EVCS Weekly Jan 21 – 25

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

It was a great week at EVCS!
Take a peek into the Joy of Learning – happening Wednesday at the assembly with Jazz at Lincoln Center! Swing dancing to live Jazz.

Our main line is still not working and we are not sure when it will be back up.
Please use this number until further notice 212-844-4900 –
Dial 3 to reach the main office at EVCS.

Let’s see what’s happening next week…


This Weekend

Sunday, January 20
EVCS Chess Play Date, K-5
The Roost, 222 Av B, 1-3- to 3-30
More Details


Next Week

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

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

Thursday, January 24
School Leadership Team Meeting
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. In the Library Conference Room



Monday, January 28
School Wide Morning Meeting and Bake Sale!
Bake Sale hosted by 1st Grade 8:00 a.m. In the Yard
SWMM hosted by 5th Grade 8:50 a.m. In the Auditorium

Wednesday, January 30
Electives Share – Rock Band and Clarinet Ensemble
2:00 p.m. in the auditorium

Thursday, January 31
Parent Workshop – Assessment at EVCS
Don’t wait until Parent-Teacher Conferences or NYS Testing to know how your child is doing! Find out how to monitor your child’s academic abilities throughout the year.
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in Room 413
Please RSVP by 1/25/19



Friday, February 1
Movie Night
Parent’s Night Out & Kid’s Movie Night In! Fundraiser
Select your movie by Paying First to assure availability

Tuesday, February 5
Lunar New Year (schools closed)

Tuesday, February 12
Parent Workshop – Math in Grades K-5 at EVCS
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dinner and childcare provided!

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

Monday, February 18 – Friday, February 22
Mid-Winter Break
No school all week

Tuesday, February 26
Early Childhood Literacy Workshop
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Pizza provided for kids who attend!



Sunday, March 3
Battle of the D1 Family Bands
EVCS’s Family Band welcomes anyone interested in joining! Rehearsals have started, so contact Bradley if interested in joining!


• CEC 2019 Elections •
Your Voice, Your District, Your City
Apply for an Education Council seat starting February 14, 2019!

For More Information, visit schools.nyc.gov/Run to learn more about the CEC and how your voice and support can help make a difference in our schools in District 1. Parents may nominate themselves beginning 2/14 at NYCParentLeaders.org



Monday, February 11
Theatre fo rthe New City – Arts-in-Education
A free After School Program for 8-12 year olds
Learn: acting, inprovisation, songwriting, playwriting, dance, and creative movement, juggling and clowning. For more information contact Juan Villegas by calling or texting: 646-479-6081; by email at aie@theaterforthenewcity.net or stop by the theater. Space is limited.

Thursday, January 17
Free Workshop
Zen Parenting: When to Relax, When to React, What to Do
NYU Child Study Center
6:30 – 7:30 pm One Park Avenue, 7th Floor
Register Here

Spring After School on Fridays: Theater Arts Opportunity at EVCS
Open to EVCS students in 2nd-5th grade
Fridays (3/15-6/14) until 4:45 p.m. $540 for the 12 week session,
including a performance for families and friends!
Child’s Play NY is an education company that ignites artistry in kids through theater programs. This performance will be The Magic Tree House: Knight at Dawn Kids. Check out the website for video, testimonials and more.
To Register: Click Here
Please note this is a private, direct link.
Reach out to the Operations Manager Emily with any questions: emily@childsplayny.com



You may have some questions like, ‘I’ve never been to the Gala before, what kind of items are you looking for?’ You can find answers in our FAQ page and if you don’t find what you are looking for, drop us an email at parents@evcsnyc.org. Your questions will be answered super quick. Promise.





We need Bike Racks

The NYC Dept of Transportation has a portal for requesting sidewalk mounted bike racks. We are encouraging any and all folks to make a request for bike racks to be installed on 12th street. Below is a link for the massive-EVCS-parents-bike-racks-request from NYC DOT:
Building is 610 East 12th Street, Manhattan


D1 Family Resource Center Events



Remember you can always check the calendar for EVCS events.
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when you visit the web site.


Enjoy the long weekend – be safe and enjoy the snow!
See you on Tuesday!

Warm regards,