Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 3/6/17

Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 3/6/17: Keeping parents updated with important school news one week at a time…


3/8: Second term report cards distributed
3/9: Parent Teacher Conferences: students will have early dismissal at 11:45 AM


3/18: YCS Spring Auction: Enchantment Under the Sea, 7PM
3/21: PTA General Membership Meeting, YCS Cafeteria at 8:45 AM. All are welcome
3/24: Family Friday, Grades K, 1 and 2
3/28 – 3/30: ELA Testing for Grades 3,4, and 5


Parent Teacher Conferences and Early Dismissal on 3/9

We hope everyone has scheduled a time to meet with their child’s teacher to review second term report cards. All children will be dismissed from YCS at 11:45 AM on 3/9 to accommodate these conferences, so please plan accordingly.

  • Wingspan will be offering a half day program – a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art – for any interested YCS families. You can register for that program here. Please note registration will close on 3/7.
  • There will also be a half day chess option on 3/9 through ChessNYC. A flyer will be distributed this week with the sign up information so please look out for that

Help Us Make This Year’s Auction – “Enchantment Under the Sea” – our Best One Yet!

It’s that time of year again! The YCS Annual Auction is around the corner (March 18th) and we need your help!

  • ​​Auction tickets and Golden Raffle tickets are on sale NOW and can be purchased HERE
  • We also will be selling tickets outside of school for the next two weeks during drop off. If you can volunteer to help sell, please email adow423@gmail.com. If you’d like to volunteer to help with other auction related tasks, please visit our signup genius page
  • The Golden Raffle drawing will take place next Friday, 3/10 at 9am so buy your ticket soon!

Find out more about ways you can get involved with the YCS PTA by attending the General Membership Meeting on 3/21

Come to the YCS Cafeteria after drop off to hear about all of the exciting events being planned by your PTA teams, and ways you can volunteer. We will also be hearing from the PTA nominating committee about available PTA positions. Please join us!

Family Friday for Grades K, 1 and 2

Stop by your child’s classroom on 3/24 at dropoff to hear more about what they are learning in class and ways you can support them at home.

ELA Testing

We are asking the class parents from all 3rd 4th and 5th Grade classes to share the testing the worksheets from the “in-person” meetings. Please reach out to your class parent(s) if you do not receive this information this week.

YCS Shout- Outs!

Congratulations to 1 – 308 for collecting the most coins for the YCS coin drive! We hope you enjoy your class goodie basket!

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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