EVCS Weekly June 24-26 Last days of School!

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Despite the rain, these kids had a blast on Tuesday this week with games, wacky hair and hat day, and swapping classrooms for fun with buddies.

We are winding down another amazing year!
Let’s see what the last 3 days of school will look like…

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LAST DAYS OF SCHOOL

Monday, June 24

Pride Day at EVCS!
In celebration of Pride Month, a group of LGBTQ parents from EVCS are hosting a dedicated bake sale on Monday, June 24th. All proceeds go to an LGBTQ charity, New Alternatives Thank you in advance for the support!

REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR RAINBOWS!

Throughout the day. there will be classroom readings of this year’s school-wide book, Stonewall by Rob Sanders. For younger audiences, we will bring out the Pride Book again this year, a picture book on Harvey Milk.

Tuesday, June 25
Final day for Green Apple Kids (GAK) after-school programming.

Wednesday, June 26
Last Day For All Students. Early Dismissal. Pick up will be at 11:30 a.m.
Please be sure to pick up your child promptly at 11:30 a.m.

EVCS Weekly June 17 – 21

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

It was great to see many of you out at the Open House Monday!

Reminder:
Tonight Friday, June 14
Join us for the production of Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn KIDS
The performance will start at 5:00 p.m. Doors open at 4:45!
An adaptation of the second of Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning fantasy adventure books from the Magic Tree House book series!
Hope to see you there!

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THIS WEEKEND

Saturday, June 15
EVCS Nature Hike
Eric, our wonderful P.E. Teacher, is inviting all interested families to join him on a hike through Inwood Park on Saturday, June 15th at 10 a.m. The hike is relatively easy and should take about 2 hours. Inwood Park is easily accessible by public transportation by taking the A train uptown to the Dyckman Street Subway station.
More information on Inwood Park can be found here – https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/inwood-hill-park

If you are interested in joining the hike, please fill out the contact form here: – Contact Form. Hope to hear from you!

Sunday, June 16
Juneteenth Celebration
Free Event, All ages Welcome. Festivities begin at 12 Noon.
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. Juneteenth is a commemoration of African-American heritage, and a celebration of self-development and respect for all cultures. Music, food, poetry, readings and art projects … Rivington St. Between Chrystie & Forsythe. http://www.mkgarden.org

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EVCS Weekly June 10 – 14

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are reminding children to wash their hands frequently and use hand sanitizer when a sink isn’t available. We have had a few extra high fevers recently and while specific classrooms may be reaching out we want to remind everyone to pay attention to take care of ourselves. In general, during this busy time of year, remember to get enough rest and drink plenty of water. Please send a labeled water bottle with your child every day. Remember – stay healthy, everyone!

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Monthly Menus for June
Breakfast
Lunch

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THIS WEEKEND

Saturday, June 8
Food and Music Festival
Hosted by Tompkins Square Middle School 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
In the School Yard 4th Street / Ave B
Share the Flyer!

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EVCS Parent Association End-of-the-Year Updates

Hello EVCS Families,

We’re in the final stretch now. Happy June to everybody!

Before I get to the meat of it… Tomorrow June 3rd is the last School Wide Morning Meeting of the year! Last chance to hear the SWMM Family band and sing along with the kids, loud and proud, until next fall. Plus tomorrow will be a celebration of two of our beloved teachers who are retiring this year, Roberta and Georga. Super Special SWMM to be at, if you can.  And yes there will be a bake sale.

We held our last General PA meeting of the Year on May 23rd. Thank you to all who came! Congratulations to Bob dad of Julian who won our attendance raffle ($20 from Trader Joe’s) Whoot Whoot! 

We elected our 2019-20 Executive officers. 

Congratulations and Thank you to all who will be joining the Executive board next year:

Co Presidents: Choresh Wald and Heather Hubbs
Co Treasurers: Carol Yoon and Wes Henderson
Co Secretary: Travis Fox (and Position Available!)
Co Vice Presidents: Catharine Lyons and Yuri Omelchenko

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EVCS Weekly June 3 – 7

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Welcome, June! The Open House & Art Show is Monday, June 10th. As we begin looking ahead, come in for a chance to visit next year’s classrooms and view visual artwork created by every student! Let’s get more details below.

REMINDERS:
Please be sure to pick up any Gala Items or Star Art Prints in Room 205.
If you are missing bake sale pans containers or trays – please remember to stop by Room 205 to claim them too!

Please remember to stop by the office and see Freddy if you arrive late.

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EVCS Weekly May 27 – 31

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

For those who may have missed the 2019 FLeaVCS
including the big fish reveal or you simply want to see it again, check it out here. A huge shout out to PA President Catharine Lyons for spearheading this work of art-puppet and to all of the volunteer artists who participated to make it a reality! We hope to see the family of fish grow next year!

Students are enjoying the end of year projects, class trips, and school events. Be sure to check in with teachers for final shares dates!

If anyone is interested in becoming a class parent next year, please join us Friday, June 14th for a meeting and celebration around the class parent role following drop off in the yard! I hope to see you there!

Next week is a four day week, and we have an eager and determined team of parents hoping to pull together a Spring issue of the EVCS School Newspaper! Remind your child that this is not school work, this is a student-driven initiative. Without student news, there is no paper! If your child has an article to submit please send it along to us here with the Subject: EVCS Spring News and I will share it with the Team! Any event recap, reporting on class work, shares or trips are welcome and encouraged. We accept short stories, poetry, visual art, and photographic images too!

Let’s get more details about next week and beyond…

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