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Welcome, Breck Parents!

Below are resources for current families.

Important Dates for 2017-18

Monday, March 19-Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Spring vacation

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Saturday, January 13

Noon-1:30 PM | Breck Free Girls Lacrosse Winter Clinics Session 1 (Fieldhouse) | Click here for complete information, including future session dates.

January 15 - 21, 2018

Monday, January 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Day | All-School Holiday | Main campus closed

Tuesday, January 16

8:00 AM | Breck Summer Programs online registration opens!
8:30 AM | All-School Chapel

LS = Day 5
MS = ASC and MS MLK Day Symposium schedule | Grade 5 field trip to Feed My Starving Children | Grade 6 field trip to Second Harvest
​US = ASC schedule

Wednesday, January 17

LS = Day 6
MS = B Day - RAS schedule | Grade 7 departs for Wolf Ridge at 7:00 AM
​US = Special schedule (CP) | US MLK Day Symposium. Click here to see the MLK Symposium schedule.

Thursday, January 18

2:30 PM | Senior Speeches (Chapel)

LS = Day 1
MS = A Day - RAS schedule | Grade 7 Wolf Ridge field trip
​US = RAS Chapel schedule

Friday, January 19

LS = Day 2
MS = B Day - Friday schedule (No Chapel) | BAM t-shirt day | Grade 7 returns from Wolf Ridge around 5:30 PM
​US = Friday schedule

Saturday, January 20

12:30-2:00 PM | Breck Free Girls Lacrosse Winter Clinics Session 2 (Fieldhouse) | Click here for complete information, including future session dates.
7:00-10:00 PM | Grade 10 Parent Community-Building Event at the home of Beth and Sean Stevens. RSVP to Ainslie Phillips.

January 22 - 28, 2018

Monday, January 22

LS = Day 3
MS = B Day - Monday schedule
​US = Monday schedule

Tuesday, January 23

8:45-10:00 AM | Family Community Outreach Committee Meeting at The PRISM Food Shelf

LS = Day 4
MS = A Day - Tuesday schedule 
​US = Tuesday schedule

Wednesday, January 24

8:15 AM | Parents Association MS Division Meeting (MS Dining Room). Guest speaker: Carrie Gleason, Director of Student Ministries at Edina's Christ Presbyterian Church. What is behind helicopter parenting? Are there deeper issues beneath this behavior? Carrie will talk about different styles of parenting and ways to provide a safe environment for middle schoolers to experience failure before they leave the house that could help avoid having an entitled child. Whether you see some helicopter traits in your own parenting or just see it as a cultural trend, Carrie’s insight will prove helpful as you negotiate your own parenting journey. Breakfast, coffee and tea will be served. If you're unable to attend, this meeting will be live streamed. Click here for live stream information.
6:30 PM | Grade 11 Student/Parent College Application Case Studies Program 

LS = Day 5
MS = B Day - Wednesday | BAM t-shirt day
​US = Wednesday schedule (CP)

Thursday, January 25

8:30 AM | Parent Forum on Technology at Breck (Wilder Room, US Library) | Do you have feedback regarding technology and data management at Breck? Interested in providing feedback on how your student manages their classes online? Or perhaps you'd like to see more parent resources online. If you have thoughts around technology and data management at Breck, please join us! Breck is taking a 360 view of our entire technology program: instructional technology integration, faculty support, professional development and training, technology curriculum, applied technology, website, systems and infrastructure, and future innovations and initiatives. Please send us your feedback by clicking here or consider joining us for an open conversation with an educational technology consultant on January 25 at 8:30 AM in the Wilder Room (US Library). Click here to RSVP.
8:45 AM | Parents Association US Division Meeting (US Library | Insights into the Breck Culture: Results and Analysis of the Independent School Health Check Survey. What is the Breck culture and how does it compare to our peer schools? Topics include: motivation, school connection, alcohol and substance use, parental engagement, academic pressure academic honesty, internet use, social life, nutrition, sleep, bullying, sexual activity, and more. Speakers include Tom Taylor (US Director), AJ Colianni (Dean of Studies), Chris Ohm (Dean of Students), and Staci Prior (US Counselor). If you're unable to attend, this meeting will be live streamed. Click here for live stream information.
11:00 AM | Senior Speeches (Chapel)

LS = Day 6
MS = B Day - Thursday schedule
​US = Thursday schedule

Friday, January 26

LS = Day 1
MS = A Day - Friday schedule | Non-uniform day
​US = Friday schedule

Saturday, January 27

9:00 AM-Noon | Admissions Testing
10:00 AM | Preschool Playgroup
7:00-10:00 PM | Grade 6 Parent Community-Building Event at the home of Belinda and Lance Massey. RSVP to Belinda Massey.

January 29 - February 4, 2018

Monday, January 29

LS = Day 2
MS = A Day - Monday schedule
​US = Monday schedule

Tuesday, January 30

LS = Day 3
MS = B Day - Tuesday schedule 
​US = Tuesday schedule

Wednesday, January 31

6:30 PM | Grades 9-10 Student/Parent College Counseling Meeting

LS = Day 4
MS = A Day - Wednesday
​US = Wednesday schedule (CP)

Thursday, February 1

11:00 AM | Senior Speeches (Chapel)

LS = Day 5
MS = A Day - Thursday schedule
​US = Thursday schedule

Friday, February 2

National Wear Red Day | Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to wear red to help bring awareness the importance of heart health for women. 

12:45-1:30 PM | Grade 4 (Anderson Gym) Jump Rope for Heart | Parents are welcome to come and cheer on the kids!
2:15-3:00 PM | Grade 3 (Anderson Gym) Jump Rope for Heart |  Parents are welcome to come and cheer on the kids!

LS = Day 6 | Non-uniform day — wear red!
MS = B Day - Friday schedule
​US = Friday schedule

Saturday, February 3

7:00-10:00 PM | Grade 12 Parent Community-Building Event at the home of Jenny and James Fehrenbach. Invitation to follow.
8:30-11:30 PM | US Snow Days Dance

February 5 - 11, 2018

Monday, February 5

LS = Day 1
MS = B Day - Monday schedule
​US = Monday schedule

Tuesday, February 6

8:30 AM | All-School Chapel 

LS = Day 2
MS = A Day - ASC schedule 
​US = ASC schedule

Wednesday, February 7

6:30-8:00 PM | Grade 8 Parent Meeting (US Dining Room) | Introduction to Upper School.

LS = Day 3
MS = B Day - Service schedule
​US = Wednesday schedule (noCP) | Curriculum Fair

Thursday, February 8

11:00 AM | Senior Speeches (Chapel)

LS = Day 4
MS = B Day - Thursday schedule
​US = Thursday schedule

Friday, February 9

LS = Day 5
MS = A Day - Friday schedule
​US = Friday schedule

Saturday, February 10

6:00 PM | Blue & Gold Bash (at Breck School) — Breck's annual fundraising event! RSVP by February 1.