September Events Overview & General Calendar Updates

Below is an overview of the community events and classes for September. Some of our events we have shifted to a virtual format while others will have increased guidance to help ensure the health and safety of our community. Additional details, emergency contact tracing forms, and meeting links for certain events will be emailed to families as we get closer to the event dates.

In addition to the September events below, we have several other calendar updates to share with our community. These changes are reflected on the website calendar, but will likely be different from what is listed on the print calendar. 

  • New Family Breakfast - Wednesday, October 13 (Previously October 20)
  • 60th Anniversary & Auction - Saturday, March 5 (Previously March 12)

September 7

Classes Begin for Elementary

We are thrilled to welcome and welcome back our families in the Lower and Upper Elementary classes!

Orientation for Primary & Toddler

All students who are new to a Toddler or Primary class, even if they are coming from another Aidan class, will have the opportunity to have a visit with their new teacher prior to the start of school. Primary families should sign up with Linda Fincham through PickATime and Toddler families should connect with their classroom teachers.

September 8

Classes Begin for Primary & Toddlers

Welcome and welcome back to our families in the Primary and Toddler classes!

September 10

EPIC (Elementary Parent Information Classes) - Virtual - 8:45 AM (New Time)

Zoom Meeting Link

Join us for Aidan's first EPIC of the 2021-2022 school year. Come learn about the year ahead and all of the exciting events on the horizon for your Elementary child. This first EPIC will also include a boot camp for parents who are new to Aidan's Elementary program. Please be on the look out for an email with additional details and meeting link for this virtual gathering.

Parent Tours - 4:30-7:30 PM

Reserve Your Spot

We are excited to invite parents to take a tour inside our newly-renovated building on Friday (9/10) from 4:30-7:30 PM and on Saturday (9/11) from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. Tours are for adults only and the playground will be open on Saturday. Tours will be held in 20 minute increments with 10 adults per group. Please follow the sign-up link to secure your space. Additional details regarding the parent tours will be coming soon.

September 11

Parent Tours - 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Reserve Your Spot

We are excited to invite parents to take a tour inside our newly-renovated building on Friday (9/10) from 4:30-7:30 PM and on Saturday (9/11) from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. Tours are for adults only and the playground will be open on Saturday. Tours will be held in 20 minute increments with 10 adults per group. Please follow the sign-up link to secure your space. Additional details regarding the parent tours will be coming soon.

Popsicles in the Park - Macomb Recreation Center - 1:30-3:30 PM

3409 Macomb St NW, Washington, DC 20016

Visit with fellow parents while your kids play. Don't forget your masks, sunblock, bug spray, reusable water bottles and to socially distance while your kids enjoy their cold treats. Be sure to fill-out the COVID-19 Event Questionnaire form at check-in. Please be on the look out for an email with additional details.

September 15

Coffee & Conversation with Kevin - Virtual -  9:30 AM (New Time)

Zoom Meeting Link

Come learn more about what's in store for the coming year, ask questions, and get to know Kevin and more about the Aidan community. All are warmly invited to join; even if you are unable to stay for the full hour. 

September 23

Back to School Night - Virtual - 7:30 PM (New Time)

We look forward to seeing all of our parents at our virtual Back to School Night for the 2021-22 School Year. Learn about the schedule, curriculum and expectations from your child's teacher and come discover what's new in your child's life! This year's Back to School Night will be a bit different and will take place via Zoom at 7:30 PM - please be on the look out for an email with additional details and meeting links.

September 24

Parent Association Meeting - Virtual - 9:30-10:30 AM (New Time)

Zoom Meeting Link

Calling all Aidan Parents: Join us Friday, September 24 from 9:30-10:30 AM for the first Parent Association meeting of the 2021-22 school year! Please be on the look out for an email with additional details and meeting link for this virtual gathering.

September 28

Nurturing Your Child's Emotional Health - Virtual - 9:00 AM (New Time)

RSVP Here!

What strategies are best for cultivating healthy emotions? Learn to recognize, respond to, and validate your child's feelings. Become practiced in ways to be empathetic, set limits and problem solve using John Gottman's five steps of emotional coaching. Aidan's School Counselor, Courtenay Labson, will guide you through his handbook, The Heart of Parenting, to help you help your child navigate the landscape of their emotions. 

Please be on the look out for an email with additional details and meeting links for this APF favorite.

Dedicate yourself to the five Tuesday morning sessions. The reward will be an enriched bond between you and your child. The subsequent sessions dates will be: October 12, October 26, November 9, and December 7.

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