Main School Calendar

Note: The dates and times on this calendar of events are subject to change.

Bangkok Christian College
School Calendar for Academic Year 2013-2014
Semester 1

Preparation Week 1: May 1 - 3
May 1                 • Labour Day
May 2                 • School Opens, Teachers Return to Work
                           • Native English - Speaking Teachers’ Meeting at 1: 00 pm
May 3                 • Spiritual Revival for NEST at 10: 00 - 11: 30
May 5                 • Coronation Day

Preparation Week 2: May 6 - 10
May 6                 • Holiday off to Substitute for Coronation Day
May 8                 • Seminar for All NEST
                           • Topic: “Teaching for Effective Learning” by Dr. Surapee Sorajakun
May 10               • School Year Opening Service for CCT Sister Schools in Bangkok at 10: 00
                             (at the main auditorium at the Church of Christ Headquarters)
May 11               • Grades 11 and 12 Parents’ Orientation

Week 1: May 13 - 17
May 13               • Royal Plowing Day (Holiday off)
May 14               • First Day of School for Grades 1 - 12
May 14 - 17       • Matthayom Registration for Student Council Elections
May 14 - 24       • Grades 10 – 12 Registration for Military Training
May 18               • Grades 8 and 9 Parents’ Orientation

Week 2: May 20 - 24
May 20 - 23       • Matthayom Student Council Election Campaign
May 22               • School Year Opening Service for Prathom
May 23               • School Year Opening Service for Matthayom
May 24               • Visakha Bucha Day (Holiday off)

Week 3: May 27 - 31
May 27 - 31       • Prathom Registration for Student Council Elections
May 29               • Matthayom Student Council Elections
May 30               • Wai Kru for Prathom / Ceremony for Long Service Teachers
                           • Grades 11 and 12 Registration for Military Training
May 31               • Grade 10 Pinning Ceremony
June 1                 • Saturday Classes Begin
                           • Grades 7 and 10 Parents’ Orientation

Week 4: June 3 - 7
June 3                 • After - School Classes Begin
                           • "Read for Life Project" by the Matthayom Foreign Language Department
June 3 - 5           • Student Council Election Campaign for Prathom
June 6                 • Wai Kru for Matthayom
                           • Student Council Elections for Prathom

Week 5: June 10 – 15
June 10               • EIP Project: "Preserving Thai Culture"
June 10 - 14       • Registration for Matthayom Club Membership
June 11               • Grade 10 Military Fitness Test
June 11 - 14       • Grades 9 – 12 Spiritual Revival
June 15               • Grades 1 - 3 Parents’ Orientation

Week 6: June 17 - 22
June 17               • Grades 1 – 6 EIP Read - at - Home Project
June 17 - 21       • Grades 1 – 8 Spiritual Revival Week
June 17 - 28       • Grades 1 – 12 Health Check
June 18 - 19       • Soonthorn Poo Stage Presentation for Mathayom
June 21               • “Go to Goal by Science and Technology" Activity for Matthayom
June 22               • Grades 4 - 6 Parents’ Orientation

Week 7: June 24 - 28
June 24 - 28       • Soonthorn Poo Memorial Week Activities for Prathom
June 25 - 26       • Fire Drill
June. 28              • Pinning Ceremony for Prathom and Matthayom Student Council

Week 8: July 1 - 5
July 1                 • Matthayom English Contest

Week 9: July 8 - 12

Week 10: July 15 - 19

Week 11: July 22 - 26
July 22               • Asarnha Bucha Day (Holiday off)
July 23               • Buddhist Lent Day (Holiday off)
July 24 - Aug. 8 • Week of Thai Language Activities
July 25 - 26        • Matthayom Junk Art Project
July 25 - 30        • Prathom Thai Language Activities
July 27               • Grades 1 – 12 EIP Progress Report

Week 12: July 29 - Aug.2
July 29 - Aug. 2 • Grade 1 Open House

Week 13: Aug. 5 - 9
Aug. 5 - 8           • ASEAN Week by the Matthayom Social Studies Department
Aug. 7 - 8           • Matthayom Science Competition Project
Aug. 9                • Celebration Ceremony for Her Majesty The Queen's Birthday

Week 14: Aug. 12 - 16
Aug. 12              • Her Majesty The Queen's Birthday (Mothers' Day, Holiday off)
Aug. 14 - 15       • Science Week for Prathom and Matthayom
Aug. 16              • Preparation Day for BCC 161st Anniversary
Aug. 17              • BCC 161st Anniversary Fair

Week 15: Aug. 19 - 23
Aug. 20              • "Music and Grace Thai Culture Project" for Matthayom
                           • "BCC Good Health; No Drugs Campaign" Activities

Week 16: Aug. 26 - 30
Aug. 26 - 30       • Prathom EIP Field Trip
Aug. 30              • Grade 6 Students Welcome Grade 1 Students to BCC

