Yorkville Community School eBlast: 03/26/18

Keeping parents updated with important school news one week at a time…
3/27: General PTA Meeting & Parent Workshop on Mindfulness
3/30: No School – Spring Break Begins
4/9: School Resumes

The YCS Auction “The Sweetest Thing” was a Sweet Success!

Thanks to all who attended Saturday’s record breaking YCS Spring Auction. It was a great party, with lots of great food, drink, dancing and amazing auction items! Invoices will be sent home this evening, and fulfillment will start Tuesday morning. We will also be sending out a formal thank you to all our volunteers, underwriters, etc. later this week.
3/27 is the March General PTA Meeting after drop off in the YCS Cafe
We welcome all YCS parents and caregivers at our general PTA meetings. This month we are thrilled to have our very own Michele Galietta, PhD joining us to talk about Mindfulness for Parents: Learn about how our response to stress impacts our kids and what to do about it. More details are available HERE
School Survey Deadline Extended to 3/29
If you have not already done so, please take a few minutes to complete your school survey and return it to your child’s teacher. Or, if you fill it out online (www.nycschoolsurvey.org), please email the confirmation of completion to mainoffice@yorkvillecommunityschool.org. Every class that has 100% participation gets a PARTY!April 2018 Calendar
Please find the updated April 2018 YCS School Calendar attachedYearbooks Volunteers Needed
The YCS Yearbook committee is looking for page layout volunteers for the next few weeks. All the work can be done from the comfort of your own home, while watching Netflix in your PJs! For more information, please contact alison.dow@yorkvillecommunityschool.org

Please Check the Lost & Found!
We will be donating all lost and found items that are not picked up before Spring break.

Nominate your favorite teacher for a 2018 Blackboard Award!
Since 2002, Blackboard Awards have been honoring excellence in education in New York City. Take a moment to thank a teacher who adds so much to your child’s life and to your school community by nominating she or he for a 2018 Blackboard Award for Teachers. You can submit your nomination here http://www.newyorkfamily.com/blackboard-awards/teacher-nomination. The deadline to enter is April 6th!

A Big Thank You to Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright
Our YCS 5th Graders really enjoyed your talk about how laws are made!

Please note there will be no weekly eblast next week, 4/2 due to Spring Break. We will return on Monday, 4/9.

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