EVCS Weekly, March 13

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Only 20 school days left until Spring break, let’s make each one count!


Next Week

Monday, March 13
School Wide Morning Meetings (SWMM), 8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Hosted by our PreK Classes in the auditorium

5th Grade Bake Sale
Please send a long a dollar for something healthy and delicious.

Tuesday, March 14th
Parent Workshop
ICT Classrooms – Do they benefit all students?
EVCS and Inclusive Education

5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Auditorium – Childcare Available
RSVP for workshop and childcare will close Monday, March 13th at 5:00p.m.*


Coming Up

Monday, March 20
Building Safety Town Hall Meeting 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Click for information, RSVP, and Childcare

Friday, March 24
Annual Potluck Dinner and Multicultural Share
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Performers Survey: Last day today for the survey is today (3/10)
Potluck Sign Up: Bring your favorite family recipe!
Free Foil Pans will be available for everyone bringing food to the potluck.

Tuesday, March 28 – Thursday, March 30
NYS ELA Exams for Grades 3-5

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Family Workshops

There is still time and space to participate!
Family Dance Performance and Workshop Experiences

Saturday, March 25
A performance day allows all participants to take part in the understanding of dance making. We will welcome Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre
and Notes in Motion, presenting: Refuge
For more details, see the flyer.

Saturday, April 1
A workshop day will be dedicated to the exploration of dance-making elements related to the piece Refuge. The Notes in Motion’s Teaching Artists will conduct a Workshop on Dance-Making.



NYC School Survey


The 2016-2017 version of the NYC School Survey is aligned to the DOE’s Framework for Great Schools and collects important information about a school’s ability to improve student achievement and can support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn.

Please take the NYC School Survey Online Here
The DOE expects one survey per family.
Teachers gave you a green envelope at your conference Remember to use the unique code found on the paper form in the green envelope.
If you prefer the paper survey to online, please return those to your teacher.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to submit this important information.


Save the Date

Saturday, April 29
EVCS Anniversary Gala. Celebrating 30 Years!
Please jump in here and register solicited items over the weekend!

If every parent could bring in one item, service, certificate, experience or
dinner for two, what a great silent auction table that could be!
What would you like to bid on… Bring it in! You never know until you ask.

Need a letter, have a question? Get More Information Here.


Remember to keep reading and recording!!
This event will last throughout the month of March — students will have the entire month to read books and find sponsors. We hope children will be reading new books, increasing literacy skills and increasing their vocabulary. This is also an opportunity for children to help raise money for the programs they love in school! Thank you in advance for your enthusiastic participation!


Morning Bake Sale Policy
Please take note of our new school policy regarding sweets in the classroom – Students MAY NOT bring hot chocolate or baked goods purchased at bake sales or anywhere else into their classrooms in the morning. If parents choose to purchase sweets for their child in the morning they must finish it in the schoolyard or cafeteria before going upstairs to their classrooms. Thanks for your cooperation.


Lost and Found
Are you missing a water bottle, a glove or your favorite hat or pullover?
Check out the photos below. The lost and found boxes and rack are full. They are located on the west side of the space in the main lobby. Please be sure to claim any lost items that belong to you. We will pack everything up to share with Goodwill on Thursday before Spring Break. Thank you for taking the time to look through items.

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New York Family Camp Fairs Coming Up: Register Now
Meet Dozens of Day and Sleep-away Camps at Camp Fairs 03/12, 25 & 26


8th Annual School Wellness Poster Contest Now Open
Show What School Wellness Looks Like!
The entry deadline is Friday, March 24.
Schools with winning entries in the artwork/photography and video categories will receive prizes valued at up to $500. For More Information, click here.


Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 12.
Remember to turn your clocks ahead. Have a lovely weekend.

All best wishes,