Human Rights for Syria

Syria screen

Our Core Value is Social Action

Dear EVCS family,

Holy moly, we’re on the other side of the middle of June and we’re starting to tick off “the last (fill in the blank) of the school year” moments, including this coming Monday morning when we will have our final School-Wide Morning Meeting. I won’t get too nostalgic here – I’ll save that for next week – but I do want to fill you in on the culminating event for one of the coolest projects our kids have been in engaged in this year.

I mentioned back in April that our 4th and 5th graders have been studying the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Syria. They have done much reading, writing and discussion about the situation, and because they are EVCS kids who have internalized our Core Values, they felt determined to do something to affect change in this part of the world. To that end – the 4th and 5th grade classes will be launching a fundraiser on Monday morning in the schoolyard, where they will sell hand made silk screened T-shirts ($20) and posters ($5). They look beautiful and all of the money raised will go directly to support The White Helmets in Syria. Big ups to EVCS parents Naomi Mizusaki who designed the image, and Anselm Dastner who made the screens. And a huge thanks to all of the kids, parents and teachers who helped silk screen the merch this week. Items will be on sale at arrival and dismissal all week, while supplies last!

Hope to see you on Monday for our last sing along and share of the year! (sniff, sniff)

Yours truly,

Bradley

EVCS Weekly, June 19

Dear Parents and Guardians

Spirit Week is next week! – Click here to view the schedule!
Monday is Pajama Day!

This Weekend:
EVCS at the District One 2017 Art Exhibition
Through June 18th Featuring Select EVCS Student Work
Plan Your Visit to the Abrons Arts Center • 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street)

Saturday, June 17
People Power Planet Party on 6th St between Ave B and Ave C
For More Information Click here.

Saturday, June 17 & Sunday, June 18
Ballroom Dancing class registration for current 4th Graders at EVCS
Ladies: 10:30-12:30 / Gentlemen: 12:30-2:30
CLICK HERE for location and information


Next Week

Monday, June 19
Final School Wide Morning Meeting, Hosted by 5th Grade
8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in the Auditorium

Syria Fundraiser Sale
8:00 a.m. – 8.50 a.m.
(running every morning next week – or until we run out of shirts and posters!)
Our 4th and 5th graders have been studying the Syrian refugee crisis.
These students created a design for silk-screened t-shirts and posters to sell as a fundraiser for the White Helmets in Syria. The shirts are $20.00 each and the posters are $5.00 each.

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Reminders: EVCS Annual School-Wide Picnic is today! Friday, June 9

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

The picnic is tomorrow (today).
This is an all-school field day of organized activities,
lunch, and sprinklers at East River Park!

All kids will come to school like any other day, starting the day in their classrooms. The classes will walk to the park starting at 9:00 a.m.

Remember:

Wear your evcs picnic shirt

Sunscreen your kids.

Pack a Lunch if you do not recall ordering one.

There will be sprinklers.

A small towel, change of dry clothes or a bathing suit under the clothes
are recommended.


Where is the picnic ?

EVCS 2017 PICNIC MAP: CLICK HERE


Can Parents go to the Picnic ?

Parents, you are welcome to join us anytime during the picnic!
If you plan to pick up your child from the picnic, please remember to SIGN THEM OUT with their teacher! Otherwise, it will be a regular dismissal in the yard at 2:50 p.m. Kids report to afterschool activities they normally attend.


What is the Schedule ?

PICNIC DAY SCHEDULE.


OTHER GOOD HABITS
• Label everything with your child’s name!
• Include a water bottle, sunscreen and a hat on picnic day!
We’ll be outside in the sunshine all day long.


Regards,
The EVCS Picnic Committee
David, Clara, Georga, Roberta and James B

School Wide Picnic Details/Reminders – Friday, June 9th!

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

The school picnic committee has been meeting to prepare for the annual school-wide picnic this Friday, June 9th!

The picnic is an all-school field day of organized activities,
lunch, and sprinklers at East River Park!
EVCS 2017 PICNIC MAP: CLICK HERE
All kids will come to school like any other day, starting the day in their classrooms. The classes will walk to the park starting at 9:00 am.

REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR NEW EVCS SHIRT
Students will receive a new picnic t-shirt this Wednesday! A gift from the PA!
We thank you for supporting our kids and helping to make this a great day for all of them. Please feel free to wash the shirt and be sure they wear it on Friday for the big game, school-wide capture the flag!

PARENTS and GUARDIANS
Parents, you are welcome to join us anytime during the picnic! If you plan to pick up your child from the picnic, please remember to SIGN THEM OUT with their teacher! Otherwise, it will be a regular dismissal in the yard at 2:50 p.m.

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Calling all Volunteers and Picnic Refreshments!

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We need your help with Picnic Snack Contributions!

Dear Parents and Guardians,

All are welcome to join us during the picnic! But we also need your help collecting refreshments to take over to the park on Picnic Day!

Help us make this an extra special day for our kids and sign up to bring in a specific item or to volunteer…

Select your class(es) below to sign up to bring something for the picnic!
• PreK Classes
• Kindergarten Classes
• First Grade Classes
• Second Grade Classes
• Third Grade Classes
• Fourth Grade Classes
• Fifth Grade Class

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EVCS Weekly, June 5

Dear Parents and Guardians

We had a nice turnout at our the Open House on Wednesday. What a great way to get the students excited about moving up!

We have even more exciting end-of-year activities coming up!
Please look ahead:


Next Week

Monday, June 5
Bake Sale, Book Sale, PA Merchandise Sale!
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. in the Yard

School Wide Morning Meeting
8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in the auditorium

Thursday, June 8
No School for students

Thursday, June 8
New Family Welcome Gathering
The Tree of Knowing Garden 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
All families of next year’s PreK and Kindergarten classes are invited to meet future classmates and friends, and visit the classrooms to become more familiar with their new school. Siblings are welcome.

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Just a reminder that today is our Spring Open House! As a family, drop in anytime between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm to take a peek into the 2017-18 school year.

During this open house, you’ll have a chance to visit the classrooms for next year as you explore the writing, math, projects, and more! With your child, you can try some activities they’ll experience next school year as well as meet the teachers for the next grade level. And, while here, you can visit the art studio, music room, and the Tree of Knowing Garden to see the great work our students have been doing all year.

Click Flyer for details!
List of Classrooms

Hope to see you today between 4:30 and 6:30 pm!

All the best,

The Staff at EVCS

Picnic Next Friday, June 9, Do you need a school lunch?

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Will you be providing a packed lunch for your child
next Friday, June 9 for the picnic or would you like to order a school lunch?

A school lunch would consist of a sandwich and fruit,
the same as any field trip lunch.…

Please order by the end of today if you need one.

Click here to place your lunch order.
Please repeat the steps if you have more than one child.

Thank you!
James