EVCS Weekly Sept 18 – 22

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are firmly in the swing of things here at school. We have our first School Wide Morning Meeting (SWMM) next week!
What better way to start your week than to gather in the auditorium and sing together? Click here for future SWMM are on the calendar. Families are welcome to join their children in the auditorium for this great EVCS tradition.

Next Week
Monday, September 18:
School Wide Morning Meeting 8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
In the auditorium

Tuesday, September 19:
Curriculum Night 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
In the auditorium and classrooms for PreK-5th Grade parents
No childcare is provided for this adult-only event.

Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22:
Schools Closed, Rosh Hashanah

Coming Up
Monday, September 25:
5th Grade Information Session in the auditorium 5:30 – 7:00 p.m
For 5th Grade Parents to learn about Middle School and 5th Grade Events
No childcare is provided for this parent event.

Wednesday, September 27:
First General Parent Association Meeting 8:45 a.m.
In the cafeteria. All parents are welcome and encouraged to get involved.
Hope to see you there.


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LICE ALERT Pro-Active Action!

Dear Parents,

Many of you may already know that EVCS proactively tries to prevent lice and nits among the student body. Lice are a part of public school life. Please help by being aware.

Being independently diligent is the only way we can keep them under control. It is in our own best interest to be aware and take action. If you find that your child has lice, we ask that you please let your teacher and the parent coordinator know. When there are multiple cases noted in a class, we call in technicians to do a formal lice check at school.

The following link provides information on DOE’s official “head lice” policy and how to detect and eradicate nits and lice should you find it among your children: Head Lice Policy (All schools)

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EVCS Weekly Sept 11 -15

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Welcome back to school! It feels nice to have the kids back and to see many smiling faces and friends reconnecting the first two days of school. This short week allows time to let it all sink in!


Next Week:
Wednesday, September 13
New Family Gathering 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
In the Tree of Knowing Garden – Join us for an opportunity to meet and mingle with other new parents and ask any questions you may have of our administrative staff.

Coming up:
Monday, September 18:
School Wide Morning Meeting 8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
In the auditorium

Tuesday, September 19:
Curriculum Night 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
In the auditorium and classrooms for PreK-5th Grade parents
No childcare is provided for this parent event.

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School starts tomorrow! Thursday, Sept. 7 at 8:30 a.m.

Greetings EVCS Families,

Tomorrow is the first day of school!

School Starts at 8:30 a.m.
Please arrive as close to 8:30 as possible, due to the yard construction.
Breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m. for anyone interested; it is FREE for everyone.

Please remember:
Enter through the main lobby, the first set of red doors closer to Ave. B.

Pre-K and Kindergarten have a half day.
Dismissal is at 11:30 a.m.
 Please pick up in your classroom.

First through Fifth Grade have a full day.
Dismissal is at 2:50 p.m. Please also pick up in your classroom.

We are very excited to see you!

EVCS end of year weekly!

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Thank you for helping make this a fantastic school year!
Your ongoing support and help with activities, school trips, student projects and the PA adds vibrancy to the magic at our school. Thank you all!.

We wanted to share a few key dates to keep on your radar and links to projects that were driven by students and parents:

Contributors: Julie Brown-Harwood, Catharine Lyons, Morgan Gliedman, Laurie McD and Nicole Robson

A shout out to James Askew for keeping the project alive.

A link to the slide show of EVCS Graduation 2017!
Cool For School Photo

Key Dates

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EVCS Weekly, June 26


Final Days of the School Year

Dear Parents and Guardians,

What a great way to finish off the year with the final full week of school spirit!
And congratulations, Class of 2017!

Account Creation Code Letters
Please be sure to check your child’s back pack tonight for a letter regarding your NYC Schools Account. Each letter has a unique code for you to generate a personal student account.
With an NYC Schools Account, you will be able to access key information about your child’s progress in school, including attendance, report card grades, and state test information in one of ten languages on a computer, phone or tablet.

It is hard to believe we are approaching the bitter-sweet end of this year!
Next week there is one full day left of the school year and a half day on Wednesday. A few reminders before everyone scatters:


Monday, June 26
Eid al-Fitr – No School. No EVCS After School.

Tuesday, June 27
A regular full day of school. No EVCS after school.

Wednesday, June 28
The Last Day of School
REMEMBER: This is a half day!
Dismissal is at 11:30 a.m. in the yard
End-of-Year Reports will be sent home with your child then!

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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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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

EVCS Weekly, May 29

Dear Parents and Guardians

A shout out to all of you for supporting the textile drive last week!
We collected 400 pounds of clothes and shoes! Wow!
A special thanks to Choresh Wald for coordinating this effort.

We did a follow-up lice check this week as well as a parent training. We will hold another lice workshop in the fall. The good news: the lice situation seems to be under control. Let’s keep up the preventative measures and continue to comb!

Hang on to your hats, there is plenty of fun to be had next month!

Next Week

Monday, May 29
No School – Memorial Day

Wednesday, May 31
EVCS Open House Fair
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
As a family, visit your child’s classroom to see the great work they did this year, and then visit the next grade too! See what to expect during the 2017-18 school year with your child.

Saturday, June 3
Workshop on Gender and Identity: Presented by the Ackerman Institute
Sponsored by The EVCS PA. Organized by our Diversity Committee
9:30 a.m. Check-In and Refreshments in the Lobby
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Workshop in the Auditorium
Please RSVP for Childcare and a Guided Student Art Activity

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