EVCS Weekly • Winter Recess! Dec 24 – Jan 1

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

It was a packed house on Wednesday morning at the Festival of Lights – all of our kids were shining bright! A big shout out to Terry for a wonderful performance with every class and for the continued staff support around this event! Thank you also to our family band for bringing it once again!

In case you missed the Festival Performances, A big thanks you to Bonnie, (Neil and Ivan’s mom), for sharing these files with all of us! FOL photos and videos for everyone to enjoy!

Let’s check out what is happening this weekend and upon our return…

January Menus



December 24, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Winter Recess, School is Closed



Wednesday, January 2
School resumes! See you in the yard at 8:00 a.m. for 8:30 arrival!

Monday, January 7
School Wide Morning Meeting and Bake Sale!
Bake Sale hosted 2nd Grade 8:00 a.m. In the Yard
SWMM hosted By 4th Grade 8:50 a.m. In the Auditorium

Monday, January 21
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)

Wednesday, January 23
PA General Meeting
8:30 a.m. in the cafeteria
December Minutes



Wednesday, February 13
No School for PreK
All other grades have a regular school day!

Sunday, March 3
Battle of the D1 Family Bands
EVCS’ Family Band welcomes anyone interested in joining. Rehearsals have started. Contact Principal Bradley. In addition to the battle, the Family Band plays it’s big live show at our Spring Gala. Horns, Voices, Keys, enthusiasm, fun…


L Train Affinity Group at EVCS

If you would like to be added to this L Train Group to discuss plans during the train shut-down, please reach out to communityaction@evcsnyc.org.


This Weekend

Sunday, December 23
EVCS Chess Play Date, K-5
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Boris & Horton, 195 Avenue A
(FYI: Boris & Horton allow puppies & dogs in the lounge)
For details click here!


Family Events

December 14 – December 30
Jack and the Beanstalk
ABRONS ARTS CENTER • Henry Street Settlement
466 Grand Street
A cute video trailer click here!

Saturday January 13
The NY Theremin Society presents: Theremin Workshop for Children 7+
FRIDMAN Gallery, soho 11.30 a.m.
For more information & to rsvp

Movie Night/Date Night Fundraiser
Coming Up in January! Stay tuned for details!

Support NYC DOE Sustainability Initiatives – 2019 Earth Day Challenge
Students are invited to participate in supporting S’well’s effort to minimize single-use plastic bottle consumption, by showcasing the beauty of a waste-free world through art and story. Participants submit their most inspired and original art and design for a chance to have it featured as part of S’well’s 2019 Earth Day programming. 100% of proceeds from the sale of the 2019 S’ip by S’well Earth Day bottle will go to support the NYC Department of Education’s sustainability initiatives. Deadline is January 14, 2019
For more information and submission form, view here or see attached.



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D1 Family Resource Center Events


Have a joyful winter break and a happy, healthy new year.
See you back in the yard on Wednesday, January 2, 2019!

Let recess begin!

All best wishes,