Time to think about Summer Camp

Dear Families.

New: Steve & Kate’s Camp.
Update: Kimama is also offering an additional $200 discount for any EVCS student. 

Here’s a sneak preview of summer-camp offers that will be auctioned during the Spring Gala, April 6.

As we all continue our efforts to reach out to more camps, there will be more to consider. Please stay tuned.


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The Deal: Five Day Passes for Steve & Kate’s Camp
Dates: June 20 – Aug 23.
Terms: Valued at $550. May only be redeemed for a single child, for summer 2019.
Ages: 4+
Location: Blue School. 241 Water St, New York, NY 10038

Need flexible summer camp plans for your child? Does your child love choice time? Steve & Kate’s Camp has it all. At Steve & Kate’s, kids have the freedom to make their own choices, driven by curiosity and a range of activities from stop- motion animation, fashion, coding, breadmaking, sports, music, dance, and more. Redeem these guest passes online and your child can show up for any five days. Parents can add additional paid day passes but note these complimentary days will not apply toward the cost of any of any paid plans. Lunch and snacks provided! 


The Deal: 50% off Camp Kimama NY Overnight Juniors (2 winners)
Dates: July 29-Aug 8.
Terms: Full cost is $2,110. Winner will pay 50% ($1055).
Ages: 7-14
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If you like pina coladas….

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Happy Mid-Winter Recess All!

Please remember to keep asking around about auction items – the donations are coming in but not as fast as we would like! DETAILS TO HELP YOU ASK HERE.

And, for those of you sitting on a beach somewhere sipping a pina colada right now (arrrg) and for all of you still in the cold, please think about if you know anyone in the food and beverage industry that would be interested in making an alcohol or food donation to the Gala. Get in touch with events@evcsnyc.org if you have any leads.

Thanks!
– EVCS Gala committee

District 1 Battle of the Family Bands March 3, 2019

Battle of the Family Bands General Admission20.00 USD
Your eTicket will be emailed after payment to your PayPal email address.

Don’t sleep on the event of the year!

The 2nd Annual District 1 Battle of the Family Bands at the Bowery Ballroom is very rapidly approaching and EVCS is ready to show up strong and take home the coveted trophy. We’ll be competing against our friends from The Earth School, PS 110, Tompkins Square Middle School and UNMS. One thing is for certain – it’s going to be really fun.

 

EVCS Weekly Feb 25 – 29

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We had a good week at EVCS. It was great to see some of you at the Parent Math Workshop – we hope you felt a connection to what your child is experiencing in math and were able to sharpen your skills or learn something new as part of the take away! Click here for a peek at the slide show.

Next week, remember we take time to recharge ourselves.
Monday, February 18 – Friday, February 22
Mid-Winter Break (No school all week)!

School resumes on Monday, February 25.
Let’s see what is happening when we return…

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Following Mid-Winter Break

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Spring Gala Auction – Summer Camps preview

Dear Families.

Here’s a sneak preview of summer-camp offers that will be auctioned during the Spring Gala, April 6.

As we all continue our efforts to reach out to more camps, there will be more to consider. Please stay tuned.


NEW

The Deal: 50% off Camp Kimama NY Overnight Juniors (2 winners)

Dates: July 29-Aug 8.

Terms: Full cost is $2,110. Winner will pay 50% ($1055).

Ages: 7-14

Location:
Kimama New York is located an hour and a half north of Manhattan in a picturesque location spread out over an area of about 250 dunams (nearly 62 acres) on the Delaware River.
3149 NY-97, Barryville, NY 12719, USA

General Information:
Kimama NY Kimama New York Junior Camp is a unique Israeli-American summer camp which takes place in New York. This ten-day overnight camp (two weeks including trips) is intended for campers from ages 7 to 14 from the U.S. and Israel who come to camp for a meaningful encounter experience which brings them closer to one another—and which brings U.S. campers closer to Israeli culture and the Hebrew language. Camp is run in Hebrew and English and combines values education with the love of Israel.

