EVCS Weekly Oct 14 – 18

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

The Parent Association is gearing up for The Fall Ball! They need your support to pull off this grand event. It is a great way to get to know other parents and families in our biggest community-building event of the year!
Get the details below.

Let’s see what else is happening:

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NEXT WEEK

Monday, October 14
Schools Closed, Indigenous Peoples Day

Wednesday, October 16 and Friday, October 18
Fall Ball Committee Meetings
8:40 a.m. in the cafeteria following drop off
The Fall Ball Committee will meet to have status with each activity chairperson.

Friday, October 18
The Parent Association is hosting a costume swap at Joseph C. Sauer Park after school. Bring items to the park! See the flyer for details.

Calling on Volunteers
Support Participatory Budgeting
If you are interested in supporting our district’s Participatory Budgeting process this year, the City Council is looking for volunteers to help engage more members of our community. They are looking to assemble a team as soon as possible. If interested, please contact:Julia Simcoe at JSimcoe@council.nyc.gov • 212.677.1077 ext. 110 Budgeting “season” lasts until mid-April when winning projects will be announced.
Let’s show our best effort!

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EVCS Weekly Oct 7 – 11

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

It was great to see families at the potluck picnic last weekend. If you missed it, not to worry – there will be plenty of other events coming up! This week was short yet productive.

Let’s get more details about next week and beyond:

NEXT WEEK

Wednesday, October 9
Schools Closed for Yom Kippur

Thursday, October 10 – Friday, October 11
Picture Days!

(see details below for your child’s dates)

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EVCS needs you – (FUN)draising!

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Dear Families,

The EVCS Parent Association raises money to enrich the experiences our kids have at school every day. We raise money for field trips so that no student is ever asked to pay a fee and for arts programs like dance with Alvin Ailey, music with Third Street Music School and all school assemblies with Jazz at Lincoln Center. And there is so much more – take a look at the list of what our Parent Association has approved to cover this school year.

In order to pay for these incredible programs, we need to raise $45,000 by December 31st from direct family contributions. If you can, we are asking each family to contribute $500. Please know that all donations are anonymous and tax-deductible and every donation, at every amount, will get us closer to our goal.

DONATE HERE

Thank you, we look forward to a fun-filled school year together!
— The EVCS Fundraising Committee

P.S. The Fundraising Committee is looking for help – there are lots of ways to get involved and you don’t need to offer a ton of time to be a ton of help. Please reply to this email if you are interested in joining in the FUN(draising)!

September General PA Meeting Recap

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Hello EVCS PA Families,

On Wednesday we had our first General PA meeting of the year. Thank you to all who were able to come! For those who couldn’t make it please keep reading for a brief re-cap. You can view the full meeting minutes HERE.

SLT Election
We had 7 fantastic parents volunteer to be our PA reps on the School Leadership Team, each of whom would be a great addition to the SLT! There were 3 vacant seats and Shabnam Faruki, Crystal Perry and Dave Dorrier will be joining PA co-President Heather Hubbs, Abby Rubin, and Craig Harwood on the SLT this year for a 2 year term. Thank you to all who offered their time and ran!

SLT is a DOE mandated committee made up of teachers, admin and parents that meets once a month to discuss school policies. SLT meeting minutes and membership list are posted outside the school office, room 205.

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EVCS Weekly Sept 30 – Oct 4

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

We had an action-packed week at EVCS! For those who were wondering, thanks to the FDNY, the cat made it down from the school yard tree!

Please remember, if you have not done so already, please fill out and return your BLUE CARDS to your teacher(s). We update them each year and need to have them on file. Thank you for your prompt return.

Winter recess will now be from Monday, December 23rd – January 1st.
Monday, DEC 23 – Wednesday, JAN 1 Winter Recess (Schools is closed )
See the Updated School Calendar Here

EVCS School Picture Day(s)

Picture Day is coming up quickly – please be sure to mark your calendars so that your child can be ready to look and feel their best:
Thursday, October 10: Picture Day for PreK-1st Grade plus Kathleen’s 2nd Grade class
Friday, October 11: Picture Day for 3rd Grade-5th Grade plus Rebecca & Marlo’s 2nd Grade class
ALL students are photographed on their class’s picture day – no need to sign up for these general days

There will be a day for siblings photo day too! You must RSVP for this day!
Friday, November 1: Siblings & Retakes Picture Day – There will be an RSVP sign up shared out next week.