Reminder: Tomorrow, March 7 Safety at EVCS

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Dear EVCS Parents and Guardians,

All are welcome and encouraged to join Bradley, Liz and some of our teachers for an open forum discussion on Wednesday, March 7th after drop off in the auditorium. We will begin at 8:50 a.m.

We will discuss a range of things, including our safety protocols, ways that we talk to students about current events and safety in school, our school position on upcoming walkouts and other demonstrations in response to school shootings, and whatever else is on your mind related to safety.

Complimentary Coffee and Tea

Hope to see you there.

James

EVCS Weekly March 5 – 9

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Hello March! It’s hard to believe we are here already! Please remember to sign up with you child’s teachers: Parent Teacher Conferences are coming up in two weeks. Reports will be in backpacks on Wednesday!

March Menus
Breakfast
Lunch

General PA Minutes (February 2018)
Previous Minutes may be found at evcsnyc.org

Join us for EVCS Weekend Events!

Saturday, March 3
Performance and Interactive Dance Workshop for Parents & Children
Hosted by Notes in Motion,
Click here, to review the flyer with more information.

Sunday, March 4
District 1 Battle of the Family Bands
Doors Open at 4:00 p.m. Bands Begin at 4:30
This event is a fundraiser, and any proceeds in excess of the basic operations cost for the venue will be distributed evenly between the PA/PTAs of all four schools participating. We hope to see you there!

The Bowery Ballroom 6 Delancey St, New York, NY
Get Tickets Here, at the door or ask me in the yard!

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EVCS Weekly Feb 26 – Mar 2

Dear Parents and Guardians,

It’s been another bustling week at EVCS. Before we leave to recharge our batteries over Mid-Winter Break, mark your calendars with all of the important dates. Here is what’s happening at school beyond the break:

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Next Week

Friday, February 16 – Friday, February 23
Mid-Winter Recess – No School

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Coming Up After Break

Monday, February 26
School Resumes
“FleaVCS” / Earth Day Planning Committee Meeting
Parents interested in getting involved please meet after drop-off.
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. In the Cafeteria

Friday, March 2
Mid-Year Reports go home – check your child’s backpack!

Saturday, March 3
Performance and Interactive Dance Workshop for Parents & Children
Click here, to review the flyer with more information.
Hosted by Notes in Motion
Please RSVP Here!

Sunday, March 4
District 1 Battle of the Family Bands
4:30 p.m. at The Bowery Ballroom
Secure Your Ticket Here and Now!

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EVCS Weekly Feb 12 – 15

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

We had another great week at EVCS. Thank you, PreK and K teachers and families for participating in the Early Childhood Literacy Workshop! The turn out was terrific. Next week is short, with no school on Friday.

The flu is definitely going around – so we ask everyone to go over some simple steps with your kids Simple Steps to Keep Children Healthy… and remind them that healthy habits and washing hands are important preventative steps.

Let’s take a look at next week and see what is coming up after the break:

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Next Week

Tuesday, February 13
Parent Pilates Donation Based Class
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in the movement room (Room 412)

Building Wide Wellness Meeting
Water fountain replacement project featuring former DEP Deputy Commissioner
Open to all interested parents and staff.
8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in the Library or Cafeteria (group-size dependent)

Wednesday, February 14
Electives Share
4th & 5th graders in the EVCS Rock Band and Clarinet Ensemble perform
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. in the Auditorium

Thursday, February 15
SLT Meeting
3:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. Library Conference Room, 4th Floor

Friday, February 16
Lunar New Year – No School

Monday, February 19 – Friday, February 23
Mid-Winter Recess – No School

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EVCS Weekly Feb 5 – 9

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Math Night was a big success! Thank you for coming out to play games and thank you to the volunteers! We couldn’t have done it without you.

Friendly reminder: School ends at 2:50. Please arrive on time to meet your child.

