Reading Olympics Certificates and Prizes coming home

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Hi Everyone,

Certificates and prizes for all participants of the 2018 Reading Olympics have been given to teachers and either came home or are on their way. In a few days, if your child participated and did NOT receive a prize baggie, please email me, Allison Gordon, at aleegordon@gmail.com and let me know! Thank you so much to everyone who participated in this event. We are so proud of all of our readers, and together we raised over $9000 for our school!

Keep reading,

Allison
aleegordon@gmail.com

Last Chance to buy 2018 Gala’s Auction Items

Hi All,

We have all hopefully heard by now that our Gala and Silent Auction was a huge success. While most of the 150+ items were bid on and bought that night, a choice few remain unsold.

This is your chance to buy them now, at their starting bid price.

Email parents@evcsnyc.org with your full name, the ID number of the item you want and the best contact method for you to claim your prize. The first email received will win the item.

All proceeds go to the school and the great stuff going on here!

Click here for available items catalog

Thank you,
The Event and Gala Team

Final week of the READING OLYMPICS!

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I hope you are all enjoying your spring break. If you stayed local, it doesn’t feel much like spring today, but it’s a great day to curl up with a book.

This is the last week to complete those reading logs and get donations from sponsors. We will be collecting all your envelopes from teachers as soon as we return from break. Remember to try and complete the PRINCIPAL’S CHALLENGE for reading diverse books by diverse authors. (There is a special prize for you if you do!)

And remember, if you are not with family and friends this week, you can email them THIS LINK to get donations online.

Thanks, everyone and Happy Reading!

Allison Gordon (mom of Elias- 4th grade)
aleegordon@gmail.com

READING OLYMPICS WEEK 3!

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Hi EVCS families!

We are now entering our third week of the Reading Olympics. I hope your kids are all excited about reading and filling out their logs and getting sponsors. Remember to look at the Principal’s Challenge about diversity in our book choices. There are special prizes for anyone who completes the Principal’s Challenge!

Reaching out to family and friends online is a great way to get sponsors. Here is the link for online donations.

Happy Reading,
Allison Gordon (mom of Elias- 4th grade)
aleegordon@gmail.com

Last Chance: This Sunday – Community Nights at Char Sue

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Dear All,

We are so excited to let you know about a new way to support our school AND a recommendation for a great new restaurant!

On Sunday Nights, get 20% off your bill at Char Sue or opt to donate the discount to the EVCS Parent Association. This fundraiser is open to all local residents, so tell your neighbors and spread the word!

Char Sue is an EVCS parent-owned restaurant that serves modern Asian Cuisine. You may have tried their food already because they donated two dishes to the EVCS Fall Ball which were crazy delicious – it was the Five Spice Short Ribs and Black Bean Pork in case you want to order it on Sunday.

Here are the rules:

1 – take 20% off or donate it to the PA
2 – open to residents of 10002, 10003 and 10009
3 – must bring proof of residence
4 – happy hour items NOT included
5 – every Sunday through March 18
6 – open at 5:30 PM

Download Flyer

Char Sue (http://charsue.com) is located at 119 Essex St between Rivington & Delancey, right across the street from Essex Market.

See you there,
Fundraising Committee

Don’t forget, tomorrow, Sunday – District 1 Battle of the Family Bands

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Hi Families,

Don’t forget, Tomorrow, Sunday (3/4) 4:30pm is the first ever District 1 Battle of the Family Bands at the Bowery Ballroom!

Our very own EVCS Family band has been practicing really hard! Come cheer on our parents and Terry and Bradley and all the District 1 schools getting up on the big Bowery stage. Proceeds will be split between the 4 participating school’s PA’s.

MC is Emily Panic. Judges; Jaleel Bunton from TV on the Radio, DJ Justine D., Nancy Whang of LCD Sound Machine and Marc Razo of the Shred for your Life Guitar Battle.

Doors open 4pm
Show starts at 4:30
$20 at the door
Adults Only 21+

See map

See you there!

The PA Exec

READING OLYMPICS 2018 IS HERE!

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READING OLYMPICS 2018 STARTS MONDAY!

Dear EVCS Families,

The winter Olympics may be over, but the EVCS READING OLYMPICS is just beginning! (for new families- the Reading Olympics is a month long read-a-thon in which kids get sponsors who will give them money for the books they read all month long)

On Monday, March 5, your children will come home with a manila envelope and the Reading Olympics sponsor sheet and reading log. On the back will be everything you need to know to help your child participate in this wonderful fundraiser that gets our kids READING! The envelope is for collecting donations. Sponsor sheets and envelopes will be collected April 9. (you can also collect donations online, btw- it’s all explained on the sheets coming home).

So please look out for the READING OLYMPICS materials coming home Monday!

Happy Reading,
Allison Gordon (mom of Elias- 4th grade)
aleegordon@gmail.com

D1 Battle of the Family Bands

Dear EVCS Family,

I really hope you’ll join us for what is guaranteed to be a memorable event. This Sunday marks the first (hopefully annual) District 1 Battle of the Family Bands at the world famous Bowery Ballroom.

There will be four schools participating in the event: The Earth School, PS 110, Orchard Collegiate Academy, and of course EVCS. We have a fantastic MC named Emily Panic (former touring member of bands Foxygen and Phenomenal Handclap band, as well as the host of Max Fish’s Sunday Roast Comedy nights), and we will have a panel of celebrity judges, TBA. The winning band will get to take home a fabulous trophy and will have District 1 bragging rights – both of which I want desperately.

The EVCS Family Band has been rehearsing and I think we have a real shot at D1 glory. The band is made up of parents Martha Hornthal, Cresta Kruger, Steve Shiffman, Brad Worrell, Kevin Colden, James Askew, PT Walkley, and Kelland Thomas, music teacher Terry Campbell, and yours truly. Come support us!

Here are the details:

Sunday, March 4, 2018
The Bowery Ballroom: 6 Delancey Street
Doors: 4pm / Show 4:30pm -7:30pm
Tickets: $20
Adults Only (21+)

You can buy tickets from James in the yard (cash only), at the venue, or with PayPal here.

We realize that 4:30 is kind of a lame time for a rock show, but Sunday night also happens to be the Oscars, and we want to make sure everyone is home in time to catch the red carpet action. And please note that this event is just for the grown ups.

The Battle of the Family Bands is a fund raiser for all of the schools involved, but more importantly it is a community building event intended to build bridges between schools in our District. And it’s going to be really fun(ny). I hope to see you there!

Bradley

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Did you click on the link?

Summer Camps Auction is continuing throughout February

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Be honest; did you click on the link? Did you see all the camps that generously donated to EVCS?
You know, it is a win-win-win situation:
• Your summer will be planned for less money.
• The PA will get more funds.
• The camps will enjoy your kids and your kids will enjoy the camps.

So, please click on the link: http://evcsnyc.org/online-auction/