Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 10/24/16

Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 10/24/16: Keeping parents updated with important school news one week at a time…

Mark Your Calendar
10/25: PTA General Membership Meeting, 8:45am
10/28: Family Friday for Grades 3 – 5
10/29: YCS Fall Festival!

Next Week

10/31: Halloween (children are not permitted to wear Halloween costumes to school)
11/3: Parent Teacher Conferences; Early Dismissal
11/4: Popcorn Friday

Key Information for Parents

General Membership PTA Meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 25th at 8:45 AM in YCS Cafeteria

All parents are invited to attend, especially those with 4th and 5th graders. Our Community Education Council rep, John Keller will be talking about District 2 Middle Schools and will update us on the work of the CEC.

Family Friday for Grades 3, 4 and 5, Oct. 28th from 8:40 – 9:25 AM

Come to your child’s classroom to find out what they are learning and how you can support them at home.

Rock the Block at the YCS Annual Fall Festival, Oct. 29th

It’s finally here! The best street party on the Upper East Side will happen on Saturday, Oct. 29th, from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Bring friends, family and neighbors and enjoy the bouncy castles, crafts, games and delicious food!  There are still plenty of ways you can volunteer to help make this event a huge success! Sign up HERE. All proceeds benefit YCS.

Get your Fall Festival Activity Tickets at a discount!

Fall Festival Raffle and Activity Tickets will be on sale this week at the PTA meeting and during drop-off/pickup. Tickets are $1.00 each and if you buy $20 you get 5 free. Raffle tickets will also be on sale for $5 each (or 5 for $20). You can pay with cash, credit or debit card.  If you cannot make it in person, you can also send your order in your child’s backpack – don’t forget to include your child’s name and class!

 
Shop Online at Fairway and Earn $ for YCS!
Do you love the convenience of ordering groceries online but wish there was a way YCS could get credit for your purchase? NOW THERE IS! Shop online at https://shop.fairwaymarket.com/ and enter PS151 during checkout, and Fairway will donate 3% of your online purchase to YCS! Please see the attached flyer for details and a special in-store coupon. Happy shopping, and thanks for your support!
YCS Shout-Outs!

Thanks to everyone who helped make picture day a big success – we couldn’t have done it without you! Jessica Couch, Julia Vancheva, Cynthia Alder, Dominique Jones, Christina Hernandez, Pam Cozzolino, Nesli Ciner and Dulcie Lin, and special thanks to Ruth Berghammer for feeding the volunteers.
Also, thank you to all the families who have generously underwritten some of our Fall Festival expenses! We couldn’t make it happen without you! We are still looking for more underwriters — please make a one time donation for the Fall Festival by clicking here.

Stay in touch with the YCS community. To follow us on Facebook CLICK HERE To read Shout Outs for people who are making a big difference in our YCS community CLICK HERE
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