Next Week at EVCS 10/12 -10/16

Dear Families

Just when we were into the swing, we get a 3 day weekend!
I hope you have plans for a nice relaxing break.

A few reminders:

Monday, October 12
School closed – Observing Columbus Day
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Thursday, October 15
Costume Exchange Day #2 – Today was such a success and many families missed it, we will all get another chance to participate next week.

Fall Ball Planning Meeting
8:35 am in Room 210, no time for meetings
check out what is happening here: FALL BALL SIGN UP


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Friday, October 16 Photo Retake Day
Save the date. Details to rsvp if needed will follow.
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LOST & FOUND
Are you over “the lost water bottle”? It seems to be impossible to hang on to them even if your name is on it. If you have any great tips, please share! Someone mentioned clipping it to the backpack and reminding kids after they take a drink, to clip it back onto the backpack, let’s hope we don’t lose the backpack! LOST & FOUND Is located in the main lobby at the west end left of the vending machine. If your time is not there it may still be in transit. It takes time to get there.

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LICE
Lice are back (or maybe they never left)
In any case, please keep any eye out and check your children regularly… there were two cases found and treated immediately.
We send home a purple letter in backpacks to remind parents to be proactive. The current DOE policy is that students with nits (lice eggs) may remain in school. Children with live head lice must go home and may return once they are lice free which is usually the next day after treatment. In both instances parents will be notified immediately and immediate treatment is strongly recommended. I encourage all parents to regularly check their child’s hair. If you have any questions please feel free to call or email me. I have gathered a lot of helpful information and I am happy to share it.
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SAVE THE DATES

Monday, October 19
School Wide Morning Meeting
Auditorium 8:50-9:30am

Thursday, October 22
General Parent Association Meeting
5:30pm in the Lobby for Refreshments
6:00pm PA meeting
6:00 We welcome Ama Codjoe, Guest Speaker (who will join us again, thanks to popular demand) CHILDREN ARE NOT COLORBLIND
More detail coming soon.

Friday, October 30
Fifth Grade Bake Sale
Support their efforts to raise funds for the 5th Grade camping trip!
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Remember to check the calendar on our website for upcoming events.

Enjoy the long weekend, see you in the yard on Tuesday morning.

All the best,

James