Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 01/16/18

Keeping parents updated with important school news one week at a time…

COMING SOON:

1/22: Final Day to bring in Coin Boxes
1/23: First General PTA Meeting of 2018 – all are welcome
1/26: Family Friday, Grades 3 – 5
1/27: International Night
2/9: YCS Game Night

KEY INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

Last call for Coin Boxes!
Thank you for participating in the YCS coin drive! The final day to bring in your boxes will be Monday, Jan. 22nd. Drop off your child’s box (or a Ziploc bag marked with child’s name/class) in the designated bins in the lobbies. We’re hoping for 100% participation from all YCS kids and families!

YCS PTA General Membership Meeting and After School Programming Presentation is January 23rd
Please join us in the YCS cafe right after drop off on Tuesday, 1/23 for the first PTA General Membership meeting of the new year. Immediately following the meeting, our After School providers will be presenting their programs as we head into spring registration. Come meet representatives from Wingspan, Big Apple Sports, ChessNYC, 92nd Street Y, Robot Foundry and our newest addition, Girls on the Run. We look forward to seeing you!

Family Friday for Grade 3, 4 and 5 is January 26th
Come to your child’s classroom after drop off to find out more about what they are learning and how you can support them at home.

Get ready for the YCS Second Annual International Night on January 27th!
(Please note that this is a date change from what is currently in the YCS School Calendar)

Enjoy food, music and games from around the world at our 2nd YCS International Night on Saturday, 1/27th, from 4:00 – 6:30 PM. Learn about the many countries and regions from which our students and their families originate, and enjoy delicious food. Flyers have been sent home and admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children. Please RSVP by Thursday, Jan. 19th. There is also still time to volunteer or make a dish by contacting us at YcsInternationalNight@gmail.com.

Do you love fashion / retail? We need your help!
The YCS PTA is currently looking for a parent to run the YCS school store. Duties would include inventory management, staffing and sales during YCS events, and designing new items to sell. If you are interested in hearing more about this position, please contact pta@yorkvillecommunityschool.org

YCS Game Night is Friday, 2/9. Prize Donations Needed!
Family game night is coming up, and we want to have lots of fun prizes for our winners! So…clean your closets for unopened birthday or holiday gifts! Toys, games, puzzles, arts and crafts all make fantastic prizes! Simply drop off your item in one of the bins provided in the east or west lobby. Collection dates are: January 22nd – February 9th.

We Are Looking for Library Volunteers!
Do you have one free hour each week? Library volunteers work in pairs and read to students, help them find books of interest, and check books in/out of the library. If you are interested in volunteering in the school library, please contact Marta Zagare at ycslibrary151@gmail.com

YCS is Mobile!
You can stay in touch with the YCS community by liking our Facebook Page or following us on Instagram at YCS PTA

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