Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 1/16/17

Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 1/16/17: Keeping parents updated with important school news one week at a time…

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
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)

COMING SOON:
1/27: Fall after school programing ends
1/27: Family Friday for grades K, 1 and 2
1/30: Spring after school programming begins

KEY INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

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.  Visit www.seangrover.com and see the FLYER for more details.

RSVPs for International Night are due 1/17

Enjoy food, music and games at the first annual YCS International Night on Saturday, 1/21 from 5:30 – 8:30 PM. Learn about the many countries and regions from which our students and their families originate and enjoy delicious food. $10 for adults, $5 children. There is also still time to volunteer for International night. Make a dish or host a table. Contact Eleni or Victoria at PTA@yorkvillecommunityschool.org

Coin Drive is in Full Swing

Coin drive boxes are pouring in from all the grades! Drop off your child’s box in the lobby bins this week. Many thanks to all the families who have participated so far! Lost your box? Grab a spare in the main lobby. Can’t part with yours? Just drop your change in a ziplock bag with your child’s name and class-number. Not a lot of change? Bring it in any way, every little bit helps fund the amazing enrichment programs at YCS!

Family Friday for Grades K, 1 and 2

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

YCS Auction, “Enchantment Under the Sea”, is only 8 weeks away!

Did you receive a nice gift during the holidays that you can’t use or don’t want? It might make a great donation for the spring auction? Please contact the PTA to donate your item today! YCS_2017AuctionDonationForm for the auction form.

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

 

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