EVCS Weekly Dec 23 – 27

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

It was great to see many of you at the Festival of Lights this week!
A huge shout out to Terry, our magical music instructor for sharing his talent and skill for this annual event! FOL Pictures and Video Clips here compliments of Bonnie Yu, Ivan’s mom. Thank you Bonnie!

Let’s see what happens next and upon our return in the new year…

REMINDER
There is no school on Monday, December 23. The DOE School Calendar was updated and the Winter Recess will be from December 23 – Wednesday, January 1.

Next Week

Monday, December 23 – Wednesday, January 1
No School for Winter Break

Coming up in January

Thursday, January 2
School resumes

Monday, January 13
School-Wide Morning Meeting (SWMM) hosted by 3rd grade 8:50 – 9:15 a.m.
Enter through the Auditorium doors at 8:50.
Bake Sale hosted by Kindergarten Classes in the yard, 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Kindergarten Admissions

Current EVCS Prek Families need to apply to Kindergarten in order to be considered for a spot next year. Children born in 2015 should apply to kindergarten this year for the 2020-21 school year. The kindergarten application period will begin on December 11, 2019. The deadline to submit an application is January 21, 2020. All families who apply by the deadline will receive a kindergarten offer in April.

As in previous years, families can apply to Kindergarten in three ways, online at MySchools, over the phone by calling 718-935-2009, or in person at a Family Welcome Center.

The Kindergarten and Gifted & Talented Admission Guides were delivered to schools and other DOE offices.

SAVE THE DATES for 2020

Friday, January 17
Movie Night is Back!
Hosted by 5th Grade. Space will be limited!
Details and RSVP links with titles coming up after winter break!

Monday, January 20
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – no school

Wednesday, January 22
PA General Meeting. 8:50 – 10:00 a.m. In the Auditorium

January Menus

Breakfast / Lunch

SchoolFood Feed Your Mind Menu Apps: OS or Android

Please be sure to remind your kids to DRINK MORE WATER as a daily habit and to fill up your bottles at lunch using the refill bottle station in the cafeteria. Write your child’s name and EVCS on the water bottles.

ACTS OF WARMTH

New York Cares

Donate Coats: Have some coats to give? Donate them at one of the public drop-off locations or at their warehouse!
Purchase Coats: Every $20 buys a brand-new coat for a New Yorker in need.
Check out our donation page or text COAT to 474747

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Family Resources & Events – Save the Dates

Free Museum Days
American Folk Art Museum, Getting in is always free.
The Jewish Museum, Free all-day Saturday
The Frick Collection, First Friday of every month, 6 – 9 p.m.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Pay what you wish, Sat, 6–9 p.m.
Brooklyn Museum, First Saturday of every month, 5 – 11 p.m.
New Museum, First Saturdays for Families are free.

School Theatre Ticket Program
For Select Performances Now Through January 8, 2020, Save up to 35%
Use the Code: SCHTIX www.schooltix.com

Friday, January 17
Movie Night at EVCS. Parents Night Out! Details & links to follow.
5th Grade Fundraiser!

Saturday, January 18
Martin Luther King Jr Day Chess Tournament
PS11M, 321 W 20th Street
Free! Details and registration available now at:
Registration Link

Friday, February 7
Movie Night at EVCS. Parents Night Out! Details & links to follow.
5th Grade Fundraiser!

Sunday, May 17
First East River District 1 Spring Chess Championship
Free, details at https://chessquarter.com/chess-tournaments
Registration opens in March.

EVCS Core Values

Social Action • Kindness • Joy of Learning • Self Awareness • Inclusion

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EVCS School Website

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

Visit the Principal’s Corner located on our website to view the previous
School-Wide Morning Meeting messages here.

Do you ever wonder what happens at the PA meetings?
Parent Association Minutes

What is the SLT? School Leadership Team

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Wishing everyone a wonderful winter break and a happy, healthy New Year!
See you on Thursday, January 2, 2020!

All best wishes,
James

James Bromberg, Parent Coordinator
JamesPC@evcs.me / 212 982 0682 Ext 2053
Website/School Calendar: evcsnyc.org

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A packed house at Festival of Lights this week!