The site includes: broad lawns, natural forest, swimming pool, dining room, camper bunks, sports fields, art cabins, rope bridge, archery range, dance and music studio cabins, amphitheater and spaces for cooking workshops. Campers sleep in enchanting wooden bunks, just like something out of the movies. Each bunk sleeps about 10-14 campers (boys and girls separately) according to age groups, with 2-3 counselors per bunk. Each bunk also has its own bathroom and showers.

Kimama is also offering an additional $200 discount for any EVCS student. (When registering online, put EVCS in the comment/note section of the online registration, or call Rachel directly)

For more information, Please contact Rachel Stone, Registration Coordinator. Telephone: 646.779.5579 / Email: rachel@campkimama.org
http://campkimamausa.org/en/junior-camp_kimama/

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School Wide Morning Meeting Message 2/11/19

February 11, 2019

Dear EVCS students,

Welcome back to the last week before our mid-winter break.  It’s going to be an exciting week. This Thursday is not only Valentine’s Day – it is also the 100th day of school this year!  We always like to take some time on the 100th day of school to not only give ourselves a pat on the back for making it to this important benchmark and reflect on how much we have grown and learned, but also to think about the number 100 – a very important number in our base-ten system.     

Speaking of 100 – Did you know that our school building is over 100 years old?  Like all old things, it needs to be taken care of and treated gently and with respect.  We’ve been noticing that some areas of our school – in particular the student bathrooms on the 4th floor – have not been treated so well by our students recently.  I am asking you to please try and do a better job of helping us to be the care takers of this old building so it can be around in another 100 years. Thanks!

Big thanks to the 4th grade for sharing and hosting this morning!  Thanks as always to the SWMM house band, and thanks to everyone who came this morning and sang loud and proud!

Have a great day and a great week.

Love,

Bradley  

EVCS Weekly Feb 11-15

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Our phones are back up and working – please use 212 982 0682.

The Pre-K application for children born in 2015 is open now, and the deadline to apply is March 15, 2019. Click here to apply to Pre-K by Friday, March 15

The cold season is not over! Please play it safe and be sure your child is prepared to be outdoors. And, remember to label personal items.
Stay Healthy
Cover your Cough
Flu guide for parents
Additional Flu Info

Let’s see what’s coming up next week and important dates to save…

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Next Week

Monday, February 11
School Wide Morning Meeting and Bake Sale!
Bake Sale hosted by Kindergarten 8:00 a.m. In the Yard
SWMM hosted by 4th Grade 8:50 a.m. In the Auditorium

Tuesday, February 12
Parent Workshop – Math in Grades K-5 at EVCS
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dinner and childcare provided!
RSVP with your child’s details and contact info!

Wednesday, February 13
No School for PreK
All other grades have a regular school day!

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BLM Special School Wide Morning Meeting Message 2/6/19

Dear EVCS students,

This week in cities all across the United States, schools are participating in the Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action. EVCS is proud to be a part of this national event.  Black Lives Matter is a movement that is working to create a world where Black people, and all people, are valued and treated equitably. Black Lives Matter continues the struggle of the Civil Rights Movement, because even though some things have changed over the years, Black people are still not always treated fairly.

EVCS is a school where Black lives matter, and this week we are taking the time to recognize this.  Every day this week we will be thinking and talking about different guiding principles of the Black Lives Matter movement, and guests will be coming into your classrooms to read books that will shine a light on the Black Lives Matter at School principles. We hope this week will spark rich conversations between all the members of our EVCS community in and out of the classroom!

In just a moment we’re going to march around the community to tell our neighbors that at EVCS we believe that Black Lives Matter. It’s always important to say what you believe, and that’s what we’re going to do!  Our message is simple – Black Lives Matter At School – and this is the exact message many schools around the country are also sharing with their communities this week, so that we can all stand together in solidarity.

Special thanks to our friends in the EVCS Marching Band Drum Line!  Thanks as always to the SWMM house band. A very big thanks to all the members of our school’s Race and Equity Committee for helping to plan our week of action.  And thanks to everyone who came this morning and sang loud and proud!

Have a great day and a great week.

Love,

Bradley