Reminder – October General PA meeting tomorrow evening Inbox

Hello EVCS PA Members,

Tomorrow, Wednesday (10/25) evening is our October General PA meeting. Please join us at 5:30pm in the lobby, the meeting will begin at 6pm. Child care is available in the cafeteria (for current EVCS students only) with pizza ($5 suggested donation) please RSVP by Wed. 10AM. On the agenda, capital expense ideas, EVCS community book read, the Fall Ball….

While we’ve got your eyes and we’re talking about it, The Fall Ball is this Saturday! (10/28)! This is our huge, fun, parent-run event and we dearly need volunteers and donations. There are shifts to fill all over the event; Set-up Friday night and Saturday, Food and Dessert tables, Crafts, Games, Bounce-house, Trick-or Treat Course , Clean-up and more. We also need donations of bags of candy for Trick-or-Treating, baked goods for the Dessert table, undecorated cupcakes and snacks for the Cantina. Please Sign yourself up on the google sign up sheet.

Also, don’t forget to bring and enter your pre-carved pumpkin in the annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! Prizes and Glory are on the line!

Thanks, can’t wait to see what you’re wearing Saturday,

The PA Executive Board

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Donation based Pilates Mat Class @ EVCS


We are happy to introduce a new parent-led activity with ALL proceeds going to the EVCS PA!

LuAnn Leonard-Johns, EVCS parent and certified Pilates instructor, has offered to teach a weekly Pilates Mat class on Tuesday mornings after drop off. Our first class will be Tuesday October 24 from 8:30-9:15 in the movement room (Room 412) on the 4th floor.

LuAnn has 14 years of teaching experience in the Joseph Pilates technique and will lead us through 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. What a great way to start your day and get fit with friends while supporting EVCS. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one (we also will have some on hand).

Brought to you by the EVCS Fundraising Committee

PS – If you have a great idea like this, want to lend a hand or have questions please drop us an email at


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Dear Families,

The school year finally feels underway, kids are adjusted, routines have been established and the Fall weather has arrived. We hope you have had a chance to make it to a School Wide Morning Meeting, if not, please consider making some time to come to the next one because there is really no better way to start your week, the calendar is HERE.

We also want to let you know that the EVCS Parent Association is in the middle of our biggest fundraiser of the year. It’s not an event. You don’t have to get dressed up or find a babysitter or get on stage and sing (that is coming later).

Please contribute today

But YOU do need to take action. Right now.

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School Wide Morning Meeting Message 10/16/2017

Dear EVCS Students,

Our core value is social action.

Just like we sang this morning in Free to Be you and Me, we are committed to doing all we can and making a change in the world.  One way we can do that here at school every single day is by recycling, composting, and reducing the amount of trash we produce.  You may have noticed that our cafeteria has three different bins to throw your garbage in.  Different stuff belongs in each one and it’s really important that we all try our best to learn how to do it correctly.


There are separate bins for food scraps which are composted, recyclable materials such as plastic, metal and glass, liquids which are poured down the drain, and trash which ends up in a landfill.  Our goal is to put as little trash as possible into the landfills!  

Learning how to recycle our plastic, metal and paper, compost our food scraps, and reduce the amount of stuff that goes into landfills will make us better stewards of our planet.

My good friend Jacob Pearleman in the 3rd grade has also brought something to my attention that he is concerned about.  Jacob has noticed that a lot of kids are throwing away perfectly good food!  While we work to reduce the amount of garbage that goes into landfills let’s also please try to reduce our food waste.  Thanks for looking out, Jacob.

Big thanks to our second grade hosts, to all of the parents who came this morning, to the SWMM house band, and thank you to everyone who sang loud and proud this morning.  Have a great day and great week everyone.



Costume Swap and Fall Ball Reminders

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Hello EVCS Families,

Our Annual Costume Swap starts tomorrow in the lobby!

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 lobby Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. (10/16-10/18)

In addition, Monday, there will be a bake sale before the SWMM so don’t forget a few extra bucks for coffee and treats!

Only 12 days until Fall Ball and volunteers are urgently needed!

We need volunteers to help Set-up, Run all the different kinds of fun at the event, and Clean-up. Also we need donations of desserts, candy and supplies.

It’s a massive endeavor and there are no kidding, 1 MILLION ways to help!

Click here to sign up for shifts and jobs

Your Classroom Parents will be contacting you regarding shifts, food and candy donations.

See you at school!

The PA Exec and Events Committee

EVCS Weekly Oct 16 – 20

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Monday we will kick off a 3-day costume exchange! Please bring in any gently used items to the lobby. The Fall Ball is coming up fast. Your class parents will be reaching out to you. There are many ways to get involved and you can sign up here to volunteer.


Monday, October 16
School Wide Morning Meeting – Hosted by 2nd Grade
8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in the auditorium

4th Grade Bake Sale
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. in the lobby

Monday, October 16 – Wednesday, October 18
Halloween Costume Exchange
Clean out your old costume bag and find something new (to you) for this year!

Wednesday, October 18
Joseph C. Sauer Park Public Input Meeting
6:30 p.m. at East Side Community High School in the auditorium
420 E. 12th St between 1st Ave & Ave A
Everyone who uses the park is encouraged to attend.
Please come to share your ideas on how to improve the park.
Refreshments served.
English Flyer • Spanish Flyer

Thursday, October 19 – NEW Date
D1 Community Meeting
Learn more about the District 1 Diversity in Admissions proposal and the Family Resource Center (FRC) at this FINAL information meeting. Hope to see you there!
6:30 p.m. at P.S. 20 166 Essex St, New York, NY 10002
English Flyer • Spanish Flyer • Mandarin Flyer


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