February Menus
Breakfast
Lunch

Let’s look ahead to what else is happening at EVCS…

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Next Week

Monday, February 5 – Friday, February 9
Black Lives Matter Week of Action

Monday, February 5
Bake Sale 8:00 – 8:50 a.m. Hosted by 5th Grade

SWMM 8:50 – 9:15 a.m. Hosted by PreK

PreK & K Workshop about Reading and Writing
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in Rooms 204 and 202
Join Clara and Evelyn for an engaging workshop with your child!
Learn how your child is growing as a reader and writer and ways
you can support their learning at home. We’ll have fun activities to do with your child and all families will take home a great story book to read together as well.
If you did not already RSVP but are still interested, please email Liz at ewanttaja@schools.nyc.gov

Wednesday, February 7
No School for Pre-K students!

Friday, February 9
Kids Movie Night / Parents Night Out!
$25 Dollars per child. All proceeds benefit the EVCS Parent Association.
5:30-8:00 p.m. To RSVP & Buy TICKETS, click here.
Space will be limited. Questions? Contact Sharon Blumenkranz at sblumenkranz@gmail.com

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EVCS Weekly Jan 29 – Feb 2

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

The bakes sales are getting better all the time! If you haven’t been involved with one yet, reach out to your class parents and find out when your class will be hosting!

The Family Math Games Night with our partner Mathnasium is coming up – please be sure to RSVP below and if you can volunteer we still need a few parent hands on deck to host tables! Thanks in advance and we hope to see you there!

Please note: All EVCS scooters and bikes should be parked behind the black gate near the stairs in the schoolyard. Scooters and bikes should not be kept in the school lobby – please park in the yard. Thank you.

And please reminder to pass by the lost and found for missing items. It is located in the main lobby and seem to fill up quickly during the winter months.

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Next Week

Tuesday, January 30
Pilates Mat class following drop off.
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in the movement room (Room 412)
on the 4th floor.

Wednesday, January 31
EVCS and Mathnasium Family Math Games Night!
Pizza at 5:00 p.m.
Games from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. PLEASE RSVP HERE
Learn and play math games with your child(ren) at EVCS
for a fun family night together! SEE FLYER
Parents we need more hands on deck to make this a success
Please sign up here to help out at Family Math Game Night!

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EVCS Weekly Jan 22 – Jan 26

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

It’s the end of another great week at EVCS!

We had two reports of Lice this week. We encourage folks to let teachers know if you have an encounter so we may remind everyone to be vigilant when it comes to lice. If you notice your child scratching their head more than usual, this could be a sign. Click here to read more about what to do and how to deter the critters.

There is more fun coming up next week including a Parent Workshop, back by popular demand: Meet Eric, our new PE instructor next Tuesday (January 23) following drop-off and learn how to “Keep Kids Active”. Details below!

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Next Week

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EVCS Weekly Jan 15 – Jan 19

Dear Parents and Guardians,

It was an action-packed week! Next week is short and full. We have our book discussion coming up with parents and staff, and back by popular demand, a Workshop for Parents! Eric, our PE teacher, will be presenting some terrific activities to do with your kids indoors this winter to keep everyone moving. Let’s get the details and mark our calendars!

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This Week

Monday, January 15
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
We tried to screen Martin Luther King Jr.’s amazing I Have a Dream speech at School-Wide Morning Meeting this week, but due to technical problems were unable to. Please watch it with your children and enjoy the day.

Tuesday, January 16
Pilates Mat Class
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in the movement room (Room 412) on the 4th floor.
LuAnn, EVCS parent, and certified Pilates instructor has 14 years of teaching experience in the Joseph Pilates technique. The class is a series of core strengthening and muscle lengthening exercises. No prior experience necessary. The suggested donation is $10. ALL proceeds go to the EVCS PA.

Wednesday, January 17
Book discussion about The New Jim Crow
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
(If you’re looking to borrow a book, ask if your child’s teacher
has a copy to loan!)

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EVCS Weekly Jan 8 – Jan 12

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

I’m so excited for the many parent workshops coming up, a book discussion with Bradley, a family fun math night, and more movie nights at EVCS! Welcome to 2018!

Our cookbook committee is rallying all of you to share a favorite recipe with us for the EVCS cookbook! The goal is to have the book ready for the Multicultural Potluck Share – but we need your recipes!

Also, there is a stomach-bug going around school. If your child has any symptoms, please keep them home until you are certain they are no longer contagious. A Guide for Parents about the Flu.

Let’s check out what we have to look forward to!

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January Monthly Menus
Breakfast
Lunch

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