Week 17: Sept. 2 - 6
Sept. 5                • Grade 12 Pre - O - NET Test

Week 18: Sept. 9 - 13

Week 19: Sept. 16 - 20
Sept. 16 - 20      • Grades 7 – 12 Final Exams

Week 20: Sept. 23 - 27
Sept. 23 - 26      • Grades 1 – 6 Final Exams

Week 21: Sept. 30 - Oct. 4
Sept. 30 - Oct. 2          • Matthayom EIP House Activities

Oct. 7 - 18
Oct. 8 - 9            • Grade 3 IEP English Camp
Oct. 10 - 11        • Grade 4 IEP English Camp
Oct. 10 - 17        • Grades 5 – 6 English Camp
Oct. 12 - 18        • EIP Camp

Bangkok Christian College
School Calendar for Academic Year 2013-2014
Semester 2

Note: The dates and times on this calendar of events are subject to change.

Preparation Week Oct. 21 - 25
Oct. 23               • King Chulalongkorn's Day
Oct. 25               • Teachers' Meeting for 2nd Semester at 8.00
Oct. 26               • Matthayom Parents’ Meeting

Week 1: Oct. 28 - Nov. 1
Oct. 28               • First Day of School for Grades 1 – 12
Nov. 2                • Saturday Classes Begin

Week 2: Nov. 4 - 8
Nov. 4                • After - School Classes Begin
Nov. 4 - Dec. 20         • Grade 6 Basketball Tournament
Nov. 8 - 10         • Grade 9 Boy Scouts Camp

Week 3: Nov. 11 - 15
Nov. 15 - 17       • Grade 8 Boy Scout Camp

Week 4: Nov. 18 - 22
Nov. 18 - 21       • Grades 4 - 6 Field Trip by the Social Studies Department
Nov. 22 - 24       • Grade 7 Boy Scout Camp

Week 5: Nov. 25.29
Nov. 25 - 29       • ASEAN Project for Prathom
Nov. 29              • Sports Day for All Students

Week 6: Dec. 2 - 6
Dec. 2                • "Trio Showcase" for Matthayom by the Foreign Language Department
Dec. 4                • Celebration Ceremony for His Majesty The King's Birthday
Dec. 5                • His Majesty The King's Birthday (Holiday off)

Week 7: Dec. 9 - 13
Dec. 10              • Constitution Day (Holiday off)
Dec. 11 - 23       • Grade 12 Chongko League Football Contest
Dec. 12 - 13       • EIP Variety Show for Prathom

Week 8: Dec. 16 - 20
Dec. 18              • Christmas Service for Prathom
Dec. 19              • Christmas Service for Matthayom Teachers and Supporting Staff
Dec. 20              • Christmas Party for Students
Dec. 21 - Jan. 1  • Christmas and New Year's (Holidays off)

Week 9: Dec. 23 - 27

Week 10: Dec. 30 - Jan. 3
Jan. 2                  • School Opens, Teachers Return to Work
                           • Grades 11 and 12 Student Military Training Camp

Week 11: Jan. 6 - 10
Jan. 7 - 9            • Annual Matthayom Students' Art Exhibition 9
Jan. 10                • Children's Day Activities
Jan. 11                • Children’s Day

Week12 Jan. 13 - 17
Jan. 14                • "Global Learning for Local Wisdom" Project for Matthayom by the Thai
                             Language Departments
Jan. 16                • Teachers' Day (Holiday off)

Week 13: Jan 20 - 24
Jan. 20 - 24        • EIP Academic Olympics for Prathom
Jan. 21 - 23        • Library Week
Jan. 22 - 23        • EIP Academic and Sport House Day for Matthayom
Jan. 24                • EIP "Do Unto Others Workshop" for Matthayom

Week 14: Jan. 27 - 31

Week 15: Feb. 3 - 7
Feb. 3 - 4            • Grade 12 Final Exams
Feb. 7                 • Certificates Presented to Prathom and Matthayom Student Council Members
                           • Certificates Presented to the Teachers' Consultant Committee
Feb. 8                 • Baccalaureate for the Graduating Class

Week 16: Feb. 10 - 14
Feb. 12 - 14        • Outstanding Art Exhibition for Prathom
Feb. 14               • Makha Bucha Day (Holiday off)

Week 17: Feb. 17 - 21
Feb. 17 - 21        • Grades 7 - 11 Final Exams

Week 18: Feb. 24 - 28
Feb. 24 - 27        • Grades 1 - 6 Final Exams
Feb. 24 - 28        • Mission Trip Camp
Feb. 27               • SWOT Evaluations

Mar. 3 - 21
Mar. 4 - 5           • Grade 1 IEP English Camp
Mar. 5 - 7           • English Camp for Matthayom by the Foreign Language Department
Mar. 6 - 7           • Grade 2 IEP English Camp
Mar. 10 - 12       • Grades 5 – 6 English Camp
Mar. 20              • End of Year Worship and Retirement Ceremony
Mar. 21              • Last Day for NEST