EVCS Weekly Feb 11-15

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Our phones are back up and working – please use 212 982 0682.

The Pre-K application for children born in 2015 is open now, and the deadline to apply is March 15, 2019. Click here to apply to Pre-K by Friday, March 15

The cold season is not over! Please play it safe and be sure your child is prepared to be outdoors. And, remember to label personal items.
Stay Healthy
Cover your Cough
Flu guide for parents
Additional Flu Info

Let’s see what’s coming up next week and important dates to save…

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Next Week

Monday, February 11
School Wide Morning Meeting and Bake Sale!
Bake Sale hosted by Kindergarten 8:00 a.m. In the Yard
SWMM hosted by 4th Grade 8:50 a.m. In the Auditorium

Tuesday, February 12
Parent Workshop – Math in Grades K-5 at EVCS
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dinner and childcare provided!
RSVP with your child’s details and contact info!

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

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February

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

Monday, February 25
Reading Olympics will Kick Off
Details will come home in back packs!

Tuesday, February 26
Early Childhood Literacy Workshop
5:30 – 7:30 p.m
Pizza provided for kids who attend & free picture book for all families!
RSVP

Wednesday, February 27
General Parent Association Meeting 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Featuring A Talk About Testing with Bradley • In the Auditorium
Merchandise will be for sale at the meeting. Show your EVCS spirit!
RSVP for Childcare here. Hope to see you there.

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March

Sunday, March 3
Battle of the D1 Family Bands at the Bowery Ballroom!

Monday, March 4
School Wide Morning Meeting and Bake Sale!

Wednesday, March 6 Save the Date
Screening of Backpack Full of Cash
For More about the film click here. 
Details and RSVP to follow.

Friday, March 8
Join us for “Music Man”
Presented by Child’s Play NY featuring EVCS Students!
Friends and Families Welcome
5:00 p.m. in the Auditorium

Monday, March 11 – 15
Parent Teacher Conference Week

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SAVE THE DATES

• Annual Spring Gala Saturday, April 6
• Family Dance Workshop Friday, May 10
• FleaVCS Saturday, May 18

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SNEAK A PEEK AT THE SUMMER CAMP ONLINE AUCTION

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New EVCS After School Programs

Chess at EVCS
Join us at the EVCS Chess Club on Mondays! The spring session for the EVCS Chess Club will commence on Monday, February 25th.
Register online here at chessquarter.com
and inquires at admin@chessquarter.com.

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

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• 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

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Family

Library HotSpot
Parents and guardians of NYC public school kids can be eligible for FREE Wi-Fi at home through The New York Public Library’s Library HotSpot program, designed for patrons without home internet.
Who is Eligible?

Saturday, February 9
The Museum of the City of New York
Family Events

Sunday, February 10
EVCS Chess Play Date, Pre-K to 5
The Roost, 222 Av B, 1-3- to 3-30
Chess resources and playdate details, click here.

Monday, February 11
Theatre for the New City – Arts-in-Education
A free After School Program for 8-12-year-olds
Learn acting, improvisation, 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.

NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival 2019 will be showcasing the best new films for ages 3-18. To save $3 on tickets use our discount code, simply:
Go to http://nyicff.org/tickets/ Enter code SCHD19 Purchase tickets. Voila! Save $3 off each ticket you purchase! 2019 Program

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
Saturday, March 16 at 11:00 a.m.
The Ugly Duckling
Ages 4+ More Info.

Saturday, March 23 at 11:00 a.m.
The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar SystemAges 4+ More Info.
Family 10 packs are available – bringing the ticket prices down to $13 each. For More Info • (212) 220 – 1460 • info@tribecapac.org

East Village Camps to explore

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We still need your help to advocate for 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
https://www1.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/bicyclists/cityrack-suggest.shtml

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D1 Family Resource Center Events

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CALENDAR

Remember you can always check the calendar for EVCS events.
View full calendar in a new window.
Or subscribe to the calendar in your own calendar application
when you visit the web site.

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Have a great weekend. See you on Monday!

All best wishes,
James