Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 3/13/17

Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 3/13/17: Keeping parents updated with important school news one week at a time…

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

3/18: YCS Spring Auction: Enchantment Under the Sea, 7PM

COMING SOON:

3/23: Mindfulness Seminar, YCS Cafeteria, at 9am
3/23: New Date for PTA General Membership Meeting, immediately following the Mindfulness Seminar
3/24: Family Friday, Grades K, 1 and 2
3/28 – 3/30: ELA Testing for Grades 3,4, and 5

KEY INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

It’s Here! The YCS Auction “Enchantment Under the Sea” is THIS SATURDAY (March 18th) at 7 PM

  • Auction and Golden Raffle tickets are still on sale and can be purchased HERE. We will also be continuing to sell tickets outside of school through next week.
  • There are exciting new auction items being added every day, including 2 tickets to the World Premiere of Tom Cruise’s latest movie and VIP passes to the afterparty (in LA). All items from our Auction Catalog are also available for proxy bidding online! Click Here to check out all the great deals!
  • If you’d like to volunteer to help with other auction related tasks, please visit our signup genius page
Please fill out your 2017 School Survey

Each family should have received a school Survey at Parent Teacher Conferences. This survey is very important because your responses get included as part of our School Quality Snapshot. Please fill out the physical survey and return it to your child’s teacher, or fill it out online at www.nyschoolsurvey.org. The class or classes that have 100% participation (or closest to it) will win a party!Mindfulness Seminar & General Membership PTA Meeting, 3/23

In our ongoing efforts to support YCS Parents and Caregivers, we will be offering a free Mindfulness Seminar in the YCS Cafeteria at 9 am on March 23rd. Michele Galietta, Ph.D. will walk us through ways to be a better multi-tasker, how to regulate emotions and increase relaxation. Immediately following the Seminar we will have the YCS General Membership meeting, where you can hear all about upcoming PTA activities and ways you can get involved. 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.

YCS Shout-Outs!

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon: Big thanks to Ruth Berghammer, Nesli Ciner, Christie Falciani, Maureen Hicks, Julia Vancheva, Rosemary Wagner and all the YCS students who made cards and decorations for the Teacher / Staff appreciation luncheon on 3/9. It was a great event and the teachers loved it!

More wins from the YCS Chess Team

The YCS Chess Team competed this weekend in the 50th New York State Scholastic Championship chess tournament up in Saratoga and placed 8th out of 24 teams competing in the Primary Reserve section!! In addition, Finn Tyner (2nd grade) came in 11th out of 120 kids competing in that section!! We’re so proud of all the YCS kids who competed: Deya Brodbeck, Jax Gabel, Ethan Steil, Ben Tyner & Finn Tyner. Way to go YCS!!
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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