Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 1/9/16

Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 1/9/16: Keeping parents updated with important school news one week at a time…


01/09: Registration for Spring semester of Wingspan Arts begins
01/16: No School (MLK Day)
01/17: General Membership PTA Meeting 8:40am
01/17: Parenting Workshop with Sean Grover (following PTA meeting)


01/21: YCS International Night (see below)


PTA General Membership Meeting and Special Parent Workshop: Jan. 17
Please join us in the YCS cafe on Tuesday, 1/17 for the first PTA General Membership meeting of the new year.  The meeting will be held from 8:40 – 9:00 AM (right after drop off) and will be immediately followed by a parent workshop with Sean Grover, the author of “When Kids Call the Shots.” Sean will be discussing ways to maximize the parent / child relationship to support social, emotional and academic success.

Please Return Your YCS Coin Drive boxes!

Thank you for participating in the YCS coin drive! We’re hoping for 100% participation from all YCS kids and families. Fill your box or just send pocket change! Drop off your child’s box (or a Ziploc bag marked with child’s name/class) in the designated bins in the lobbies. Extra boxes are also available in the main lobby.

Please Join Us for YCS International Night on Jan. 21.

On Saturday, Jan. 21st from 5:30 to 8:30, we will celebrate the diversity of our community with our first YCS International Night.  Come and visit booths representing some of the many countries and regions from which our students and their families originate.  Enjoy the traditional food, music and games.  Please look for the RSVP flier in your child’s backpack.  Parents interesting in hosting a booth should email pta@yorkvillecommunityschool.org.

Registration for Wingspan After school

Registration for the Wingspan Arts Spring 2017 semester will open on Monday, January 9th at noon.  The new semester begins on Monday, January 28th. Class schedules and descriptions can be found here: Wingspan Arts Spring 2017.  Please feel free to email afterschool@wingspanarts.org  or call 212-586-2330 with any questions.

Many thanks to our Holiday Bazaar team!

A fun event that raised money for YCS, helped us clean out our closets, score great deals and donate lots of goods to local charities –  all while our kids had a ball making gingerbread houses!  Thank you to Amanda Wells, Paula Grady, Victoria Brannigan, Malee Shebag, Jessica Couch, Cindy Alder, Nancy Mark, David Wright, Nesli Ciner.

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







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