EVCS Weekly Nov 13 -17

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Good news, the phones are working again!

We are officially kicking off Harvest Festival Month: Start Bringing
Non-Perishable Food Items to EVCS!
 There will be boxes outside of each classroom to put your donations in. This is one of our favorite events of the year. This community wide event centers around teaching our children about food equity. It gives our kids the chance to take action. Keep an eye out for this flyer in your backpacks.

What else is coming up?

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Next Week

Monday, November 13 – Friday, November 17
Parent Teacher Conference Week
If you have not done so already, be sure to sign up with your teacher(s).

Monday, November 13
SWMM hosted by First Grade 8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Monday, November 13
PA Book Sale hosted by Third Grade 8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Please bring in children’s book donations to the main lobby on the day of the sale to support this effort.

Monday, November 13
Gifted and Talented Testing deadline to submit the Request For Testing form.
Tests are scheduled for January. All students currently in Pre-K through second grade can sign up to test for G&T testing.
For more information and to request testing click here.

Tuesday, November 14
District 1 Elementary Admissions Event!
5:30 p.m. –7:30 p.m.
P.S. 15 Roberto Clemente 333 East 4th Street
English / Spanish / Chinese

Tuesday, November 14
Donation based Adult Pilates Mat class at EVCS
8:30-9:15 a.m. in the Movement Room (412)
Suggested donation for the class is $10 – ALL proceeds will go to the EVCS PA. To sign up for a weekly reminder for this Pilates Mat class, CLICK HERE
Email questions to fundraising@evcsnyc.org.

Wednesday, November 15 – New Date
General Parent Association Meeting
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the cafeteria

Thursday, November 16
Half day for all students
Dismissal is at 11:30 a.m. in the classroom

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A Note About Parent Teacher Conferences

If you have not signed yet, please contact your teacher(s) directly. Conferences last 15-20 minutes, so there is no childcare. If your child would like to sit outside the classroom during your conference, there will be tables and chairs in the hallway.

Progress Reports will be distributed at the conference as the basis for a conversation and to set a collaborative goal between parents and teachers.

HOW YOU CAN PREPARE FOR YOUR CONFERENCE
Questions to Consider Asking Your Child’s Teacher

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After School on Thursday, November 16

EVCS After School
There is no regular EVCS After School on Thursday due to the half day dismissal at 11:30 a.m.
A special bridge program is being offered. Click here for details.
Click here to register for the special bridge day via MMCC’s website.
If you have questions, please contact EVCS Site Director, Tracey F. Laroche
Email: tlaroche@mmcc.org /afterschool@evcsnyc.org Mobile: 646 491 0270

Other After School Programs
If you attend an after school outside of EVCS – please contact your provider directly about the half day and be sure to make arrangements for a timely pick up on Thursday, November 16.

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Coming Up

Monday, November 20
Diversity Committee Meeting
5:30 – 8:00p.m. in Room 406 on the 4th Floor

Tuesday, November 21
Harvest Festival
Volunteers needed!
Save the date, we sure hope you can join us.

Wednesday, December 6 and Wednesday, December 20
EVCS Holiday Market 2017
Calling all Creatives! You are invited to participate as a creative vendor or as a holiday shopper this season as our parent association puts together an EVCS Holiday Market!

Monday, December 18
EVCS Student Newspaper Deadline for Submissions
CALLING ALL EVCS STUDENTS!
Submit short stories, poetry, reporting, cartoons, drawings, photos, etc.
for the Winter Issue of the EVCS Student Newspaper. Please remember to include your name / class / teacher. Email text and images to: evcsorama@gmail.com

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Important Dismissal Reminders
Remember that school ends at 2:50. We ask everyone to be on time to meet their children and to pick up directly from your child’s classroom. All children must be signed out by their classroom teacher. This is for everyone’s safety, so thank you for your support in this effort.

While we understand that things come up and changes may happen from time to time, please do your best to give us 24 hour notice of any change to a regular schedule. Please be sure your teacher(s) are aware of any change.

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Lost & Found – Come Find it!
Please stop by or have your child go look for what they came to school with, but didn’t come back home with! Anything that goes unclaimed, will be donated to the needy next week. 11/15
Lost & Found is located in the main lobby.

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As always, please reach out to me if you have any questions.

Have a nice weekend!

All best wishes,
James

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