EVCS After School Programs Information

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Dear EVCS Families,

We’re looking forward to welcoming you and your children in a couple of weeks! As you prepare and plan for this year we wanted to share some useful information about after school activities and school food.


On-Site Afterschool Programming

Green Apple Kids @ EVCS

Our on-site program partner, Green Apple Kids (GAK) is a fee-based program that can be utilized between 1-5 days a week from 2:50 until 6:00 p.m.

The Afternoon Break Down Schedule
2:50 Pick-up at dismissal
3-3:45 Supervised outdoor free playtime
3:45-4 Transition to homerooms
4-4:20 Snack (provided, or send additional items with your child)
4:30-5:30 Project time
5:45-6 Dismissal/ Lobby

GAK offers hands-on, child-centered science- and art-based after school programming that will enhance our students understanding of their own personal bodies, their immediate environment, and the larger world that we all inhabit. This program will encourage youth to become more insightful about who they are, the gravity of their actions, and how they can make positive choices for themselves, and the Earth. Each day we will be working on student-driven projects with teacher’s guidance.

Registration is now open!
Paper Forms are available to print below from the website or pick up paper copies in the lobby at EVCS located on our information bulletin board.
Return forms via email directly to greenapplekidsny@gmail.com
or drop forms off at the main EVCS office.

Registration Forms and Information can be found on our website: http://www.greenapplekidsny.com/evcs-programming

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Program Director:
Liza Mendel at 347-497-0732 or email her at greenapplekidsny@gmail.com


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EVCS Weekly June 24-26 Last days of School!

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Despite the rain, these kids had a blast on Tuesday this week with games, wacky hair and hat day, and swapping classrooms for fun with buddies.

We are winding down another amazing year!
Let’s see what the last 3 days of school will look like…



Monday, June 24

Pride Day at EVCS!
In celebration of Pride Month, a group of LGBTQ parents from EVCS are hosting a dedicated bake sale on Monday, June 24th. All proceeds go to an LGBTQ charity, New Alternatives Thank you in advance for the support!


Throughout the day. there will be classroom readings of this year’s school-wide book, Stonewall by Rob Sanders. For younger audiences, we will bring out the Pride Book again this year, a picture book on Harvey Milk.

Tuesday, June 25
Final day for Green Apple Kids (GAK) after-school programming.

Wednesday, June 26
Last Day For All Students. Early Dismissal. Pick up will be at 11:30 a.m.
Please be sure to pick up your child promptly at 11:30 a.m.

EVCS Weekly June 17 – 21

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

It was great to see many of you out at the Open House Monday!

Tonight Friday, June 14
Join us for the production of Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn KIDS
The performance will start at 5:00 p.m. Doors open at 4:45!
An adaptation of the second of Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning fantasy adventure books from the Magic Tree House book series!
Hope to see you there!



Saturday, June 15
EVCS Nature Hike
Eric, our wonderful P.E. Teacher, is inviting all interested families to join him on a hike through Inwood Park on Saturday, June 15th at 10 a.m. The hike is relatively easy and should take about 2 hours. Inwood Park is easily accessible by public transportation by taking the A train uptown to the Dyckman Street Subway station.
More information on Inwood Park can be found here – https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/inwood-hill-park

If you are interested in joining the hike, please fill out the contact form here: – Contact Form. Hope to hear from you!

Sunday, June 16
Juneteenth Celebration
Free Event, All ages Welcome. Festivities begin at 12 Noon.
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. Juneteenth is a commemoration of African-American heritage, and a celebration of self-development and respect for all cultures. Music, food, poetry, readings and art projects … Rivington St. Between Chrystie & Forsythe. http://www.mkgarden.org

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EVCS Weekly June 10 – 14

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are reminding children to wash their hands frequently and use hand sanitizer when a sink isn’t available. We have had a few extra high fevers recently and while specific classrooms may be reaching out we want to remind everyone to pay attention to take care of ourselves. In general, during this busy time of year, remember to get enough rest and drink plenty of water. Please send a labeled water bottle with your child every day. Remember – stay healthy, everyone!


Monthly Menus for June



Saturday, June 8
Food and Music Festival
Hosted by Tompkins Square Middle School 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
In the School Yard 4th Street / Ave B
Share the Flyer!

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EVCS Parent Association End-of-the-Year Updates

Hello EVCS Families,

We’re in the final stretch now. Happy June to everybody!

Before I get to the meat of it… Tomorrow June 3rd is the last School Wide Morning Meeting of the year! Last chance to hear the SWMM Family band and sing along with the kids, loud and proud, until next fall. Plus tomorrow will be a celebration of two of our beloved teachers who are retiring this year, Roberta and Georga. Super Special SWMM to be at, if you can.  And yes there will be a bake sale.

We held our last General PA meeting of the Year on May 23rd. Thank you to all who came! Congratulations to Bob dad of Julian who won our attendance raffle ($20 from Trader Joe’s) Whoot Whoot! 

We elected our 2019-20 Executive officers. 

Congratulations and Thank you to all who will be joining the Executive board next year:

Co Presidents: Choresh Wald and Heather Hubbs
Co Treasurers: Carol Yoon and Wes Henderson
Co Secretary: Travis Fox (and Position Available!)
Co Vice Presidents: Catharine Lyons and Yuri Omelchenko

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EVCS Weekly June 3 – 7

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Welcome, June! The Open House & Art Show is Monday, June 10th. As we begin looking ahead, come in for a chance to visit next year’s classrooms and view visual artwork created by every student! Let’s get more details below.

Please be sure to pick up any Gala Items or Star Art Prints in Room 205.
If you are missing bake sale pans containers or trays – please remember to stop by Room 205 to claim them too!

Please remember to stop by the office and see Freddy if you arrive late.

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