Time to think about Summer Camp

Dear Families.

New: Steve & Kate’s Camp.
Update: Kimama is also offering an additional $200 discount for any EVCS student. 

Here’s a sneak preview of summer-camp offers that will be auctioned during the Spring Gala, April 6.

As we all continue our efforts to reach out to more camps, there will be more to consider. Please stay tuned.


The Deal: Five Day Passes for Steve & Kate’s Camp
Dates: June 20 – Aug 23.
Terms: Valued at $550. May only be redeemed for a single child, for summer 2019.
Ages: 4+
Location: Blue School. 241 Water St, New York, NY 10038

Need flexible summer camp plans for your child? Does your child love choice time? Steve & Kate’s Camp has it all. At Steve & Kate’s, kids have the freedom to make their own choices, driven by curiosity and a range of activities from stop- motion animation, fashion, coding, breadmaking, sports, music, dance, and more. Redeem these guest passes online and your child can show up for any five days. Parents can add additional paid day passes but note these complimentary days will not apply toward the cost of any of any paid plans. Lunch and snacks provided! 

The Deal: 50% off Camp Kimama NY Overnight Juniors (2 winners)
Dates: July 29-Aug 8.
Terms: Full cost is $2,110. Winner will pay 50% ($1055).
Ages: 7-14
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If you like pina coladas….

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Happy Mid-Winter Recess All!

Please remember to keep asking around about auction items – the donations are coming in but not as fast as we would like! DETAILS TO HELP YOU ASK HERE.

And, for those of you sitting on a beach somewhere sipping a pina colada right now (arrrg) and for all of you still in the cold, please think about if you know anyone in the food and beverage industry that would be interested in making an alcohol or food donation to the Gala. Get in touch with events@evcsnyc.org if you have any leads.

– EVCS Gala committee

District 1 Battle of the Family Bands March 3, 2019

Battle of the Family Bands General Admission20.00 USD
Your eTicket will be emailed after payment to your PayPal email address.

Don’t sleep on the event of the year!

The 2nd Annual District 1 Battle of the Family Bands at the Bowery Ballroom is very rapidly approaching and EVCS is ready to show up strong and take home the coveted trophy. We’ll be competing against our friends from The Earth School, PS 110, Tompkins Square Middle School and UNMS. One thing is for certain – it’s going to be really fun.


EVCS January PA Meeting – Recap and Updates

Hello EVCS Parents,

Thank you all of you who came to our PA meeting Wednesday!

Big Congratulations to 4th grade Mom, Anna, who won the Attendance Raffle- this month it was $10 to spend at Sugar Sweet Sunshine Bakery on Rivington.

Here’s the meeting recap:

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Our big news is the Spring Auction Gala will be held on a new date April 6th at Performance Space NY (formerly PS122) E. 9th St and 1st Ave. This is a month earlier than originally planned so we need to start soliciting and bringing in Silent Auction items either ASAP or NOW. Auction donations are accepted online and in paper form. Click here for online donation formsletters and FAQ sheet.

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EVCS Holiday Makers Fair • Monday, December 10

Join us for the EVCS Holiday Makers Fair!

Monday, December 10 • Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Calling all makers and creators!

If you are still interested in hosting a table to sell your goods, or certificates for services, secure a table while they last!

Please contact: Lara Levine Lipof, llevinelipof@gmail.com



If you’re a Baker instead of a Maker – or just can’t resist Buying store-made baked goods this time of year – please consider donating some to be sold at the PA HOLIDAY BAKE SALE that will be taking place during the Holiday Makers Fair on Monday, December 10th. *Sign up here to volunteer by Baking, Bringing, Setting-up or Selling on December 10th. For more info reach out to: Marla at marlajrosenthal@gmail.com


– Brought to you by the Fundraising Committee

Fall Ball – Thank You All


Hello Amazing EVCS Families,

We did it! We pulled off yet another blow-out of a Fall Ball! No small feat and wholly due to a great amount of time and effort donated by a great number of parents!

Thank you to Each and Every One of You who helped-out, kicked-in, baked, shlepped, scared, cleaned, manned a table and shopped. It could not have happened without you and the kids had an absolute blast! So many of us participated in so many many ways, three cheers to all of us!

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Fall Ball & Next EVCS General PA meeting

Hi PA Members,

So much going on!

Next Wednesday (10/23) is our October General PA meeting 5:30PM-7:30PM.

Here are the minutes from Sept.’s meeting

At the Sept. meeting, we elected 2 members for the School Leadership Team.

This year’s parent members are: Abby Rubin, Craig Harwood, Katie Pawluck, Anne Bouvolo, Cresta Kruger, and Catharine Lyons. Thank you all for giving your time! SLT meets once a month to discuss school policies. Starting Wed. there will be an SLT report given at each General PA meeting. Meeting minutes are posted outside the main office.


The Fall Ball is in 11 days!

Saturday 10/27 1-4 (12pm start for grades PreK-1st)

For those of you who are new to EVCS, this is a big, fun parent-run carnival event held at school and it takes literally almost every parent to pull it off. To volunteer some of your time -Before, During and/or After- please contact the events committee.

Volunteers needed:

Friday evening set-up. 5:30-8:30

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2018 Costume Swap and Fall Ball

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Hello EVCS Families,

Our Annual Costume Swap is happening Oct 17-19!

Bring in gently used costumes for young and old And/ Or pick out a new-to-you disguise to take with you!

The swap table will be in the schoolyard Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings. (10/17-10/19)

Please bring items on the day of the swaps as we are short on storage!

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Last Chance to buy 2018 Gala’s Auction Items

Hi All,

We have all hopefully heard by now that our Gala and Silent Auction was a huge success. While most of the 150+ items were bid on and bought that night, a choice few remain unsold.

This is your chance to buy them now, at their starting bid price.

Email parents@evcsnyc.org with your full name, the ID number of the item you want and the best contact method for you to claim your prize. The first email received will win the item.

All proceeds go to the school and the great stuff going on here!

Click here for available items catalog

Thank you,
The Event and Gala Team