EVCS Weekly: Friday, February 11

Dear EVCS Parents and Guardians,

It was a super energized week at EVCS – the sunshine lifted everyone’s spirit!
Our PreK & K classes had an exciting time with author and illustrator Mike Curato! A big shout out to the Author Visit Committee (Abigail, Nicole, Stephanie, Melanie, Alexis, and Natasha) and our PA for making this happen!

Our 5th grade classes are hosting a bake sale Monday before arrival and during dismissal, please come out to support them and enjoy a hot cup of cocoa, coffee or tea on the sidewalk!

Let’s take a look at next week:

Next Week

Monday, February 14 – Friday February 18
Black Lives Matter at Schools Week of Action

Monday, February 14
Valentine’s Day Bake Sale
8:00am – 8:30am and 2:45-3:15pm
Hosted by and raising funds for 5th grade events!

Tuesday, February 15
COVID Testing LabQ Van 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Register here before coming to test – bring your QR code
Find Results here:  https://labq.gomeyra.cloud/public/myreport

Wednesday, February 16
Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) Meeting, 6:00 p.m. This meeting is scheduled to be held in person, at William H. Taft Educational Campus (240 East 172nd Street, Bronx, NY 10457).  If anyone is interested in participating or has specific questions, please reach out directly to Bradley.

Book Donation Drop Off – Wednesday mornings starting 2/16 running weekly on Wednesdays until the end of March!
The PA will be collecting books to sell in March as part of the Reading Olympics! Look for the labeled cart near the gate!

Thursday, February 17
COVID Testing LabQ Van 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Register here before coming to test – bring your QR code
Find Results here:  https://labq.gomeyra.cloud/public/myreport

Friday, February 18
Mid-Year Reports go home to families

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Save the Dates

Monday, February 21 – Friday, February 26
Mid-Winter Recess, No School

Monday, February 28 – Friday, March 4
Parent Teacher Conferences!
Be sure to sign up with your child’s teacher(s)!

Wednesday, March 2
Bake & Book Sale hosted by the entire community – everyone is welcome to donate to the bake sale! Sign Up Here!  Questions reach out to Ebony at ebonya5@gmail.com.

Thursday, March 3
Half Day!  Dismissal for all students at 11:30 a.m.

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Rapid Test Kits to use prior to return following break 2/28

Next Thursday, February 17, all students will receive at-home rapid testing kits for use during the mid-winter break.  Unless your child has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days, we ask that all students use a testing kit prior to returning to our school building on Monday, February 28.  You do not need to share a negative test result to return to school, but we please ask for the health and safety of all in our building that you use the testing kits prior to taking Monday’s health screener.  If they test positive, please email attendance@evcs.me and your child’s teacher(s). And if your child will not be in school next Thursday and Friday, please let your child’s teacher know so that we can send home the testing kits early.

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The EVCS 2022 10th Annual Reading Olympics is coming up!
The PA will kick it off Friday, March 4 and it will run through April 4
Stay tuned for information going home after mid-winter recess.
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Community Wellness Program with Pace University

In an effort, to address the challenges exacerbated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Trinity Church Wall Street is partnering with Pace University’s Thomas J. McShane Center for Psychological Services to offer free counseling services for our lower Manhattan community. Interested individuals can use Trinity’s Resource Connections line to now request a referral for these services via our Community Wellness Program.
For more information or to make a request, call 917-594-6300 or email resources@trinitywallstreet.org.     English • Español • 柑桔
Essential Mental Health Skills – Child Mind Institute
Evidence-based resources
“These Simple Skills Can Make a World of Difference for Our Kids”