EVCS Weekly, Wednesday, Dec 23

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Dear EVCS Families,

Today is Wednesday, December 23.

Each class now has a parent representative! Thanks to our volunteers for stepping up and into this important role. If you are not sure who your class parent contact is, please reach out to Nina Ablan at classparents@evcsnyc.org

Our EVCS Winter Coat Drive will extend to January 6.
There will be a table set up outside on the sidewalk Monday and Tuesday morning January 4 and 5 from 8:15 – 9:00 a.m. for anyone interested in looking through the items (or for any last-minute drop off to the collection!)
We thank you again for your generous contributions.

Now, let’s take a look at what is coming up when we return in the new year…


Returning from Break

Gates open for K-5 students at 8:20 a.m. & for PreK students at 8:45 a.m.

Monday, January 4
Cohort A
In-person School Resumes

Tuesday, January 5
Cohort A

Wednesday, January 6
Cohort B
Cohort D: Leveled Lending Library Resumes 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
All fully-remote students encouraged to pick up books each and every week!
In front of the school yard (on the sidewalk)

Thursday, January 7
Cohort A

Friday, January8
Cohort B

Save the Dates

Monday, January 18
No School – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Thursday, January 21
Deadline for Kindergarten Applications

Wednesday, January 27
PA General Meeting 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Friday, February 12
No School – Lunar New Year

February 15 – 19
Mid-Winter Break


EVCS Cohort Schedules for 2021

Cohort A

Cohort B

Cohort D


Parent Resources

Helpful technical links:
How to fix the internet on NYC DOE iPads / Cómo arreglar Internet

Report Issues you’re having with NYCDOE iPads/devices, access to applications, or other technical problems here.

Link for families to submit a device request:

Translating Google Docs
Traducción de documentos de Google

Learning Bridges After School Sites – Explore the options by borough:
You can apply anytime to find out if there is a space for your child.

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Ninth annual Big Apple Awards!
The Big Apple Awards recognize educators across the city who inspire students, model great instruction, and enrich our school community.
Learn More.


If you would like to request to view the monthly minutes from the EVCS School Leadership Team (SLT), please enter your request here.


DOE 2020-2021 Family Guide

The guide provides information and resources that families can use to support learning at home. Use the link above to access and explore the website and find resources to support your child, and view or print the Family Guide available in the 9 DOE languages


Stay up to date via 311 or other news outlets.


Find a complete list of COVID testing sites here.

Check HERE for testing wait times at each Health + Hospitals Covid Testing Site throughout the city. The times are updated hourly and are accurate accountings of how long the line is for a test. Know before you go!


https://www.foodbanknyc.org/ : they offer groceries, meals and SNAP support

https://www.invisiblehandsdeliver.com : Volunteers are delivering groceries, medications and other necessities to elderly and otherwise at risk -residents for free


Please remember to reach out with any questions.

Have a happy and safe Winter Break.

All best wishes,

James Bromberg, Parent Coordinator
East Village Community School610 East 12th Street, Room 205
New York, NY 10009(212) 982-0682 x 2053 / (605) 646-EVCS (3827)

And remember to check the DOE’s website regularly at schools.nyc.gov/returntoschool2020

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