EVCS Weekly Feb 26 – Mar 2

Dear Parents and Guardians,

It’s been another bustling week at EVCS. Before we leave to recharge our batteries over Mid-Winter Break, mark your calendars with all of the important dates. Here is what’s happening at school beyond the break:


Next Week

Friday, February 16 – Friday, February 23
Mid-Winter Recess – No School


Coming Up After Break

Monday, February 26
School Resumes
“FleaVCS” / Earth Day Planning Committee Meeting
Parents interested in getting involved please meet after drop-off.
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. In the Cafeteria

Friday, March 2
Mid-Year Reports go home – check your child’s backpack!

Saturday, March 3
Performance and Interactive Dance Workshop for Parents & Children
Click here, to review the flyer with more information.
Hosted by Notes in Motion
Please RSVP Here!

Sunday, March 4
District 1 Battle of the Family Bands
4:30 p.m. at The Bowery Ballroom
Secure Your Ticket Here and Now!


Monday, March 5
EVCS First Annual InterGrade Chess Tournament
A Champion will be crowned! 2nd Grade – 5th Grade Students
Check for an email from Eric or sign up here to participate!


Monday, March 12
Bake Sale
Hosted by 3rd Grade
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. In the Yard

Hosted by 4th Grade
8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. In the Auditorium

Monday, March 12 – Friday, March 16
Parent Teacher Conference Week – sign up with your child’s teacher!
The annual Parent Surveys will be given out at Conferences – Deadline is March 23

Thursday, March 15
Early Dismissal at 11:30 a.m.


Saturday, March 24
Parent Math Morning Workshop – Details and RSVP coming soon!


Pre-K Applications for the 2018-19 School Year

If you have a child born in 2014, apply for Pre-K by Friday, March 30th!**
Applications are open now, and continue through the end of next month.
Click HERE for more info and to apply.


Open House Week at EVCS After School

Monday, March 5 – Friday, March 9
MMCC EVCS After School
Please visit the EVCS After School Progam on Site!
All parents are invited to visit the after-school program at EVCS to observe classes! Click here for a Schedule including locations and demonstrations.The open enrollment policy allows you to sign up for a class any time, contingent upon availability.

EVCS After School

The Regular Semester of EVCS After School Classes will end Thursday, June 14. After School Childcare (June 18-22) will be available for an additional fee. Please be sure to request this service if needed.

After School Care will be NOT be provided at EVCS on the last 2 days of the school year, Monday, June 25 or Tuesday, June 26.


EVCS Summer Camp Auction!

It’s never too early to plan for summer!

To review items & start bidding, go to: EVCSNYC.ORG/ONLINE-AUCTION

In order to retain 100% of the proceeds we are using the EVCS website for bidding. You will need to log-in with WordPress to participate, once you create your profile you will be redirected to the page where you can place your bid.


Calling For Spring Gala Donations

Saturday, April 28
15th Annual EVCS Spring Gala
Start moving those auction items in our direction! Gala FAQ’s
Our biggest, most glamorous fundraising event of the year is coming up fast and we hope to collect all different types of donations!
HOW YOU CAN HELP: Click here to learn more…
If everyone could donate one great item, we would have more than enough to run an amazing silent auction!


STUDENT Poster Contest!
2018-19 NYC DOE Energy Conservation – For More Details Click Here!
Deadline: Friday, March 9, 2018.
All entries must be submitted with a completed and signed Release Form. Questions? Contact James.


FINAL CALL: Student News!

Take time over break to send us your persuasive essays. Send a letter or story directly to the paper! Please remember to include student’s name, class, and teacher. Please send submissions to: studentnews@evcs.me


COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER: Support EVCS Any Sunday at Char!
Get 20% off your bill at Char Sue or opt to donate the discount to the EVCS Parent Association. Char Sue (http://charsue.com) is an EVCS parent-owned restaurant that serves modern Asian cuisine. This fundraiser is open to all local residents, so tell your neighbors and spread the word!

NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival 2018 starts next week!
For More Information, click here!
To save a little on tickets with a discount code, simply go to http://nyicff.org/tickets/
Enter code SCHD18 and.. Voila! Save $3 off each ticket.


Looking for things to do over the Break?

Studio Arts Camp at Apple Village Arts
For further information: please contact the Studio: lavalleezee@gmail.com
Click HERE for the AVA website.

Maker State at Seward Park
Mid Winter Break Coding Camp
February 19th – 23rd Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm
Seward Park Co-op / Limited Seating Available / More Info

Weeksville Weekends Every second Saturday of the month Weeksville Weekends offers a free community day. There are art workshops, tours of the Historic Hunterfly Road Houses, self-care sessions, and live performances.

Cooper Hewitt Museum
Explore their website here– to learn about their free walk-in events

Sunday, February 25
The Paul Taylor Foundation invites us to join a free performance at
551 Grand Street by the Taylor Teen Ensemble and Taylor 2
Free Tickets Here


So stay healthy and have a safe and enjoyable break.
See you when we get back!

All best wishes,