A caring community

From the first day of preschool until the day they graduate, Dock students are supported by a caring community that serves as an extension of family—a safe environment where inquiry is encouraged, and learning is inspired.

School Calendars

EC to Grade 8 Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Oct 28
Mon, Oct 29
Wed, Oct 31
Thu, Nov 1
Fri, Nov 2
Sat, Nov 3
Sun, Nov 11
Mon, Nov 12
Thu, Nov 15
Fri, Nov 16
Sat, Nov 17
Sun, Nov 18
Mon, Nov 19
Tue, Nov 20
Wed, Nov 21
Tue, Nov 27
Wed, Nov 28
Thu, Nov 29
Fri, Nov 30
Sat, Dec 1

Grades 9-12 Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Oct 28
Mon, Oct 29
Wed, Oct 31
Thu, Nov 1
Fri, Nov 2
Sat, Nov 3
Sun, Nov 11
Mon, Nov 12
Tue, Nov 13
Wed, Nov 14
Thu, Nov 15
Sat, Nov 17
Sun, Nov 18
Mon, Nov 19
Tue, Nov 20
Tue, Nov 27
Wed, Nov 28
Thu, Nov 29
Fri, Nov 30
Sat, Dec 1

Inclement Weather Information

Dock Mennonite Academy WILL NOT use radio or TV to post inclement weather announcements.

Dock Mennonite Academy WILL use the following to communicate with parents and guardians:

1. Text message alerts - DOCKINFO (NOTE: if you already signed up for the text message alerts, you do not have to sign up again)

a. Open the texting program on your cell phone

b. In the "To" field enter 40404

c. In the message line type: Follow DOCKINFO

d. Send the message

e. Up to three texts will be received in response from Twitter. DO NOT respond to these text prompts.

f. Text ON to 40404

g. You will receive a text "Notifications are on"

h. Please note, you DO NOT need to set up a Twitter account to receive these texts.

2. Schoology

3. Website - www.dock.org

4. Facebook - Dock Mennonite Academy EC to 8 and Dock Mennonite Academy 9-12

5. Phone System - EC-8th Grade (215-723-1196) and 9th -12th Grade (215-362-2675)

Questions? See more details here

If inclement weather develops overnight:

1.What do I do if the EC-Grade 8 and Grades 9-12 campuses are closed?

Students should not report to school at either campus. EC-Grade 8 students and Grades 9-12 students should check Schoology for further instructions.

2.What do I do if EC-Grade 8 and Grades 9-12 campuses have a two-hour delay, but my district opens the normal time?

For parents who drop students off at either campus or for students who drive, all should arrive at the delayed opening time. Early Childhood morning students will not have school. Early Childhood full day students should arrive at the delayed opening time.

3.What do I do if EC-Grade 8 and Grades 9-12 campuses are on time, but my district has a two-hour delay?

Send your student on the bus according to the district's two-hour delay schedule. For parents who drop students off at either campus or for students who drive, all may arrive at the delayed opening time and will not be counted tardy.

If inclement weather develops during the day:

1.What do I do if EC-Grade 8 and Grades 9-12 campuses close early, but my district remains open?

Follow text message alerts, Schoology, Facebook, website, and/or phone systems.

All bus companies will be contacted and bus services requested. When busses arrive at either campus, students will be dismissed to their busses. EC-Grade 8 campus will post bus departure times on the website.

2.What do I do if EC-Grade 8 and Grades 9-12 campuses remain open, but my district closes?

Follow text message alerts, Schoology, Facebook, website, and/or phone systems.

Classes will continue as normal. When a bus arrives from a closing district, students will be dismissed to their bus, unless other arrangements have been made.

2018-19 Framework Calendar

2018-19 SCHOOL CALENDAR

August 2018

17, Friday                           New Faculty In-Service

20, 21, Mon., Tues.            Faculty In-Service

23, Thursday                       First Day of Classes

31, Friday                           No school for students/faculty

 

September 2018

3, Monday                           Labor Day

14, Friday                            Faculty In-Service

 

October 2018

26, Friday                              Last Day of Q1

29, Monday                          No School

30, Tuesday                         Faculty In-Service

31, Wednesday                    First Day of Q2

 

November 2018

21, Wednesday                    Early Dismissal

22-26, Thurs.-Mon.              Thanksgiving Vacation

27, Tuesday                          Classes resume

 

December 2018

24-1/1, Mon.-Tues.               Christmas Vacation

 

January 2019

2, Wednesday                      Classes resume

17, Thursday                        Last Day of Q2

18, Friday                            Faculty In-Service

21, Monday                          Martin Luther King Day

22, Tuesday                          First Day of Q3

 

February 2019

18, Monday                         Presidents’ Day

19, Tuesday                         Faculty In-Service

 

March 2019

27, Wednesday                    Last Day of Q3

28, Thursday                       Faculty In-Service Day

29, Friday                            No School

 

April 2019

1, Monday                             First Day of Q4

17-22, Wed.-Mon.                Easter Vacation

23, Tuesday                         Classes resume

 

May 2019

27, Monday                         Memorial Day

 

June 2019

3-5, Mon.-Wed.                    Senior Presentations

5, 6, Wed.-Thurs.                 High School Final Exams

6, Thursday                          Last Day of Classes

6, Thursday                          Eighth Grade Celebration

7, Friday                               High School Baccalaureate, 7:30 p.m.

8, Saturday                          High School Commencement, 6 p.m.

10, Monday                          Faculty In-Service

                                          

High School Day 7:45 a.m.to 2:45 p.m.; 181 student days; EC 8 School Day 8:25 a.m. to 3:10 p.m.; 181 student days (includes one snow day)

Days in BOLD print = No school or early dismissal for students

Download and print the 2018-19 Framework Calendar