EVCS Weekly Sept 17-21

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

It was a short week but a good week!

Remember schools are closed next week on Wednesday, September 19th for Yom Kippur.

We follow the NYC Department of Education calendar, available at:
DOE School Calendar 2018-19
School events and schedule changes are listed on our website calendar:


Next Week:

Wednesday, September 19
Schools Closed, Yom Kippur

Thursday, September 20:
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-only event.


Coming up:

Monday, September 24:
School Wide Morning Meeting 8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
In the auditorium

Wednesday, September 26:
First General Parent Association Meeting 8:45 a.m.
In the cafeteria.

Thursday, September 27:
First School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting 3:30 p.m.
In the library conference room



Monday After School at EVCS 2:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Grades 1-5
With Chess Instructor Stephanie B. at EVCS
For More Information See the Flyer
Starts: Monday, September 24, 2018
Ends: Monday, February 11, 2018
Register Online



If you are eligible to use the yellow school bus, please register here ASAP.

And if your child is eligible for a MetroCard and has not yet picked one up, please see Sharon in the main office, Room 205.

If you have any questions about yellow school bus transportation or student MetroCards, please contact Sharon at sblumenkranz@schools.nyc.gov.

And if you haven’t already, CLICK HERE to complete the DISMISSAL SURVEYfor all of your children by Sunday, 9/16. We need to know how your child is being dismissed every day. If you have any questions, please contact Liz at ewanttaja@schools.nyc.gov.


Contact Information

School Address
East Village Community School
610 E 12th St. NY, NY 10009
Main Office: Room 205, Second Floor
School Telephone: 212 982 0682

General School Hours
Arrival 8:30 a.m.
Dismissal 2:50 p.m.

Attendance Questions – Freddy Robayo, (School Aide Room 205)

Metro Cards or Bussing Questions – Sharon Blumenkranz (Secretary Room 205) sblumenkranz@schools.nyc.gov

Medically Related Questions – Mavis Acquaye (Nurse Room 213)
Macquaye@health.nyc.gov Call 212 982 0682, select 2 for the Nurse.

General Questions – James Bromberg (Parent Coordinator Room 205)
I am happy to answer via phone, email or in person.
You can find me every morning at 8:30 a.m. in Room 205.
Call 212 982 0682, select 1 or Ext 2053. Email: JamesPC@evcs.me


2018-2019 School Year Calendar

View the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year, including key dates and parent-teacher conference dates.
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September Monthly Menus
Alternative Lunch


Thank you in advance for helping us get off to a great start!
Here’s looking forward to a great year! Enjoy your weekend.

We will see you in the yard on Monday!

All best wishes,