Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 11/14/16

Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 11/14/16: Keeping parents updated with important school news one week at a time…
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
11/14: YCS Readathon Pizza Competition Begins
11/18: Family Friday – Grades K,1 & 2
11/18: YCS Movie Night
NEXT WEEK
11/24 & 11/25: No School, Thanksgiving
KEY INFORMATION FOR PARENTS
Family Friday for Grades K, 1 and 2, November 18th, 8:40-9:25 a.m.
Come to your child’s classroom to find out what they are learning and how you can support them at home.
YCS Movie Night and PJ Party, Friday, Nov. 18; We Need Your Help! 
Movie night is this Friday!  Come watch “Zootopia” with your family and friends!  The final day to RSVP is Tuesday, 11/15 and space is limited (registration form). We also need Movie Night volunteers!  Can you help with check-in, refreshments, or chaperoning? There are lots of ways you can help out, so sign up for a shift HERE! For questions about the event, contact Lili Lampasona at Lili.lampasona@yorkvillecommunityschool.org or Lauren Blair at alexblairsmom@gmail.com
It’s time for the Read-a-thon Pizza Party Competition!
This week, YCS will be competing in the grade wide Read-a-thon pizza party competition.  The class that reads the most in each grade wins!  Please see Sunday’s email for additional information.
YCS Cares: Help Everyone Enjoy Thanksgiving…
Fairway
Each time you use your Community Partners card during checkout at Fairway, your purchases turn into cash for YCS!  See the attached flyer for lots of great holiday offers, and mark your calendar for the the next Fairway Double Day on Tuesday, December 6th
New York Common Pantry
Help us make sure everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving this year by donating cornbread mix, stuffing, olive oil, garlic powder and poultry seasoning. New York Common Pantry will pick up our donations and deliver them in time for the holidays.  Bins for donations will be available in the East entrance.
Election Day Bake Sale a Big Success!
Bake sale chairs Alex and Caroline Oberweger would like to thank everyone who helped out with the Election Day bake sale. Long lines to vote (and a few broken scanners) meant people very much needed the sweet treats and coffee we were providing, and the event raised $2600 for YCS.  Many thanks to Sarina Appel, Rebecca Ashley, Ruth Berghammer, Abby Bessinger, Lauren Blair, Nesli Ciner, Alison Dow, Ileana Futter, Paula Grady, Kate Hrobsky, Tal Landa, Michelle Levitt, Arielle Luijpers, Nancy Martin, Sarah McCash, Nina Miller, Shana Miner Ladin, Sheree Murphy, Sara Orton, Adeleh Petochi – Nassri, Gisela Schiffer, Janice Szabo, Himena Yamane, Linda Greenblatt, Allison Gutstein, Stephanie Rhodes and all our YCS and Middle school helpers!
Stay in touch with the YCS community. To follow us on Facebook. To read Shout Outs for people who are making a big difference in our YCS community CLICK HERE

 

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