EVCS Weekly Jan 2 – Jan 5

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

What a wonderful week at EVCS! It was a great Festival of Lights, Holiday Makers Fair, and of course it’s great to be back in the schoolyard!
Remember, when we return Tuesday, January 2, students can arrive as early as 8:00 a.m. for free play time before the regular school day starts. Make sure that they have hats and gloves because we go out even when it’s cold!

From all of our teachers, Thank you, parents, for sponsoring the delicious buffet at our annual Winter Staff Party!

Next Week
Monday, December 25 – Monday, January 1
Winter Recess: Schools Closed. School Resumes on Tuesday, January 2

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January Monthly Menus
Breakfast
Lunch

What’s coming up after holiday break?

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January Events

Friday, January 5
EVCS Cookbook
Remember to send in your favorite recipes to be part of the EVCS Cook Book! All you have to do is submit a recipe to evcscookbook@gmail.com Take a screenshot of your handwritten recipe and send it, we will do the rest of it! Any treasured recipe is welcome! The Deadline for Recipes is Friday, January 5!

Tuesday, January 9
EVCS Parent Workshop with Eric – Keeping kids active indoors in NYC!
Movement Room (412) – 8:30 a.m.- 9:15 a.m.
How to build exercise and movement into your kid’s day while living in an apartment!

Tuesday, January 16
Pilates Mat class following drop off.
LuAnn, EVCS parent, and certified Pilates instructor with 14 years of teaching experience in the Joseph Pilates technique. The class is a series of core strengthening and muscle lengthening exercises. No prior experience necessary.The suggested donation for the class is $10 and ALL proceeds will go to the EVCS PA.
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in the movement room (Room 412) on the 4th floor.

Wednesday, January 17
Book discussion about The New Jim Crow
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
(If you’re looking to borrow a book, ask if your child’s teacher
has a copy to loan!)

Wednesday, January 24
General Parent Association Meeting
8:30 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. – In the Cafeteria

Thursday, January 25
School Leadership Team Meeting
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. In the Library Conference Room

Wednesday, January 31
EVCS and Mathnasium Family Math Games Night!
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Learn and play math games with your child(ren) at EVCS for a fun night together! More details coming soon!

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Kindergarten 2018-19:
The Kindergarten Application period is now open! Apply Online Here.
The deadline to submit an application is January 12, 2018. EVCS Pre-K parents, you must complete a kindergarten application for your child in order to be considered in the first round of placements at East Village Community School.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call or email me or Bradley, or stop by the main office, Room 205.

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EVCS Student Newspaper – Rolling Call for Submissions!
Students can send us their short stories, poetry, reporting, cartoons, drawings, photos, etc. for the Winter Issue of the EVCS Student Newspaper!
Please remember to include student’s name, class, and teacher.
We have our very own email address! Please send submissions to: studentnews@evcs.me

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Other Parent Workshop:
Thursday, January 11, 2018
CSC.Workshops@nyumc.org presents
Being the Parent of a “Screenager” in a Digital World
Child Study Center, 1 Park Avenue, 7th Floor at 6:30 p.m.
Event and ticket information, click here.

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

Have a safe and wonderful holiday break!

See you back at school in the New Year!

Warm wishes,
James