Lower School Events

Events are listed in the order that they occur during the course of the school year. Events like Spirit Nights and Open Forums that recur throughout the year can be found at the bottom of the page.

New Family Orientation

New Family Orientation

Parents of new Lower School students in all grade levels are invited to New Family Orientation on Thursday, April 28th from 6 to 7:30pm. Join us to learn more about classical education, Great Hearts Irving, and how you can support your child's learning.

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Meet the Teacher

Meet the Teacher

Each year, Meet the Teacher is an opportunity to deliver your child's books and supplies to school, find their classroom, and say hello to their teachers.

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Watermelon Social

Watermelon Social

New and returning Lower School families are cordially invited to a Watermelon Social at the Lower School campus.

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MTA Info Night

MTA Info Night

MTA Info Night offers parents of Lower School students in our MTA program an opportunity to explore the curriculum and instruction their students receive daily during the school year.

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Curriculum Night

Curriculum Night

Each year, Curriculum Night offers our teachers an opportunity to give their scholars' parents a glimpse into the curriculum and instruction they will be experiencing over the course of the year.

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Parent Night with Dr. Charles Fay

Parent Night with Dr. Charles Fay

Join us for an evening with Dr. Charles Fay to discuss the Love and Logic® approach to parenting and the positive change it can work in your family's life.

Event Details
Math Night for Parents

Math Night for Parents

Join us in the Lower School Forum for a presentation on our Math curriculum and instruction by Singapore Math expert and instructional coach Beth Curran.

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ESL Night

ESL Night

Each year, we invite parents of English Language Learners into our building for ESL Night to provide an introduction to our English as a Second Language program here at Great Hearts Irving.

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Autumn Fest

Autumn Fest

Autumn Fest is an annual community-building event featuring games, crafts, concessions, and the annual and much-anticipated teacher dessert auction.

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Conferences

Conferences

Our annual conferences are an opportunity for parents and teachers to partner on students' academic progress.

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Latin Night

Latin Night

Join us in the Forum for a special night in celebration of our Lower School Latin program. Our Latin Teachers, administration, and special guest Dr. Laura Eidt will share information and answer parent questions about our Latin curriculum, why we teach Latin, and more.

Latin Night Details
Storybook Festival

Storybook Festival

Stories are at the very core of what we do at Great Hearts Irving. Stories teach us about the world: about the way things are, the people that live in it, and the consequences of the choices we make. Storybook Festival is a schoolwide celebration of our shared love of words, books, and reading.

About the Celebration
Cricket Classic

Cricket Classic

Join us for our annual Cricket Classic to watch our brave teachers test their mettle against our cricket-loving parents!

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Information Night

Information Night

Prospective Parents are invited to either Great Hearts Irving campus for an information night on Tuesday, November 15th beginning at 6pm. We hope to see you there!

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Grandparents' Day

Grandparents' Day

Our annual Grandparents’ Day celebration is scheduled for November 17, 2022! We can't wait to welcome these very special guests into our school building.

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Winter Concert

Winter Concert

We are delighted to be looking forward one again to our annual Winter Concert and an evening spent in celebration of the season and the special beauty of music.

Concert Information
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

The Lower School proudly presents the first ever faculty production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.

How to Attend
Field Day

Field Day

At Great Hearts Irving, we believe that a holistic and humane education is one that seeks to cultivate health and strength not only in the mind and heart, but also in the body. Field Day is a celebration of the outdoors and physical activity.

Field Day Details
Gallery Night

Gallery Night

This year, we are delighted to be hosting our third annual Gallery Night on the evening of Wednesday, April 5th, 2023. Look forward to more information as the date approaches.

More About Gallery Night
Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is a time to shower our amazing teachers with love and gratitude for their tireless efforts on behalf of our students throughout the year. Help us honor our teachers.

How to Participate
Fifth Grade Promotion & Sorting

Fifth Grade Promotion & Sorting

The matriculation of our Fifth Graders to the Upper School is a momentous occasion. Each year, we mark that occasion with a special Promotion Ceremony in which students will also be sorted into their Upper School houses.

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Spirit Events

Spirit Events

Spirit Events are an opportunity to show your Mustang pride and support Great Hearts Irving.

Spirit Event Details
Open Forums

Open Forums

Throughout the year, Ms. Finn hosts parents of each Lower School grade level for an Open Forum to share about the grade level's curriculum and instruction and how parents can support their child's learning from home.

Open Forum Information