EVCS Weekly, January 23

Dear Parents and Guardians,

It’s been another busy week at EVCS, and we’re not slowing down now!
Check out what’s coming up next!

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Next Week

Tuesday, January 24
Evening Coffee Talk with Bradley, in the Auditorium
Pick up a copy of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me
for this discussion with other parents and Bradley.
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 26
Join the Events Committee for an Important Spring Gala Kick Off
Planning Meeting: What are the best silent auction items?
How do we ask for donations?
Attend the meeting and find out.
8:30 a.m. in the cafeteria. Yes, they will have coffee and bagels!

Monday, January 30
School Wide Morning Meeting (SWMM), in the Auditorium
Hosted by Kindergarten.
8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Bake Sale Fundraiser Presented by the 5th Grade 8:00 – 8:50 a.m.
Support the 2017 Camping Trip!

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IMPORTANT DATES:

The Pre-K Application Process is Now Open
All NYC families with a child born in 2013 are invited to apply
This includes current EVCS families.
The Application Period Closes on February 24, 2017.

Wednesday, February 1
No school for Pre-K

Thursday, February 2
After School Advisory Committee Meeting (ASAC)
5:30pm – 7:00pm

Tuesday, February 14
Early Childhood Parent Workshop: Play with Purpose
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. In the Art Room 41 on the Fourth Floor
Join us for a hands-on workshop for PreK – 1st Grade
For more info and to RSVP click here

Monday, February 20 – Friday, February 24
Mid-Winter Recess, No School for all Students

Starting the week of March 6
Parent Teacher Conferences

Thursday, March 9
Half Day for all Students
Dismissal at 11:30am

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EVENTS:

Summer Camp Auction Is Now Open From January 15 – February 15
For more information go to the summer camp auction landing page here.

Sunday, February 12
Pop-Up Benefit: Valentine Mixology Class 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
FOR MORE DETAILS & TO RESERVE A SPACE.

Save the Date
Saturday, April 29
EVCS Annual Spring Gala 2017
For more information attend a planning meeting or contact
The Gala Auction Committee at: events@evcsnyc.org

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RESOURCES:

A Seasonal Flu Guide for Parents

ELL Family Engagement Conferences
ELL Students and Families, join us for a day of workshops and activities presented in your native language. For more information click here.

What’s Happening In District 1
District 1 Website

East Village Community School Online
Visit our website at evcsnyc.org for the calendar and helpful links.
Post your news and events on our EVCS FB page!
Check out our Instagram too!

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I will leave you with these wonderful photos taken by Julie Harwood at
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2016! Julie is Asher and Ellie’s mom. These photos are sure to brighten you day! Thank you Julie! Click here to view!

On that note,
Have a safe and peaceful weekend. See you in the yard on Monday!

Warmly,
James