EVCS Weekly Jan 15 – Jan 19

Dear Parents and Guardians,

It was an action-packed week! Next week is short and full. We have our book discussion coming up with parents and staff, and back by popular demand, a Workshop for Parents! Eric, our PE teacher, will be presenting some terrific activities to do with your kids indoors this winter to keep everyone moving. Let’s get the details and mark our calendars!

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This Week

Monday, January 15
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
We tried to screen Martin Luther King Jr.’s amazing I Have a Dream speech at School-Wide Morning Meeting this week, but due to technical problems were unable to. Please watch it with your children and enjoy the day.

Tuesday, January 16
Pilates Mat Class
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in the movement room (Room 412) on the 4th floor.
LuAnn, EVCS parent, and certified Pilates instructor has 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 is $10. ALL proceeds go to the EVCS PA.

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!)

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Next Week

Tuesday, January 23
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 & movement into your kid’s day living in apartments!

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

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Coming Up

Wednesday, January 31
EVCS and Mathnasium Family Math Games Night!
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. PLEASE RSVP HERE
Learn and play math games with your child(ren) at EVCS
for a fun family night together!
Volunteer to help out at Family Math Game Night!

Friday, February 2
Kids Movie Night / Parents Night out is back!
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Details and ticket sale information coming soon!
We need a few Parent Volunteers.
Please reach out to Sharon Blumenkranz at sblumenkranz@gmail.com if you would like to volunteer for this event. Children of volunteers attend for free.

Monday, February 5
PreK & K Workshop about Reading and Writing 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Join Clara and Evelyn for an engaging workshop with your child! Learn how your child is growing as a reader and writer and ways you can support their learning at home. RSVP here!

Wednesday, February 7
No School for Pre-K students!

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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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Free This Weekend

Saturday, January 13 – Monday, January 15
Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at the NY Historical Society
The museum is having a weekend of family activities and free admission for kids ages 17. Enjoy fun, interactive, and thought-provoking activities throughout the weekend. A link with more information is here.

Sunday, January 14
The Paul Taylor Dance Company
Click here to get the details, two show times: 3:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.
Free tickets!

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Enjoy the long weekend and remember to share with us how you celebrate Monday as we recognize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
See you in the yard on Tuesday!

Warm Regards,
James