potluck Picnic

Reflect on a wonderfully fun and educational year as the students prepare for a spectacular summer.  All family, friends, and relatives are invited!


     June 9th – Dayspring Summer Camp 2025 Begins

             10 Week Summer Camp: June 9. Monday- August 15. Friday

Photo Gallery 


Dayspring Songs

The Star-Spangled Banner

America The Beautiful

My Country Tis' of Thee (America)

Sing Together

It's a Small World

Hello to All the Children of the World

Light a Candle for Peace


My Grandfather's clock

Over the Rainbow

Rainbow 'Round Me

Mockin' Bird Hill

The Mexican Dance (Chiapanecas)